UPDATE: I went back for Banana Dog
Attending a wedding soon, got lucky thrifting this suit!
Brooks Brothers suit, $10, Community Aid. Tie, $2, Salvation Army. Waited til some nice weather to wear it.
Needed an emergency dress for an event yesterday and found one for £6.99 (9 USD) at my favourite charity shop!!
Ready for the slopes, moon, or time machine! $20
paid $200 for this rad couch on craigslist!
Halloween Costume Thanks to a thrifted coat
I can't believe my wife said no to Banana Dog
Found this handmade leather tracksuit for $10 at my favorite local thrift store and it fits PERFECTY
Found a signed Gabriel Iglesias action figure at Goodwill and he confirmed it was his signature on Twitter
I love quirky watches! I thought this was just a bangle at first! $5!
$200 was too high for me but my mom insisted on buying this adorable cabinet for my daughter's Disney-themed bedroom
couldn't resist this 70s rainbow kettle for $7
Drove home in a snowstorm with this hanging out of my trunk but it was TEN DOLLARS
Under $20 for the full suit
Crayola calculator! $2, needs a new battery!
After checking the glass section of my Goodwill every day, for 3 years, for THIS SPECIFIC MUG...patience FINALLY paid off today...
Went to a vintage shop for the first time last week. Found this 1960s dress for NYE and couldn’t leave it behind.
I’m an opera singer. Guess who found this $1000 Chiara Boni gown for $15 at Salvation Army!
This $30 3 piece pink suit I got yesterday
Picked up this witchy 1940s era coat today for $20!
Been wanting one of these tees for a while, snagged one yesterday for a $1.50!
I think this sweater had more fun in the 90s than I did
Disappointing thrift shop purchase today...my fault for not looking inside :(
Bless the thrift gods. This honestly shook me to my core. Never worn, just my size Docs for $10.
$30 for the dresser, $15 for paint and $25 for legs and handles.
Went with my friend to the thrift store and he found 3 version of his favorite shirt in different colors
Can someone let Jerome know I have his booty shorts?
I thought I was hallucinating, all for under $25
much dress. very wow.
Best $2 sweatshirt found at GW.
Just got a vintage pair of leather pants for $12! Complete with two tickets to a Pearl Jam concert in 1998
Searching for a suit for a wedding. Found a three piece with retail value $1700, paid $20 for it.
My Grammie, before she passed, gave me the top 3, left, casserole dishes. I have found every other piece at Goodwills and Antique Stores, over the last 15 years... It's been fun to Collect it
Hell yeah, Karen
Do garage sales count?
Got this astronomy sweater for €3,95. I have to get used to puffy sleeves!
Does this count? A lady i work with offered me boxes of old video game stuff for $50 if I got it out of her basement, sight unseen, pretty sure I used up my lifetime supply of luck on this one
Got this cool 90s Igloo Picnic Basket cooler at a garage sale for 2$.
I found 250+ vintage Punk Rock Flyers from the 80's in the garage of an estate sale. A few of my favorites..
I was told this was a green amethyst, and haggled to $42. Took it to a jeweler to have it appraised—it’s a rare green diamond, 4.4 ctw, over 100 years old, conservatively worth more than $8k!
I was starting to lose hope that I’d be able to thrift my wedding dress. I bought this today for $60! With alterations and a cleaning, still comes in far under what I would have paid for something a lot more simple. I’m in love!
Thrifted everything here. Took us a few years but it was oh so worth it!
Picked up this walnut room divider for $90 at a local thrift store recently - unbranded and labeled “entertainment center”
I found this gorgeous green dress at my local Arc for $15 and knew I couldn’t leave the store without it!
Thrifted dresser turned into a vanity sink and thrifted mirror.
Tommy Hilfiger sweater for $7 (sorry for modeling it)
1960s Zenith TV. We took out the tube. Books, bimorphic dish, and glazed California Pottery plant pot were thrifted too.
I always make sure to check over the entire costume jewelry section before leaving and today I found this diamond sapphire engagement ring in a rummage bowl for $2. Took it to a jewellers straight after and they confirmed it was real.
Got this leather couch yesterday for the low low price of free!
This professionally made nutcracker/prince outfit for $10
30 years ago my late great grandfather shut down his men’s clothing store. Today I bought a suit tailored by him nearly 400 miles away in a Goodwill.
