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Well - I accomplished my goal of a pretty lazy weekend. But I did roll out mid morning on Saturday (while braving the heat - it was already over 95 at 10 am) and hit up some yard sales. We have a couple nice golf courses around the lake up here and I noticed on my way home Friday there were already signs up at one of the advertising some sales. I thought those neighborhoods might put up some good finds and I was right! Here is what I found.

My first stop yielded this beautiful vase for $7 which still had a $25 sticker from Pier 1 on the bottom! I had gotten some bamboo at a yard sale back at the beginning of May and now I have something to them put in!

Next couple of stops really didn't have much but then I hit the motherload!  So first, I found this adorable print for 50 cents that I ended up getting for just a quarter! Love the colors.  Want to see it in it's new frame?

But the pickup of the day were these Duralee fabric samples for 25 cents a piece!  The lady selling them must have had over a hundred!  Here are the ones I picked out.  I got all of those for $2.25!  Want to see what they were made into?  I will give you a hit - it involved no sewing

So those were my weekend finds!  Did you find anything fun?  If not, do you have any guesses on what I am going to do with the fabric? 

Linking this up to Thrifty Treasures with Rhoda @ Southern HospitalityHead over to check out the rest of everyone's weekend finds!

9 frugal friends said ...

Elizabeth said... @ June 13, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Ooooh...great finds! The fabric is soooo beautiful! I love love love the colours! Hmmmm....are you going to frame some of them in matching frames? That would make some quick and easy wall art...!

ana @ iMadeItSo said... @ June 13, 2010 at 10:23 PM

oooh! i smell something crafty cookin! can't wait to see what you come up with for the samples...

Charlene Austin said... @ June 14, 2010 at 12:48 AM

Oh My Word! The fabric is and amazing score!! Cannot wait to see what you do with them!!!

RenĂ© said... @ June 14, 2010 at 7:08 AM

Great finds. I need to go to yard sales.

Vanessa said... @ June 14, 2010 at 9:00 AM

Beautiful vase, art print, and fabrics! They all look so good together. Very cute blog, "Frugal with Florish?! A title after my own heart. U'm a new follower :D

Charlotte said... @ June 14, 2010 at 1:33 PM

Great finds! Love the picture. Please let me know what you have planned for the fabric samples. My mother has some that are just laying around.

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said... @ June 14, 2010 at 4:16 PM

That vase is gorgeous. Fabulous score!

Unknown said... @ June 14, 2010 at 6:07 PM

I think I saw that vase in Pier 1. $7? Wow!

I should ship you all of my fabric swatches. I have a ton, but they're all old colors - burgundy, blues, etc. I love the colors you have.

Hey, I'm hosting my first linky party - Fab Finds for the 4th. Starts Thursday for the next 3 weeks. Anything works - crafts, decor, recipes, traditions, as long as it's for the 4th. Hope you'll drop by!

Anonymous said... @ September 16, 2010 at 11:41 AM


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