I managed a quick roam around a few charity shops last week. I am actually on the look out for some unique items for our extension so was particularly interested in looking at the crockery. I love finding unusual one off items, but sometimes it takes a while before you find a real gem. I only managed to pick a few items up this time, but was pleased to find a new charity shop a little further from home that still only charges as little as 10p for some items! I shall be returning.
Here are the crockery items I snaffled.
A lovely little jug for 50p. I wanted one for wild flowers to put on our table outside. This is perfect.
I love little plates for storing my rings or earrings in. This one is on my bedside table now. It cost me the grand total of 50p.
I also wanted a sturdy pot for the kids tooth brushes. They have broken so many I am loathe to spend money on a new one. This is an old cheese pot. Cost 50p.
We have a theme going on with some of our summer bowls of "fish" . I thought this would look bright and cheerful with a lovely salad displayed on in for all those days we will be eating outside in the Uk this summer :O Cost £3
I also found a lovely little Gap denim dress. I don't like the puff sleeves, but these have been pinned for sewing already. When I have got around to it I'll show you my bargain on. It cost me £2.99.
I find such pleasure in items from the charity shops. Often they are new or as good as. It just sometimes takes a bit of perseverance to get a gem. I also like the fact that my money is going to a good cause. I have a post on hints and tips on shopping at charity shops here.
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