5.16.2013

MY VERY OWN GOLDEN GLOBE

A few weeks ago, I popped into Goodwill on my way home from the gym.
I almost always head to the lamp aisle first.  I have a whole regular route to be quite honest.
But back to the lamps....My eyes immediately fell upon a beautiful golden globe lamp. 
Ha, you thought I won some big award, didn't you?  Hardly - I can't sing, I can't act, 
heck, I can't even snap my fingers properly.  Again, back to the lamp.....

How could I pass this up?  



You won't believe me when I tell you I only paid $10 for it.
IT'S TRUE, I promise. 
And I picked up the shade at my local grocery store for $12.99.
That's right, you can get a gallon of milk and the perfect drum shade at my Kroger. 



Here's the thing, in order to find great things at thrift shops, you have to go often. 
I never set out to go thrifting, I just quickly stop in a few of my favorite stores when I'm close by.  Rarely do I ever go out of my way to thrift. 
I am planning a post on thrifting for next week. 
Stay tuned.

Oh, and I prefer to call it treasure hunting, seems classier, don't you think?
Are you a treasure hunter?

9 comments:

  1. Now that my friend is a find! But then with your thrifting strategy, you are forever uncovering the find! Looking forward to your post and other tips!

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  2. that is pretty awesome! and i love that it is a golden globe! :)

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  3. I'd take your $10 lamp over a Golden Globe any day! Awesome find! I like to call garage sales, estate sales. Looking forward to your treasure hunting post! :)

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  4. Man...what a cute lamp! The shade is perfect with it too. Seriously, it looks like it was made for this lamp. Great find!

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  5. Love!!! Looking forward to the post on "treasure hunting" because I stink at it!

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  6. haha sweet marketing with the "treasure hunting" ;). And I looove finding little treasures like that. All it needs is a little tweak and it's perfection!

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