GumTree came in clutch!! My *pink whale finally!! I paid literally a tenth of the retail price! So excited!
This knockoff Polo sweatshirt I found at Goodwill
My best find to date. The entire bigger blacker box with the secret card in the lid and all the expansions never opened. 4.99 at my local Goodwill!
Slowly collecting plates from different eras and letting guests choose their place at the table based on the plate that speaks them. Each plate under $5.
My studio chair cost $10 on OfferUp.
Estate Sale haul
Thrifted vintage gown that resembles the lamé dress Marilyn wore. I did not nail the pose, I know.
Mugs in soft muted colours for $0.25 a piece
Found at a Goodwill, no I didn't buy it, but probably should have. I'm 5 months pregnant and can only imagine the reaction people would have had if I wore this.
The best 23 piece dinosaur tea set I’ve ever seen! I can’t wait to be the coolest grandma with these in her china cabinet one day
Gotta admit, had some palpitations when I found this crazy 70s disco Concept 2 by Campus three piece suit ($20), and it fit my scrawny butt like a glove. I love the high-waisted bell bottoms and how much they flare out!
1970s handmade mini halter dress with hand sewn lace appliqué found in my favorite thrift store in Florence, Italy.
Kim Possible pants for $5!
Found this 8ft tall mirror on the side of the road & gave it a fresh coat of paint.
All this for $50! Everything works, lenses are in great shape!
I don't know who keeps donating NorthFace jackets, but I'm not complaining! Got this for 16.99!
My favorite thrifting score: $40 vintage pink velvet couch.
All at one goodwill. Marie Kondo strikes.
Vintage dress from a local vintage shop, perfect for the first fall-feeling day of the year.
Some 30 year old is gonna be really upset when they find out their parent donated these
Found this gem for $8 at my local thrift store!
Found this gorgeous, early 1960s, orange wool coat at Goodwill. After reaching into the pocket , I was thrilled to find a small time capsule was included. (See the matchbook below). BONUS- It was %50 off so total cost= $13.51. It was a good day :)
Found this for $2. My sister used to have one when she was a kid and she cried so much when she forgot it at school one day and it was gone the next day. I'm going to surprise her with it today.
For my high school prom, I thrifted my dress at a local vintage shop in Kensington Market, Toronto. Total Cost = $30
Got this dress at a local thrift/consignment for $15.99! Bonus: 75% of proceeds went to a local animal shelter!
This Mug Speaks To Me
Got this vintage Burberry trench coat at Goodwill for $75; it fits me perfectly 🤩
Fully furnished my living room for $85!
Dress, earrings and necklace all from the local Opshop! Hair, makeup and tailoring was exchanged for gardening! Total: $52
I found this pretty nifty cycling jersey today at GW.
Had to convince myself that buying this bear was worth it. Realized it was a “Build a Bear” store display. Painted it like a washed up Build a Bear
Catch and release
Found this gorgeous Calvin Klein dress at the bins. Now I just need a good summer wedding to attend.
Love finds like these! Picked up these vintage Levi's and in one of the pockets was a movie ticket for A Bug's Life in 1998
Do flea markets count? Scored a working vintage rain lamp for $30
Pristine condition Loewe 'Puzzle' bag, $20 at Goodwill. Retails at $2,590
This 70s coat for $10
This was $1.99, but preventing wildfires is free!
Murano Italy Glass Fish Bag $4 at GW!
This Majestic Jacket
$9 thrifted walnut dresser for my daughter's room. Definitely one of my favorite finds.
With all these jewelry posts as of late, I thought I would share what the selection is like in the rural south
Here’s my mums entirely thrifted (and a little modified) Mary Poppins for world book day - she’s a primary school teacher and likes to get involved.
Bought these pants/overalls at gw for 6$ (Pocketsssssss)
Worth $25, I’d say
Mid Century Kopenhaven wall unit $50.
Found a miumiu coat at a pawn shop for FIVE DOLLARS!
I should retire now. This was the craziest day of my thrifting career. North Face, Patagonia and my first Le Creuset.
Easily my new favorite shirt. Got this amazing 70s Wrangler disco shirt with apple motifs and apple pie written all over it. Pure polyester, a large pointed collar, and a funky pattern, it's the perfect 70s shirt.
Vintage overalls thrifted for $1, sewed a homemade patch on for a festive Valentines outfit <3
I'm a simple man; I see vintage Riedell roller skates, I buy them.
