Thrill of the Hunt #36

October 28, 2016

Welcome to Thrill of the Hunt #36. Are you ready for today's eclectic mix of thrifty and/or vintage finds? I hope so, cause here we go!

First up is a plaid fleece stadium blanket that I just couldn't resist. It cost me all of $2.99 and I think it was so worth it. Not only will I use it frequently as a blanket (already used at a bonfire), but it will be a great Christmas decor item as well.

red plaid fleece throw blanket

red plaid fleece throw blanket DIY Christmas pillow

I've already started using it in my Christmas DIY/decor blog posts, like here with my easy DIY Christmas pillow made from a placemat!

I also picked up a Vancouver Canada plate to become part of my elusive dining room plate wall.

Vancouver B.C. collector plate

 I was impressed with the details and the pretty pattern along the rim of the plate.

Vancouver B.C. collector plate

I also loved the combination of pale blue with the gold.

rustic natural wood slices

I was excited to find this stack of wood slices at Goodwill for 50 cents each. 

rustic natural wood slices

rustic natural wood slices

I'll probably be using them for photo shoots and then who knows? 
Maybe I'll turn them into another set of DIY rustic farmhouse wood slice coasters. 

vintage rubber stamp paid cancelled original duplicate

Finally, here is a pristine, never-used rubber stamp I picked up at a local pop-up antique sale for $1.00. "Charged. Paid. Cancelled. Original. Duplicate." Based on the words, I'd like to think it was vintage, since those words don't hold much weight these days. At least not like they used to. I will also use this in photo shoots but ultimately I might actually use it in some scrapbooking projects. We'll see. Well that's it for this week! 

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Tuula @ Thrifty Rebel Vintage said...

Love that Vancouver plate Kathleen. I've never seen a souvenir plate with such a lovely edging. The wood slices are cool.

Sharon @ Blue Willow House said...

The Vancouver plate is so pretty. Most souvenir plates are not as lovely. I have a small collection I started years ago but rarely add to it any more but I would have snapped up that Vancouver plate.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Fun finds, Kathleen! The throw is perfect...and I love the wood slices, too!

My thrift store addiction said...

Great finds, Kathleen! I have a whole stack of souvenir plates I'm ready to list on Etsy. I love the colors on yours. Fun stamp too! said...

Oh, I like the rubber stamp...I can see a lot of uses for that. Love the wood slices too...they almost look refinished! Great deal on them!

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