Thursday, March 25, 2010

THRIFTY THURSDAY


One of my favorite thrift stores in the area, The Daisy, always closes down for a day in between seasons to redecorate and bring out the new duds. This Tuesday, they opened their doors at 10 am for the "spring fashion line". The place was stuffed to the gills by the time I got there during my noon hour lunch break. I still scored a wonderful array of pretty clothes, a lot of it in yellow -- the very color I was looking for this season.
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This first shirt ($3.50) is a Northern Reflections ultra-suede - very soft! I wore it last night to our TOPS Easter auction with the glass bead necklace you see in the picture (The Sally Ann for $1.00); it reminds me of easter eggs.*
My next shirt ($3.50) is a pretty cotton one in yellow, grey & white with shirring at the sides (to accentuate my womanly curves!!!)*
And my next shirt ($3.50) is another Northern Reflections brand. (Do you have that in the US??) It's 50% cotton/50% linen, so it's nice and crisp feeling; and it will be a perfect cover-up over a simple white cotton cami. I've paired it with a (tucked away and hidden until Mother's Day) bead and chain necklace.Here's a close-up. You look at it; I can't because it's a surprise until Mother's Day!Isn't it pretty; it's so spring like! It was bought at a great sale in February for $2.97; I bought another one exactly like it and a purple one for my eldest daughter. Now, if only I could find where I put them ....... Hmmm..........
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And to go with all that pretty yellow, what could be better than this bracelet ($1.00).
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Just so you don't get the idea that I want to wear sunshiney-yellow all spring, I did buy something in another color. I bought this pretty little t-shirt ($2.50).*
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But my big score for this week -- heck, probably for the whole month -- is this ace condition leather jacket ($20). My soon-to-be 20 yr old has a birthday coming up the end of April. And I think she's at that age where she would appreciate a good jacket.*
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One of the nice things about the store just re-opening this week is that you could go in several times a day for the whole week and find so many wonderful treasures.
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So ................. guess where I'm going tomorrow at lunch time??

14 comments:

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

You have done it again and found some terrific buys. It will be nice to wear something different after months of heavy layers this past winter. It always makes me feel like I've lost pounds of weight just putting on lighter weight clothing.

Lemondrop Marie said...

Great thrifty treasures, good for you! I love finding a new source of thrifty finds. Great job- I love all of the yellow.
Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
Spring into Spring giveaway

Suburban Princess said...

Awesome finds!

Eva Gallant said...

I think my favorites are the necklaces! so pretty!

Linda said...

Love the shirts and the prices! I can hardly pay retail anymore for clothes after being such a thrift person. Love the necklaces!!!!

Kathy C. said...

Those are some great finds...ESPECIALLY that jacket! Nice!

Nezzy said...

Every time I think you've topped yourself ya go and do it again. The pretty tops and jewelry is one thing but baby you have surly shot the moon with that great leather jacket! Woohoo, that's got to be the find of the century.

Have a fun~filled blessed day!!!

Maureen said...

Definitely a theme going on there! But who could resist!Good luck on your return trip.

Marie said...

What beautiful finds Sandy! You are so lucky when you go shopping! xxoo

LV said...

You are an amazing shopper. You did very well on your finds. I never seem to have that kine of luck.

wendy said...

Well, dang girl. YELLOW is my favorite color....and pink.
good finds for sure.

Garden of Egan said...

Wow that necklace is beautiful.
You are truly amazing and I love seeing what you find.
How big is your closet?

Barbara said...

Dang, I want your thrift store!! Nice finds, especially the jacket!!

Please enter me in your bulb drawing - I want to see if I can actually get bulbs to grow!!

Thanks for stopping by the blog, I appreciate it!!
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Barbara
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The Real Me! said...

Some seriously sweet scores my friend. I love those button up shirts! Way to go!

Hugs
Kim