Friday Frugal Finds: jewelry and home décor + link up your finds or projects

Hey!  Did you miss me this week?  Sorry, I have been a little absent.  I have been trying to do a lot of work behind the scenes here on the blog and also trying to catch up on some projects.  So I sort of took an unplanned break the first of this week.  Can’t wait to share some new projects with you next week!

But one thing I haven’t taken a break on is YARD SALING! Smile  This past weekend was gorgeous for shopping yard sales and my parking lot yard sale was PACKED!

yard sale milkglass

I picked up these 2 items – the rattan décor ball was 50¢ and the milkglass dish was $1.00

yard sale milkglass

I was a little bummed as I got to the end that there were tons of sellers and this was all I found.  Until I got to the next to last parking space and it was a man selling jewelry (not my jewelry man from last summer – sadly he is not selling there anymore Sad smile)

Everything was $1.00 and they were all brand new pieces.  I have really fallen in love the last year or so with jewelry like this and I love having different colors that I can mix and match with different outfits.  I don’t buy jewelry unless I get it for $1-2 at yard sales, thrift stores, or Cato so it makes it a very reasonable accessory.

yard sale jewelry

I loved that all the necklaces were SETS meaning they came with earrings too – great deal for $1.00!  I LOVE longer pieces like this for some outfits and I only have 2-3 longer necklaces mostly in white, black or silver so I was excited to pick up some colored ones!

yard sale jewelry

Loved these chunky bracelets.

yard sale jewelry

And these short necklaces too.  I specifically was looking for that peach color so was excited when I found a necklace and a bracelet to match and a bonus set of earrings.

yard sale jewelry

So what did you find last week??  Ever bought jewelry at a yard sale?  Would love for you to link up your finds below.

Thought I might highlight some of the posts linked up last week!

Molly from Pennies ‘n Grace found this $10 chair at Goodwill – nasty right??  But look what was under the slipcover!  And when I house crashed her a few weeks ago we found a clearance IKEA slipcover to go on top of it.  A chair like this (and the price!) are on my list too.

$10 Goodwill chair

Christa from Brown Sugar Toast picked up this shirt in a “fill a bag for $3” sale at a yard sale.  It was a little big so she did a quick alteration to make it fit!  Can’t beat her 30¢ shirt now!

fitted shirt diy

And Jae from Design OCD found this tray at Goodwill – but it wasn’t gold when she bought it.  Read how she gold leafed it here.

Loving those posts linked up and more – you can see all of them here.

Come link up your yard sale, thrift store, flea market, or roadside rescue finds of the week.  Also welcome – posts sharing how you transformed or decorated with a yard sale, thrift store, or roadside find.


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Comments

  1. Hey Christina,
    Love the jewelry, especially the brown/tourquoise piece, and the milk glass bowl! I haven’t purchased jewelry at thrift stores, yard sales or flea markets, but I have bought milk glass!
    Glad to have you back – missed you this week!
    Lanita

  2. Thanks for hosting the party! I have never bought jewelry at a yard sale, just because most of the stuff I see is not the best quality and too new to be vintage. But I would have jumped on those necklaces!

  3. love the rattan ball you found! and the jewelry!! what a steal!!!
    thanks for featuring my shirt re-do! 😀
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  4. Just found your website via House of Hawthornes. Glad to have found you! And thanks for hosting this party. That Goodwill chair is amazing, you never know what you’ll find. Blessings to you – Dawn
    Dawn @ We Call It Junkin recently posted..Simple Summer SupperMy Profile

  5. Thanks for hosting the party. Last year I found an IKEA Tullsta chair at goodwill for less than $20. It was a bit dirty but I cleaned it up and got a new slipcover at Ikea. It looks like a brand new chair.
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  6. I love the jewelry, The turquoise is very Beautifull ! Thank’s you for this 🙂
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