Club G.W. {Goodwill} No. 19, Features and the Goodwill Happy Dance

November 7, 2011

I've been holding off sharing one of my MOST FAVORITE CLUB G.W. FINDS thus far, what with the floor remodel chaos going on in my house lately.  But now I'm ready to share!  Warning:  If you're the jealous type you might just hate envy me for this!


I have my Chickadee #1 to thank for spying this little beauty as soon as we walked into one of my favorite Club G.W.'s. I have to say that I saw it and thought to myself that it must be for customers to sit on because it looked brand new and probably not for sale. (Does that ever really happen at Goodwill? What was I thinking?)
But she made me proud and pounced on that baby like a real thrifter (she had a good teacher!).  Once I saw the $4.99 price tag I was ecstatic. I brought it up to the register and asked them to hold it for me while I shopped. They said I had better pay for it then and there because they couldn't hold it for me if someone else came up and wanted it! Well that was a no-brainer. We paid and left, with me feeling almost like I was stealing something! (I'm not kidding.)

I swear, pillows are the most versatile accessory!  Remember these?





And I love to incorporate my grainsacks wherever I can!



(Has anyone noticed the FLOOR?  SShhhhhh, I'll show more in a later post!)

In case you've been living under a rock never seen these types of chairs before, they're called Parsons chairs and they're really expensive (by my standards).  Take a look.



 


$4.99 indeed.  Some people might only use them as dining room chairs, but I think they can go just about anywhere.  I think they work well especially in corners. Or hallways. Or foyers. Of course it would have been great to find more than one, but I've gotta have faith that there are other ones out there somewhere just waiting for me to find them!

Okay then, on to the Features from last week's Club G.W.  We have some old and some new faces.  Thanks for sharing the love and placing my link on your blog post, that's really how others find me!  I'm grateful for all of your participation and support!

Melissa @ Shabby Love
Now this is what I call Thrifty Chic.  She used an old crib mattress spring as a memo/inspiration board.   I have wanted to do this for a while but was afraid Mr. CBD would think I was crazy!  I also wanted to "rustify" it in some way first....any ideas?


Checkers, anyone?  This table went from ho-hum thrift store table to quite a masterpiece, wouldn't you say?  And the best part?  It only cost $5.00. 

Cheryl @ Artsy Fartsy (Love that name!)
This thrifty old $2.00 suitcase was craftily turned into a vintage travel trunk!


Old, dark and outdated hutch (you know the kind, relegated to your garage) updated with a splash of white and new hardware.  Love it.

Thanks again, ladies!  Now grab a Featured button and wear it proudly!

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Finally, party time.

 

Party Rules

Link up your thrifty finds, and your thrifty find re-dos.

Please link back to your post and not to your blog's main URL.

Please, please, Puh-lease mention the party somewhere in your post or place the party button on your sidebar.  That way others can find out where the party is and join in!

I'd love for you to become a follower so you don't miss the next party!

And be sure to visit the other party guests! 

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Can't wait to see what you've got this week!

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Glenda/MidSouth said...

$4.99 !!!! I would have jumped on that in a second - even tho I don't have a place for it.
Enjoy your evening.

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Nice find. Enjoy your new treasure, and thanks for hosting.

Comeca Jones said...

Diggin that chair great find!

Melissa said...

I LOVE your chair!!! What a fabulous find!! Thank you so much for featuring my inspiration board!!!!!! And thank you for hosting!

Audrey said...

It is a wonder you weren't arrested...what a steal! I am green...w/ envy!
Audrey

Ivy and Elephants said...

I love the features. That trunk is so adorable. Thanks for hosting!

Paula

High Street Cottage said...

I love Parson's Chairs, they also work nicely pulled up to a vintage desk. It's always nice to have extra seating in the house especially when they look like they belong, and not just stored somewhere. Well spotted by your daughter, and it looks wonderful!

Betsy said...

Wow! That chair looks good any way you decorate it. What a great bargain. You were smart to grab it an run; if you turned your back, it would vanish.
Oh yes, I noticed your floors. Must be so nice now that the dust has settled:-)

deborah@confessions of a craigslist junkie said...

You scored a great deal! Thanks for stopping by my blog and telling me about your party. I'm following you now!

Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch said...

Finally went to Goodwill for the first time. True confessions. Actually scored something cool. I'll share later.

Privet and Holly said...

LOVE your find!
Woo-hoo!
The hutch at the
end of the post is
also fab.....

xx Suzanne

Hi, I'm Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I love Parson's chairs! The grain sack that you won is also fabulous!

cityfarmer said...

ya just never know!!!

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Kathleen, what a find! I need to shop at your GW! Ours is too expensive! I love it! It looks amazing in your vignette! I love your grain sack pillows too!

life just saying said...

How creative you are with your GW finds! I never seem to have much luck...or then again maybe I just need to se beyond the actual item. Nah, you have a gift! New follower.

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