Friday, February 14, 2014

Good Deal at a Goodwill!

First of all, I'd like to wish each and every one of you a sweet and love-filled Valentine's Day!

I hope you know how special you are. I appreciate you more than you will ever know!

And now for today's post....

A special treat on one of these dark winter afternoons was taking a run into a Goodwill thrift store.

Within minutes, a couple of delightful bargains came my way.

The $3.99 teddy bear appears to have been handmade with rose-covered fabric and parts of a chenille bedspread.

The little she-bear looks perfect in a white wicker child-sized chair in the hallway. 

The chair was part of a set found last summer at a yard sale.

I added a couple of lacy heart-shaped pillows, also thrifted, for a perfect extra touch.  

Today we are joining Thrifty Things Friday on Diann's blog, The Thrifty Groove, with co-host, Linda, from A La Carte.



Karen Lange said...

You locate the cutest and best items! So glad you share them with us. :)

Wishing you a sweet and happy weekend!

Chatty Crone said...

You and Kinda both find wonderful things at thrift stores. And if I go with Linda I do too. But I haven't found anything in awhile because I just have not been out.

I love your Teddy Bear.


L'Heure Bleue At Home said...

The teddy bear is darling and I love the wicker chair. You are so lucky to have found a set!

diane.stetson said...

You LOVE bargains ..this one was so cute and I know your Grandbaby will love it too. I haven't gone shopping in a while but did find things on sale at the Disney Store a while back.

Lady Linda said...

Happy Valentine's dear blogger friend. You always find such fun things when you go thrifting. I love it.
The little bear is just too cute.
Love ya,

Tessa~ Here there be musing said...

Oh that precious teddy bear! I'm so happy she has a happy home now.

And a Happy Valentine's Day to you!
Gentle hugs,

Blackberry Lane said...

I love thrifting, too. The bear and pillows are great finds. I know a lot of love went into making the teddy. Wishing you a happy Valentine's Day.

marianne said...

Cute bear and great colors for Valentine's Day! I remember way back when, chenille bedspreads were all the rage...

Don't think I have gotten any great deals lately, but I haven't been in the Goodwill Store for quite a few weeks.

Happy snowy Valentine's Day!

Cranberry Morning said...

Sweet little Valentine bear! And I think the best bargain I ever got was my old Home Comfort 1913 cast iron cookstove, for $60. But that was a looooooong time ago. But even then it was a real steal! Love that thing.

I'm your newest follower via Lavender Dreamer.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful hearts! I love finding beautiful things at the thrift shop that really are special to me!
hugs, Linda

Susan said...

Hi dear readers....

Hope you each have a sweet Valentine's Day.

I want to warmly welcome Mildred from Blackberry Lane, a blogger from Georgia, and Judy from Cranberry Morning. She is in Wisconsin!

They are this blog's newest followers!

Thanks so much for following, ladies. It is a true delight to have you both as followers.

Valentine hugs to all! Susan

Susan said...

p.s. If you have become a follower, please let me know so I can welcome you!

Sometimes the information on new followers doesn't show up clearly so I don't want you to think I'm not welcoming you.

I'm just not aware that you are following.

Also, I try to follow the blogs of everyone who follows mine. That way we can keep in touch!


Marta said...

Hello from Spain: Happy Valentine's Day. Your purchases are always fabulous. Long time I do not buy good products at low prices. Keep in touch

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

Oh, Susan, you did find sweet bargains! So perfect for Valentine's Day. Hope you are having a lovely day and keeping warm!

ImSoVintage Laura Walker said...

What sweet finds, Susan. Happy Valentines Day. xo Laura

Bookie said...

Happy Valentine's Day! Been a rough here lately and no red hearts out so thank you for sharing your heart cheer today!

Dee said...

I do not find the treasures you do...I think it must take a special eye to spot them....

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Hearts and teddy bears used to be what I collected. I still do collect hearts but put a halt to the teddy bears. Although, now looking at this one, I wish I hadn't sold my patchwork teddies at a carboot sale -- but it was for charity. So be it! Blessings, Tammy

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