Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Yardsale Friday and Saturday


In our neck of the woods we have what they call National Pike Days, three days of yardsale galore all along historical Rt. 40! I got to go on Friday and Saturday and of course I was in heaven, most of the sales had pretty cheap prices oh, there were some that wanted store prices but they didn’t sell very well, I think the highest I paid for an item was $5.00. That’s what I paid for this Coca Cola crate, I bought it to plant some flowers in it, down the road a bit was a man selling flowers and he was a big help in showing me what plants grew in shade only. I can’t wait to see it all grown in!
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Isn’t it pretty on my table on the back porch?
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Also found this Burpee watering can for a $1.00
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So cute with the other ones!
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I couldn’t pass up this wrought iron shelf with hooks for .75 yes, I know so cheap! At another sale I found these two faux (brand new) plants for .50 a piece then I added the watering can which was a yardsale find too a few years ago, and the little shovel from the hooks!
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Look what’s blooming, we planted it about two years ago, a friend gave it to us and this year it bloomed!
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I bought more but it’s getting late so I’ll show you in my next post!
I’m joining these great parties:
Thrifty Treasures @ Southern Hospitality
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table and Dreaming
Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Cozy Home Party @ Cozy Home Scenes
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
Thanks for stopping by! BTW I love your comments too!
Rondell

19 comments:

Debbiedoo's said...

Oh Rondell that looks so cute. Your plants are looking great!

Brandy~GreyLaneHome said...

What great prices. I never find such great items for so little. I really like how you displayed it all.

D said...

I love all your finds and the ways you displayed them, too.
D

KATHY said...

What great finds!! I love the crate,and the watering can.

Kathy

Ms. Redo said...

What fabulous finds- I love the crate! And the Burpee watering can! You did so great, I know you were definitely in heaven! Thanks for sharing. Hugs ~ Mary

andrea@townandprairie said...

I've got such a soft spot in my heart for these dear vintage crates.. I pick them up wherever I go! I can never pass them up!

Gina said...

It looks like you had a wonderful time. You found some super finds!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Great finds! Your Coke crate looks great on the back porch! Enjoy your day!

Rustown Mom said...

All beautiful - and I love thrifting, too!

Suzanne@Meridian Road said...

You scored! I'd love to go to a sale like that! Pop crates are almost $25 here.

The Decorative Dreamer said...

My gosh those prices were great! What a score on the crate. I think you did good lady! What is that plant? I like it alot. I've seen those before but cannot come up with the name. It's very pretty!

Kelly said...

You found some great things! I love the fact that everything was so inexpensive. The cola crate is very nice.

Gail said...

Oh Rondell, I love your crate! I have one too and my plants didn't do very well in mine. I hope yours does! Enjoy your day, Gail

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Thank you for showing your great finds at Your Cozy Home Party. I see those crates often but never know what to do with them so thanks for the idea. Your white Rododendren is beautiful.-------- Shannon

Deserae said...

You found some wonderful goodies!!! Love your watering cans all lined up on the shelf! I might have to borrow that idea....very clever :o)
~Des

Ana said...

Wow Rondell...great finds! Love the Coca Cola crate and how you've used it as a planter. Great idea. Wish we had National Pike Days here too. So jealous :-S

Hugs and Kisses,
♥Ana

CAS said...

I would love to go to that garage sale. I've heard about it, & it sounds like a wonderful experience. You found some awesome things, & I can't believe the prices.
CAS

Betty@SouthernGrace said...

Excited to find your blog. I love seeing what others buy at yard sales & love posting mine too. Hope you'll follow me too.
betty

Marian said...

I'm so glad I came across your site! A few years ago I was out for a walk with my kids when, in someone's garbage along the road, were two of those crates with 7UP on them! A teenage kid from the house was just there then so I, looking like a complete fool!, asked if I could take them! He thought I was completely nuts, shrugged and said that was fine! They have been sitting in the shed after that first year of planting and just a few days ago I thought about them again, trying to decide what to plant in them, and where they would look good! You have inspired me to haul them out and fill them!