But I love thrifting! Oh sure, it will be nice to have the extra money to buy that gorgeous antique whatever, or that new sofa that I really do need (I have a throw covering the big hole in the arm of our current handmedown). But I love finding a use for something that might end up in a landfill. I have two
The "decorating on a shoestring" TV shows and the wonderful, creative bloggers I've found have inspired and taught me to see objects in a different light... not as they are, but what they could be. I love the heritage of a vintage piece. Who owned it? What is the story behind it?
This and the next few posts will be about some of my recent finds. I've had sooo much fun lately (said grinning gleefully)!!
I paid $4 for this very heavy silverplated Reed and Barton meat platter.
A little silver polish and elbow grease....
and it looks pretty great to me.
Stay tuned for the next installment!