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Thrifty Finds

Sometimes when I find something that I really like (usually silver or Wilton Armetale) I search for it on the internet to see what it cost originally. I paid $3.99 for this Double Wine Chiller with Aluminum insert.



I found this:

It can be found at Maison Drake for $149.99 (was $184.00) I think I got a good deal.


And this little gold mirror, originally from TJ Maxx:

I’m going to make a wall grouping of these:

I have found several, all different sizes and I hope to make it look like this:

This photo is from Nesting Place, Inexpensive Wall Art

I am working on an upstairs bedroom, and I think my collection will look great up there!  You see, I don’t  do just randomly buy cheap stuff without a plan.

When I saw this, I had several ideas.

I could rolls towels and put them on here

or I could use it to hold wine, of course.

 Have you found anything lately?  I love the thrill of the hunt!

Happy thrifting to you!

Sharing at:

Linda’s Coastal Charm


  1. Wonderful finds! Love your silver collection, too, it is one of my favorites to scope out at our Goodwill stores!

  2. Debbie, what great finds!! LOVE the wine chiller! That one is AWESOME!! You scored big time!

  3. You have found some beautiful pieces! I do have some great finds – china, glass, particularly.

  4. I swear you find the best stuff!! I am so jealous of that wine bucket, I mean really jealous! Can’t wait to see what fabulousness you put together with all of your finds.


  5. I never thought to use a wine rack as towel storage. Great idea. Looks like you found some good stuff. I have been in a thrifting funk the last few weeks. Hope it picks up soon.

  6. Maybe you should do a little hunting for me! You came home with some serious “kill.” I love the gold frame.
    Have a great weekend, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment on the joy pot too!

  7. Oh goodness. I would most definitely say you got a good deal, and I am jealous of you for it. I think it would be great to use the wine rack for towels!

  8. Great finds! I cannot wait to see that grouping! I love your ideas!

  9. Hi Debbie,

    Wow, what great finds…Lucky you!
    I like the towels in the wine rack…Can’t wait to see the new wall!
    All the Best,

  10. Great finds Debbie! I do the same thing you do, research my finds.

  11. Love the wine holder used as towel holder idea. I bought lots of Halloween decor at the local thrift stores. Recently found out that I bought a Willow House Highland Casserold Caddy for 4.98 at the thrift store. It retails for $39.96, but is on sale for $21.96. I didn’t realize what I had until last weekend when I was perusing the Willow House sale catalog online.

  12. Love the corbels…simply perfect! I almost bought a very similar ice bucket at the Goodwill yesterday for $4.99. You have me second guessing myself now…darnit! I wonder if it is still there?

  13. You mean I should have a plan for the cheap stuff I buy? 😉 I find that like hardwood floors, it needs to sit around for awhile to acclimate to the house…only then does it find the perfect place! Awesome finds – really love the wall shelf/sconce idea!

  14. Linda@Coastal Charm

    Well look at YOU…Miss THRIFTY!!!! Love that wine chiller…super duper deal and that’s a darling little mirror. Come on by and share all your treasures at NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAY…the party is still going strong:)


  15. Wow, you got some major bargains!

  16. That wine chiller!!!! What a DEAL!! Love your finds once again:)

  17. Love it Debbie. You do have a good eye too, and look beyond the piece. I try to do the same while thrifting. It is so much fun to look at something that others see as junk and make it beautiful in our homes.

  18. good eye! i’d say those are some serious finds. wish i could boast about my finds. might need to hit a thrift store or two today. thanks for sharing.

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