Got nine (six pictured) old casino chairs for $2. Not each, total.
Ok not a thrift shop, but found by the side of the road for council cleanup, minor fix required to the arms...free
Can’t believe this quirky art I found for $18 retails for over $1,000
I found THE perfect faux leather blazer/jacket! The vest, jeans and shirt are thrifted as well🤩
Can't believe this! Found a 1998 Nike Winter Olympic Games jacket. These were used exclusively by the CBS news reporters of the Olympic Games in Japan 1998. Got it for $6 in the middle of nowhere, Australia!
When I found this dress for 5 dollars at my local thrift store, I knew I had to have it! The cute little vintage hat is from a thrift store as we and cost more than the dress at a whopping 8 dollars!
Finally!!! A Pendleton wool blazer has been on my list for ages. It had a small stain on the lapel but thankfully came out in the wash. $5 well spent!
Went to a house clearance and found this pin marked as costume jewelry for $5. Took it to a jeweller and they confirmed it’s unmarked gold with diamonds and sapphires.
The perfect jacket doesn’t exis....
This $2 dress had a broken zipper that I repaired in 6 minutes!
The perfect gift
I upcycled an old tv stand thrifted from VarageSale for $10 and gifted it to puppers for Christmas. She loves it!
Found this 14k gold lapis lazuli pendant for $3
I found this dress for an upcoming wedding. The tags were still on AND it has POCKETS!
Pretty sure I just hit peak thrifting, I don't think I can top this. $15 for my babies to lounge in the manner they deserve
75cents for this basket. Cat was found for free at the dump 5 years ago.
Flea market find! I love Garfield, and giant orange cats.
*slaps roof* this bad boy is gonna make so many cookies
Removed the shoulder pads from this vintage dress from Goodwill and wore to Thanksgiving dinner.
St. Vinny’s impulse buy. $40 and it pulls out into a bed. I am in love!
Quick story: in high school I found this vintage apple necklace that I loved at an antique store, but I left it at an ex boyfriends house and never got it back. Yesterday I walked into an antique store and SAW THE SAME NECKLACE! 10 years later and 700 miles away, the treasure hunt always pays off!
Since my thrifted coat went over so well, I thought I'd share one of my favorite thrifted corners of my home.
Goodwill prom dress this year!
Bought this dress at goodwill 3 months ago hoping to wear it to my baby shower.. it fit like a dream! And still in love with the scallops 😍 PinkBlush maternity $6
Found this gorgeous dress for $20 at goodwill! I'm going to wear it to prom
Not the fanciest/most expensive find, but one dear to my heart. I found a $2 match to my 30yr old baby blanket my Meme made me! I’m due with a girl any day now and now she gets a blanket to match mine! (new on left, old on right)
This is the second vintage prairie dress I’ve found since I began thrifting 4 years ago! This one was $2 at an estate sale and the brand is Jody T. It’s literally in perfect condition after almost 50 years and I love it so much! The print is fruits and florals.
My thrifted rainbow record wall
Vintage Le Creuset yesterday - Since it's a set, I'll just charge you $4.99 for all of it.
Just dropped a fiver for this Vietnam era MA-1 flight jacket in truly mint condition.
I found the bag I colored when I was 13 and was donated by my mom's ex 3 years ago without my permission in a salvation army. I never thought I'd see it again.
The best $1.99 I will ever spend in my lifetime
Side of the road pickup - each country is a different type of rock
Started a new job this week and thrifted the perfect Banana Republic wrap dress for work.
Thrifted this almost brand new couch for 50$ for my breakfast nook
Found this rivière style necklace this morning for $11 and assumed the stones were glass but they’re actually genuine amethysts.
Managed to thrift my entire costume, dyed the vest yellow
I pretty much only wear black but I couldn’t help myself with this £5 gem
Found this ring for $5 as it was sold as ‘gold plated’. The ‘PLAT’ hallmark actually means platinum, and the stones are diamonds and aquamarine.
Got an old antique hardware store cabinet from OfferUp for $100- it has 72 drawers & spins 😍
$65 for this dresser!
Not bad for $30!
We’re gonna party like it’s 1955.
That time I found two Winnie The Pooh costumes. One fit me and the other was a dog costume that fit Betty, our Boston Terrier.
$5 tt/.75c us tie collar blouse. Very 70s and very librarian-ish (which i am!)