thrifty thursday

Last weekend I went to one of my favorite
antique malls and I spied this cute chair.
It definitely needs a make-over......

.....but I think she has pretty legs.

....... and it was only $5.00!!!!
I couldn't believe it.
I thought the chair must be falling apart, but it's very sturdy.
I must of checked the tag ten times before taking it up to the register.



These napkin rings are at Walgreen's, 2/$1.


They match my chargers perfectly.


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8 comments:

  1. Wow! Girl! You got some great finds! That chair is pretty, great lines. I can just imagine it recovered. Or even with a coat of fresh paint. Or even "antiqued" a bit more. And those napkins rings...they remind me of my favorite place to be...by the sea!
    Thanks so much for participating this week! I really appreciate it. Great finds!

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  2. Er,excuse me,but isn't that MY chair?WHAT A DEAL.YOWZER!!!!!!!!!!!!I WANT IT.I WANT IT.
    Man can go with you next time?That is an awesome chair.
    And you are so right,Those napkin holders match like they were meant to be together,,,Ann

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  3. I once bought a set of 6 chairs at auction for $10. It is truly amazing the deals you can get on really nice chairs -- If you do a makeover on it, be sure to do a full before and after shoot :)

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  4. Hi Lisa, You're right, that chair does have great legs! That's what attracts me to an old piece - the details. It could be completely falling apart, but if it has nice detail work - I'll snatch it up. Great find!
    Thanks for visiting my blog - yours is awesome!
    Kim

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  5. Now girl, you're gonna have to tell me how I can be a follower of your wonderful blog! I don't see a "Followers" link. Anyway - I love your taste!!
    ~Kim

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  6. Great find for $5. She does have pretty legs.

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  7. Wow!! What a great find:) You did awesome! Beautiful legs on the chair, indeed. You are doing a wonderful job with your bargain hunting and your blog is always a true joy to read:)

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  8. Great chair! Great napkin holders! I just found you blog. Thank you!

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