Thursday, February 18, 2010

THRIFTY THURSDAY

I realized last night that I'd begun this post but never finished it. Here are some thrifty jewellery purchases that I made when shopping at Value Village last month. (I had to purchase them in order to help me deal with the loss of Nadine! Chocolate alone did not quite take the edge off my sorrow!)
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I found 2 necklaces that were very similar; and apparently, the flower choker-type of necklace is popular this season. I believe each of these were in the $3 range.*
I've been keeping my eyes open for a necklace in shades of orange/peach/coral; so when I spied with my little eye" this fellow, I paid the exorbitant price of $4.99. It hangs very nicely and is a good length for me. (I quite often find that the end of my necklaces hide under the top of my shirts! Does anyone else have that problem?)*
My last find that day was an expensive one at Value Village - $9.99! But it's such a beautiful pendant!It's got a milky stone (very much like a Moonstone) surrounded by blue rhinestones in a very pretty setting.
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Happy Thrifting everyone!

8 comments:

Eva Gallant said...

Wow! You hit the jackpot!

Anita said...

Yeah that seals it...I often say I need to go thrifting with you and I can honestly say I mean it! I am especially loving those top two necklaces! Quite lovely!

Debra from Bungalow said...

Have fun wearing those beautiful necklaces!

Marie said...

Once again you have come up with some real beautiful finds!! xxoo

Nezzy said...

Woohoo, you found the hidden treasure! I'm always amazed at the things your find. I bow to you ole Thrift Queen, a title well earned.

Enjoy this day filled with many blessings!!!

The Garden of Egan said...

Well honey, you'll just have to start wearing your shirts lower!

Terra said...

You inspire me to go out and buy some gorgeous jewelry; these are all pretty and wonderful low prices too.

jeannette stgermain said...

Saw the title of your blog at someone elses blog and had to visit you -I don't know how one ages gracefully -I wanna go down fighting!
BTW the last stone is very pretty -what a steal -rhinestones for $10!