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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Amazing Thrift Store Find.

I love this swing. It is on our patio and I often drink morning coffee
while sitting there.

It is the third season for it to be out and it is getting a little worn.

When I was out thrifting this week I found this Quilt.

It was dirty and in a plastic bag at the Habitat for Humanity Restore.

and guess how much it cost?

$2.00 !


Can you believe it??
How fast do you think I picked that thing up??
I brought it home and machine washed it on "handwash".
I machine dryed it on "delicate".

Isn't it beautiful??
Not a rip or stain on it.
As you know I love a bargain.
I have 2 other projects on my plate now...
One involving a trunk and one with a $3.00 chair.
The chair came home from the Restore with me on the same
day as the quilt.
I'll show you those before and afters in a day or two.
OH, Yes, Happy MOTHERS DAY sweet friends !!

11 comments:

  1. It is lovely and how appropriate that
    it's adorned with lighthouses and ships
    since you live on the coast! So happy
    you found it.
    Happy Mother's Day to you, too!

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  2. Beautiful, both the design and the cost! I'm jealous...again! lol

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  3. Hi Donna,
    Good job! Gotta love that Habitat. I really like the quilt, it's very coastal.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  4. You found the perfect quilt for your swing, it works perfectly...the design lines up so well! We think alike in away. I bought a 'clearance' quilt and used it on my porch glider.
    ♥...Wanda

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  5. congrats on the great find, your yard looks pretty and comfortable - I have lots of success machine washing things on the easy cycle that say hand wash or dry clean as well.

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  6. Love your quilt. Happy Mother's Day to you. Love & blessings from NC!

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  7. You're my kind of gal, Donna! I enjoyed time spent looking over some of your previous posts. I especially enjoyed the pictures of your yard/red bench, etc.

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  8. What a gorgeous quilt. Happy Mother's Day, Donna!

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  9. Oh My.. you got a real bargain. Two dollars!!! WOW.It looks great on your swing.:)

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  10. OHHHH What an amazing find! I love finding treasures like that. How awesome!

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  11. Oh my word! A lighthouse quilt...I am green with envy...lol...that is the name of my husband's home inspection business and we have collected quite a few lighthouse themed items. That is truly an amazing find!

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