I had a really great week at the thrift stores. That’s what happens when you’re there almost everyday looking for furniture for a new house that’s twice the size of the old (teensy) apartment.
I knew that the minute I bought a stereo with a record player, I’d find the suitcase record player I’ve been searching for. And I did. This one is pretty blue, an old high school record player that works like a charm and cost $8!
Despite the fact that I found a suitcase record player this week, this set of Heller plastic wear is my favorite find. I actually squeaked with joy when I saw it. I love the juicy citrus colors, and the clean design. I cannot wait to use these on our new patio!
This Mango Slice mirror from Anthropologie has been on my radar for ever. I was so excited to find this slice-of-wood mirror at Savers for $2.99. It’s not the same, but it’s got the same vibe and I love it.
We found Ruby a bunk bed on Craigs List, and then I found two of these sweet chenille bedspreads to go on it. I’ve been looking, because ever since we saw A Christmas Story at the theater in December, she’s been asking for a blanket like Ralphie’s, which was just plain white chenille. I have no idea why that stuck in her head, but she’s asked me for one about a hundred times since then. It’s always a balance with my little tomboy, and these worked for her because they aren’t too girlie. They’re go over Spiderman and Dinosaur sheets.
Mid-century hamper for my bedroom. I love when I go into a thrift store looking for something specific, and find it. It doesn’t happen often, but it did this week! I particularly love the glittery handles!
Confession time: I buy most of my kitchen staples (flour, sugar, rice, etc.) in bulk. I don’t own canisters! I know, I know . . . but my last kitchen was so small, there was no space for them. And . . . and . . . I have no excuse. I keep everything in the plastic bags I buy it in. I love these Pyrex canisters. They have a great wide mouths and are super cute. Here’s the first in my future collection.
If I didn’t find so many other great things this week, these books-on-records would have been my favorite find. They’re from the 60s and the illustrations are incredible. Ruby’s going to have a ball with these.
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