Category thrift store finds

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Vintage Barbie collector cards! print and frame easy DIY decor

a while back i posted vintage barbie art from thrift store ..i found another one!!! here you go enjoy!! bubble cut barbie wearing nautical shirt and blue shorts, cute!

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DIY project #2 under 20 minutes & $2.00! decoration for Doorway / Hallway

I found this nice gold toned Purse coat Hook at Goodwill for .50 cents, it was on sale(50% off ) and love that color of the day sale, always ask when you go to goodwill what is “color of the day” depending on the color, look at the tags and they are 50% off, the […]

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quick DIY 10 min project for less than $2.00!

before picture – hello this was one of my easiest cheapest DIY projects, took me 10 mins…and cost me less than 2.00!! i went to goodwill and purchased this key holder frame for 1.00 it was 50% off that day, (look for the color of the day sale) and this becomes a more personalized purse/coat […]

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collecting kewpie continues…WHERE HAVE ALL THE KEWPIE COLLECTORS GONE?

porcelain kewpie with heart on front side on tummy, this kewpie is stringed at arms and legs making him poseable :) but i keep him in a comfy box, i don’t want him to break, this one is one of my favorites:) the smaller kewpie with black jacket is celluloid, plastic family…. and very tiny and hollow, very fragile, the clothes and […]

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Hello kitty & Kewpie Doll vintage wood frames DIY PROJECT for wall decor under $5.00 in less than 5 minutes!

hEllo Kitty vintage wood frame $1.95- in pretty purple  this Vintage hello kitty is a rare version of the sanrio character.  Kelly my 8yr old LOVES HELLO KITTY, and purple is her fav color, this $1.95 buy from thrift store, is smart choice. TIP: To hang on wall use ribbons or lace, it’s a soft GIRLY  touch, ,,,  RE-USE, RE-INVENT, RE-PURPOSE, […]

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barbie and skipper finds from thrift stores june and july shopping!

Hawaiian Fun Skipper from 1991 with the large doe eyes that were popular in the late ’80s and early ’90s. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Hello everyone I found boxed barbies and skipper outfits  all for an excellent deal at my local thrift store. Skipper is a favorite of many including myself! here are 2 outfits from […]

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vintage/ antique words that you should now before going out to treasure hunt!

Hello I wanted to do a quick post to go over the words or lingo that flea markets regulars use!! this can also be used for garage sales, yard sales.. “vintage” Anything Older than you, lol Seriously something 2 yrs ago can be considered vintage!! with that said, vintage doesn’t exactly mean good or expensive, people […]

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finds from thrift store! DIY project $5 chair and .50 cent paint from home depot = fun cheap project

I went to home depot and in the paint section they have returned paint for .cents!!!! i got the mint green paint and painted my chair TOTAL COST $5.50!! THE Chair was $5.00 and returned paint was .50 cents! I grabbed my foam roller and paint brush for smaller sections of chair and started to paint! simple […]

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Figurines from Thrift Stores, kewpie, mickey mouse, precious moments, avon, porcelain .50 cents to $5.00

mickey made of porcelain , kewpie below,  girl in blue is a avon perfume bottle, precious moments baby with pacifier and big eyes :)  so beautiful! she is porcelain stringed and rooted hair. I love little dolls they are mini works of art! kewpie dish..porcelain and numbered..signed by rose o’neil.ginny’s umbrella this is a rare find, i never have […]

Jewelry Box marked "Lefton hanpainted" on Bottom ..i was so excited when I saw this marking..they also make kewpies!!

thrift store shopping from June – I found Roxy Boots, lefton jewelry box, vogue frame everything was under $10

Salvation Army- $4 frozen charlotte made of bisque and plastic boy doll for doll house My thrift store shopping in June didn’t disappoint! I was able to find cheap, quality , vintage, new with tags, and much more.. Out of the closet find- This store had so many cool things it was hard to walk away!!  […]

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RoseBowl Sunday in Pasadena, Ca. what to wear, what to bring, tips!!

♥Rosebowl in Pasadena, Ca what: Flea Market when: 2nd sunday of each month why: Tons and Tons of Vendors and So much Too look at from Home decorations, outdoor patio furniture, Vintage jewelry, retro rock tees and so much more! TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOU HAVE AN ENJOYABLE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE! :) * BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS! […]

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Thrift Store Furniture under $20.00 DIY project-Before & After

Hello Fellow Thrift Store hunters!! Vintage Sewing Table I found at a Salvation Army for $15 dollars    BEFORE PICTURE   Before you start any painting project make sure you have a well ventilated area please!! Protect carpet or floors with plastic or  newspapers work great as well I like to go to home depot and find […]

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Vintage Lifestyle -the Kitchen also catches the Vintage Look for Less!

Hello Good Morning Happy Thursday! Wow this week is flying by, I love it…this means closer to the weekend and I LOVE weekends! Flea markets, garage sales, thrift stores….aaaahhh need i say more?! The word Pyrex brings a smile to my face :) If you know Good Quality and You enjoy the vintage graphics, 60’s 70’s […]

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Vogue Dolls I found at Thrift Store For under $5.00 love thrift stores!!

Recently I went to local thrift store and found 2 VINTAGE (1970’S)  VOGUE DOLLS!!   The markings on 1st Doll –  Her head is marked “GINNY” & Upper back part of doll is also marked-  “VOGUE DOLLS 1972 MADE IN HONG KONG 3″ 2nd Doll I found at same store brings a magic lamp on the middle part of her back, […]

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Tin Dollhouse and Dollhouse Mini furniture

Hello Dearest vintage readers!! Happy Friday!! Well to get us inspired for this weekends treasure hunt at thrift shops, garage sales or flea markets, wherever it is you choose to go………..this is one of my vintage dollhouses, I love this dollhouse it is my favorite at the moment, I love the bright colors and beautiful retro floors […]

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Vintage Thrift Store Finds- Elegant Vintage for Vanity Table or Powder Room

Hello Vintage Ladies! April Thrift Shopping in Southern California My favorite thrift stores are the small ma and pa shops, they usually have the best prices. This Post I will show you Beaded Purses, Brush and Hand held Mirror.  I found my previously loved items in a thrift store shop in Reseda, CA. Shopping In these […]

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Carrying a handbag – beauty guide from 1958…the right way to carry your handbag

Hello Vintage Ladies! Good morning and It’s Monday!! I want to start the week by sharing this article …from 1958 its a guide to carrying a bag!! I love reading anything that teaches etiquette and of course you will need to adapt to modern times!! lol but its a good read…enjoy! CARRYING A HANDBAG from Nancy Taylor’s Beauty […]

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victorian gothic vintage finds from thrift store hunting!

Hello Vintage Ladies ♥ Today I have these amazing finds They are Thrift Store Treasure hunts from Jan, Feb, March 2012. This GLAMOUR GIRL vintage box  okay this box has mirrors on each side and lined with black velvety fabric, it has a beautiful sexy lady with red flower and blonde hair, it looks like a […]

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is there any REAL money in Doll Collecting? Doll Dealing?

If you have love for dolls and truly enjoy learning about dolls then THE TRUE winnings isn’t money .. The WINNINGS are the good times you will have when you play dress up with your child, or when you collect or show off your collection/displays to family friends, even here on blogs, that’s the true collector someone who enjoys […]

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