Joan and I went to several thrift stores last week, looking for items she will use this fall at school, and for a shower curtain and curtain rings for our upstairs bath.
The new thrift stores were disappointing, both in selection and in display, but our favorite store delivered plenty of finds.
For her walls, Joan found a framed print and a wall sculpture of hammered and welded metal that she'd been admiring for months. One of the thrift store employees told us the story behind that particular piece of art, and told Joan she could have it at a much lower price than it was marked.
She also found a couple of ornamental dishes that she liked...
...two brightly colored flower plates, two new beaded picture frames, and two clutch purses, also new.
While Joan was shopping, I found a pink straw purse with silk and bead flowers embroidered on it, a cotton full-size sheet to use as quilt backing, and an oval linen tablecloth with just a small stain - perfect for using outside.
We rounded out our purchases with a few Pyrex and Fire King pieces to use at home.
No shower curtain or curtain rings this time! Going over to Apron Thrift Girl
to see what others found last week... .