Category Archives: Silver

Thrifty Thrifting

I have been thrifty with my trips to the thrift shops, trying to bring a little less home while I work on the clutter that is already here. There are some things I just can’t leave behind if they are … Continue reading

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Skating Scotties

For several years I’ve received as gifts various pieces from the Skating Scotties pattern by Global Design Connections by Kate Williams. When I saw the salad plates this year at Home Goods, I scooped them right up. Then my daughter … Continue reading

Posted in Dishes, Garage Sales, Linens, Pewter, Scotties, Silver, Tablescaping, Tea Set, Thrifting, Uncategorized, Vintage, Yard Sales | 25 Comments

Versatile Thrifted Ironstone

A few weekends ago we headed out for the one yard sale I would have time to attend before other engagements tied me up for the rest of the day. This one was out in the country at a small … Continue reading

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Birthday Buys

I just had to do a bit of shopping on my birthday, both retail and thrift. A pop into the local Salvation Army shop was not in vain as I found the three of these blue and white cups. There … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2011

We had our Independence Day dinner celebration on the third. I love this holiday! This is a thrifty tablescape, too. I’ll list the patriotic participants at the end. Flags and stars are some of my favorites. My sweet friend “S” … Continue reading

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Twice is Nice for a Resourceful Woman

We decided to hear a couple tunes from some of our favorite artists who were playing at a local town’s monthly First Friday event. It’s a big night for the town with loads of people shopping the downtown and catching … Continue reading

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Cosmos Cake Plate Inspired May Day Tablescape

When I found this darling Cosmos Cake Stand at a recent yard sale, I knew she would want to be featured in the center of a tablescape. I gathered some of the other flowers in my stash of dishes and … Continue reading

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