Thrifty Treasures for the week

I’ve been at the Lovelady Center all weekend tackling the room redo, so no yardsales for me this week.  I can’t wait to share all of that with you.  It totally turned out SO cute!! We all love it.

But, here are a few items that I picked up for the room while yardsaling that I painted and rehabbed to make them work for the room.

Here’s the functional, but pretty sad little folding bookcase I picked up for $5.

And here it is AFTER with the same sassy green paint I used at my house.  This brassy lamp was $2 and I knew it would be perfect for what I needed it for.

And if was after a couple of coats of white spray paint.  I had picked up this shade last year, simply because it was too darn cute to pass up at 50 cents.  I had nowhere to use it until now. It goes great with the Lovelady room stuff.After finding that pretty coral red throw  (brand new for $4)  at a yardsale, I decided to add some accent pieces in the room. Got out my craft paints and painted several things this color and they will be sprinkled around the room for some extra pop.  I’ll show you the whole room soon!

So, now it’s YOUR turn for the party this week! What have YOU found lately. Add your link to the Linky list and remember our guidelines for the party:

  1. Add your permalink to the link list, which is the actual post that you did for this party, NOT your general blog url. To get the actual post, after you publish the post, just click on the title and THAT will be your party post url. Last year, I can’t tell you how many links I had to fix. This year I might get mean & delete them, so PLEASE try to get the correct url in the first time! 🙂
  2. Please add my button to your post or blog OR at least link back to this post in your post. That’s all I ask. It’s common courtesy to link back to the person having the party, so that all of your readers can find it too.
  3. Please do NOT link to an Etsy shop or something similar (even if you think it’s a fabulous deal) or I will delete the link. This party is for sharing thrifty finds from yardsales, thriftstores, or something along those lines. If I see that your post is not really on track with this theme AND you don’t link back, I’ll delete your link.  Sorry, but I’d like to keep the party consistent! IF YOU SEE THAT YOUR LINK HAS BEEN DELETED, IT IS PROBABLY BECAUSE IT IS NOT IN LINE WITH THIS PARTY THEME.

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Let’s have some fun this week with the Thrifty Treasures party!


- Rhoda

Comments

  1. That lovelady center sounds like a great place to shop and I remember seeing the photos you had posted a while back. I’ve got to get over there one weekend and check out this place. The lamp doesn’t even look like the same lamp. Great job Rhoda. Love the shelf too.

  2. Love the lamp Rhoda! Thank-you for the party!

  3. Wow, quite a transformation on that lamp!

  4. Cindy at Applestone Cottage says:

    Love the lamp, and the bookcase is fab! Great vision and great re-do’s!
    Thanks for hostessing!
    Cindy

  5. Love the lamp redo! Thanks for the linky – I havn’t joined in a while.

  6. What an amazing transformation of the lamp, Rhoda. It looks so fresh and contemporary now! Also love the reds and the bookcase all done up in the green paint. Thanks for hosting the party every week.
    🙂 Sue

  7. Hi Rhoda! Your finds look fabuloous! The lamp is sooo cute! I can’t wait to see the final reveal! Happy week!…hugs…Debbie

  8. Rhoda, that room is going to be darling. Love the way you are pulling things together, and the lampshade just makes it! Linda

  9. Fabulous finds and that lamp is gorgeous.

  10. What great finds! The bookcase is so cool!

    Donna

  11. Cute lamp revamp! Thanks for hosting. 🙂

  12. that lamp spraypainted is wonderful. that shade is the cutest thing. and together they are perfect. lucky you on such a sweet find!

  13. You found some awesome things. I love to transform my finds…I look forward to seeing what you do with these things.

  14. Hi, Rhoda! What wonderful transformations you’ve made with these thrift items. I linked up my thrift owl redo. I’d love for you to come see me, I’m giving away 3 super chic Sam Moon cuff bracelets here:
    http://www.sceneofthegrime.blogspot.com
    ♥Laurie

  15. looking forward to seeing the finished room – I am sure it will be fabulous

  16. I especially love the lamp!

  17. Hi Rhoda,
    I love what you’ve done with those pieces. Can’t believe it’s the same lamp. I love what a little paint, a 50 cent shade, and a little imagination can do!
    Thanks for hosting us again this week.
    XO
    Heidi – Heart and Home

  18. raggygirlvintage says:

    Thanks for hosting Rhoda, this is my first week linking up, I love the idea of being able to share some of our treasured finds!
    Tracey

  19. You are really building up the tension before the big reveal! I can’t wait to see what you have done at Loveladies. I love that red coral color. I am sure I really give the room some pezzazz.

  20. Wow great finds…..and redo’s!

  21. Rhoda,
    Love that shelf unit, both colors!!

    Not much exciting this week. Had the flu, no garage sales!!! =((

    Have a great week.

    blessings

    barbara jean

    PS Thanks for hosting. =)

  22. At first I didn’t realize that was the same lamp Rhoda! I had to go back and take another look! That shade is amazing! Aren’t you so glad you picked it up? Looking forward to seeing the Lovelady Center with your lovely touches!
    xoxo,
    Kim

  23. Rhoda, I hope I did the post okay for the link, I really don’t quite understand about the linking but used your button and linked back to this site for my thrifty finds posted yesterday. Thanks! This might have been a seniour moment-ha!

  24. I cannot wait to see your room re-do. I miss decorating so much. Living in a rental is plain boring sometimes for one’s decorative spirit. I therefore must live vicariously through others for now. Hopefully soon I’ll have my own walls to paint. The bookshelf looks amazing.

  25. I love the gobs of red paint- very exciting!

  26. Thank you for hosting this great party! I really love thrifty treasures! You did some great purchases yourself! Your bookcase looks stunning, just like your lampshade!
    And the little splashes of red will look so happy and bright in your room!

  27. Kathy :) says:

    WOW that lamp came out fantastic !!!

    Now that the weather is nice up here I have to get myself in gear and get to a few yards sales !!! I really am missing the boat !!!

    Great finds !!!

    Kathy 🙂

  28. Love the shelf color! Know that you couldn’t pass up a lamp- ha, ha. Great finds.

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