Thrift Shop Wednesday: $5.99 Well Spent

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Cannon, especially, likes this thrift shop find!

I found this last week on clearance for $79.99 online! Mine was $74 less.

I didn't get this today, but found it last week at Goodwill on Bay Road in Webster. For $5.99, I bought a new king sized comforter and 2 king pillow shams. It still had tags from Overstock on it. I actually had seen this on two days before for $79.99 on clearance! I liked it, but thought it was too rusty-colored. I feel so lucky to have found THE SAME one two days later for 6 bucks--plus what shows as rust in the stock photo is a deep, rich burgundy.

I did need to launder it to get that thrift shop scent out, but it was worth stuffing it into my washing machine! What a difference the deep colors have made. I typically have a very light white and pastel patchwork shabby chic quilt or a vintage ivory matelasse coverlet on the bed, but I wanted something heavy and rich for the cold season.

I added some pillar candles in varying heights in ivory, gold, and rich jewel tones and it is just warm and cozy for fall and you can see, the dog agrees!

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