Sunday, August 23, 2009

2 weeks worth of yard sale treasures

Jeff and I went to yard sales yesterday and the Saturday before, but my life is pretty busy right now and I am just getting around to posting them.
And these will probably be the last yard sales we go to for awhile. Jeff will have a total knee replacement surgery this week.
So, I may not do much blogging at all in the next few weeks.
We got some great stuff yesterday, so here it is.....
this sweet handmade quilt was just $1 at the VFW sale. It is a lap quilt, about a yard square.
I like it so much because the colors and prints look like a quilt my grandmother would of sewed. She like to put bright colors together too.

New linens~
these were from a home in the high-priced neighborhood
the red checks is a long tablecloth that fits our long dining table perfectly,
the yellow damask are 6 nice napkins with a crocheted edge
and a brand new package of 4 Williams-Sonoma dish clothes.


Vintage linens
these are also from the VFW sale - all four tablecloths were 25 cents.
2 of them are long and will work on our long table. The other 2 are square and should be fine in the breakfast room or on the patio.

lots of Tupperware at the VFW sale - these were all 20 or 25 cents each


a few books for Gavin

Now on to last week - last weeks pictures are so dark - I guess a black tablecloth is not a good background
a cute little hanging bird and a set of cookie cutters, also with a bird in the set


Books and a toy for Gavin


a scary looking apothecary jar - it looks much better cleaned up
and 3 picture frames for Nina - she has been making a family picture on a big wall in their new home. She painted a big assortment of frames the same color and she says they look great - I'll see it Monday night when she is hosting a jewelry party.
2 lamps for a guest room - just $1 for the pair
if you are a yard-saler, I hope you had a good week too!
Head over to Rhoda's Southern Hospitality Blog for lots more yard sale treasures.

24 comments:

  1. You got some really nice things! I love those vintage tablecloths. Great deals!

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  2. Wow-great finds! I love the quilt and the new linens... especially all the vibrant and lovely colors! :)

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  3. Best wishes for Jeff's surgery. My dad had it done and was up and around surprisingly quick!

    I love the linens and what deals.

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  4. Hey Rhonda! I also use the $1 spray paint from Wal-Mart! Great minds think alike, huh? LOL I get good results with it. From what I see on other blogs the one to use is Krylon or Rustoleum (?). I just don't know if the extra money is really worth the price difference.

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  5. Rhonda, GREAT finds!!! I love the tablecloths for 25.

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  6. I would have HAD to have the Wms Sonoma towels! :)

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  7. Sending prayers and positive energy to Jeff for his upcoming surgery. I am sure you will be busy as he is recovering but remember I am thinking of you. I hope this is the last time he will need the surgery.

    Hugs ~
    Heidi

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  8. LOVE the quilt and linens!!!!!!!!!!!


    love, kelee

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  9. Awesome finds! I love the lamps and those linens are awesome! I love the yellow! I will be praying for your family and your husband a speedy recovery.

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  10. I can't believe all the treasures you found!!

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  11. Great stuff! The linens, the birds, those lamps!

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  12. I adore the vintage table clothes!

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  13. The table linens were an excellent buy at the VFW sale. And the napkins and the new dish towels are such a pretty yellow. The prices in your area are pretty darn good!
    :-) Sue

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  14. OMGosh a $1 for a pair of lamps!!! Great Score. Love the new linens and the vintage tablecloths and their great colors!
    Toni

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  15. Wow, you did well. Those vintage tablecloths are gorgeous!!!

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  16. Cute little birdy! Wishing your hubby a speedy recovery!!

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  17. I love that apothecary jar! Good luck during the recovery!

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  18. Love all your garage sale finds.

    Good luck to Jeff. I had my right knee replaced March 30 and although the first few weeks were a little rough I can kneel on it, get up and down easily and haven't fallen since.

    Gretchen

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  19. Great finds!

    Good luck to Jeff on his knee replacement surgery. My mom had it done in March and she is SOOOOOO much better than before she had it!

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  20. Such a lot of thrifty finds. I love the jar.
    love
    Alison
    x

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  21. Wow Rhonda Great Deals I need to start garage sale~ing again!!

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  22. Oh my goodness, I LOVE those linens! Great deals and finds, Rhonda.

    ~Melanie
    www.melathome.blogspot.com

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