Thursday, 3 May 2012

Thrifty Thursday

I have had some really good buys during this past week, dare I mention even a couple of brand new items at very reasonable prices which will be Christmas presents for S.

Here are three of my favourites.

First up a water jug for £1.00. Can't believe this was left on the shelf of the charity shop I volunteer in for over a week, but I'm glad no-one else bought it so it got to be mine.


Star patterned fleece for £1.50. This may be used as a picnic rug, or it may stay indoors for snuggling, haven't decided yet.


Card organiser/filing box for £2.00. I have seen these many times before in the Phoenix catalogue and drooled over them. The selection of cards I have, that were in all jumbled and stuffed away in a drawer, have now been stowed away much more neatly and I feel a bit more organised.


13 comments:

WinnibriggsHouse said...

Some great buys there. I love the little jug and the fleece looks really cosy.

Kathy said...

Oh my goodness! I love the box!!!!!
xxx

bellaboo said...

I LOVE the box that really is a bargain! I find it hard to resist the Phoenix trading cards,and I always buy one of their Advent calenders each year.Great thrifty finds Lisa! :0)

Marina said...

What lovely things!! I adore the jug and card organiser - what great finds!! x

VintageVicki said...

Good finds :) That blanket would also make a great back for a simple patchwork quilt :)

One of my best friends is one of the Phoenix designers - though not the one that designed that box (love that print too).

whatshappeningatmyhouse said...

What a strange coincidence - I have that very same card filing box that you've got. Think mine was a present years ago. Very useful it is, too!

Paula said...

Loving the card organiser what a great find! The jug is cute too.


P x

Jo said...

What gorgeous things you found. I love the design of the card organiser, and the water jug is so cute.

Diane said...

You appear not to be infected any more - I think it is to do with shabbyblogs.com. Great great finds!! xxxxx

Simone said...

You are great at sniffing out a bargain Lisa!!! The picnic rug looks lovely and cheery and the card box is an excellant buy too! x

BadPenny said...

We've had two of those lovely boxes in our shop & I didn't buy them...wish I had ! I did get a lovely glass vase the other day so yesterday just HAD to fill it with flowers from the market !
Thanks for asking about my little speech. I tried to get out of doing it on the day ! I spoke very fast but my friends said it was great - afterwards I kicked myself for forgetting stuff & being so stupidly nervous !

A garden just outside Venice said...

Well, you're far very well organized..even for next Valentine's Day! ;-)
xxx

My Norfolk Life said...

What terrific purchases! That Jug is super cute.
Claire