Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Bringing brightness to my day.


I was feeling rather gloomy and needed a trip to the thrift store. I didn't expect to find much and wasn't really caring whether or not I did. Just need to stop and it was less than two tenths of a mile from the grocery store. Why not look. I had an exciting time just by myself walking up and down the aisles. I found the blue elephant Napco planter, two made in Sweden brightly colored wooden hot plates that have handles so they can be hung, four tall wheat print glasses, a vintage porcelain owl and the cutes Japanese squirrel. The squirrel was claimed by my daughter for her vintage nick nack shelf and for some reason I can't stop enjoying his eyes.


Continuing down the linen aisle I couldn't believe the bright colors. Vintage and new sheets, reproduction vintage circus fabric and rainbow stripe fabric. How could you not feel better with all these mood lifting colors. Some of this will be used in sewing projects and some added as inventory to my on line store butterflyplace.etsy.com. It was a spur of the moment decision to go and well worth the trip. I can't wait to just do it again because only I can change my mood. Have a wonderful week everyone.

9 comments:

Michelle said...

Lovely Finds! I'm especially enamored of the Elephant planter...Will he be available for purchase?

Cap Creations said...

The squirrel is pretty adorable! And yes all those bright colors are pretty uplifting. Love them! Thank you for sharing at Cap Creations.

Diann said...

Lots of fun thrifted treasures! Sometimes we just need some thrift retailing to brighten up our day! Thank you for sharing at TTF. Have a terrific day!

Jeanne said...

I'm your neighbor at Thrift Share Monday and I loved the thumbnail of the bright colors. Made my day!

Laura said...

woot so many good finds!!

LV said...

Sometimes it helps to get out when we are not having a good day. Looks like your trip paid off well.

Michele said...

You did indeed clean up at the thrift store! Love all your cool finds.

Bijou Sugar-Socks said...

lovely lovely fabrics! instant happy :)

Two Succulent Sisters said...

Nice stuff. It's a lift to get something you like. So glad to visit. Best wishes to you, Linda