Friday, April 24, 2009

Frugal Friday (Giveaway Ends Tonight)

I'm participating in The Shabby Nest's Frugal Friday. Be sure and go here for more frugal tips!
This sweet little wooden box was found at a yard sale for $1. I think it is adorable, and I love to change it up with the seasons. I used only things I already had laying around the house. This is also a fun and frugal way to change out those little trinkets you have on hand that may get stuffed into the back of a drawer and forgotten about. Use what you have. I bet you have some things you could use. Look around. Dig through drawers and closets. Look at things through new eyes. Repurpose them. Love on them just a bit and you may remember why you bought those items in the first place.


Not only do I love to decorate on a frugal budget, I am also passionate about buying ahead. When I see school supplies for 75 - 90% off I grab them up and save them for next school year. See those notebooks below? Each pack has 5 notebooks in them and they were 48 cents! And I absolutely could not resist those adorable footed bowls, beaded glasses, and nest with egg s&p shakers. They were all 75 cents a piece. Whoo-hoo!!!


Just a reminder...my giveaway ends tonight. If you'd still like to enter, click here!

22 comments:

Kristina P. said...

I love the little nest. So cute!

Dawn said...

I love that little box, Amanda! The whole vignette looks great!

Hugs from Eventually Cottage!

michelle said...

LOVE! I just bought a bunch of little nests for next Easter! Super cute

Polka Dot Possibilities said...

very cute! you can't go wrong with a little birdie nest!!!

Bahama Shores Mama said...

I love to clearance shop........just haven't gotten out to do it lately. I'm feeling a Target trip coming on soon :) You scored some great deals.

Kimm at Reinvented said...

Very cute, thanks for the tips! I heart those footed bowls!!

The Graves' House said...

love the box! and what you put inside, you have inspired me to change up my candles with some scrapbook paper.

Chrissie Grace said...

I love the bird.
It's very unique.:)

Crissie said...

Cute, cute things! I totally want to go shopping with YOU!

xoxoxox

Sarah@VintageChic said...

Great post! I got the egg salt & pepper shakers and those green glasses too. Love them!!!

Lee Laurie said...

I like to buy stuff ahead too. I love clearance sales. I've already gotten half of my Christmas bought already for this year. Your display is so cute.

frillsfluffandtrucks said...

Ooooh, love the little nest with the s&p shakers. Clearance is my friend!

~ Sarah

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Love your steals!!! I saw the salt and pepper shakers at Target, but they weren't priced that low yet. And I really really love the arrangement in the little wooden box. I so need to have you come and fix up all my stuff that I don't know what to do with! ;)

Stacia Howard said...

I adore that sweet little set up! Just beautiful!

jenjen said...

That little nest is so cute. And what awesome deals! Those little bowls are adorable!

XOXO
jen

Nicole ~ said...

Great deal on the yard sale box, it can be used for so many different things. It looks really cute with the vignette you have in it now. And, those glasses are so pretty!!

Miss(es) Canadian Pie said...

I have so many doo dads that do just get tucked away bc I'm not sure what to do with them. I love them to bits but have sort of run out of nooks and crannies for them. I am definatly going to take away this idea. Thanks girl!

Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

Too bad I missed your giveaway. Cute stuff! I stock up on school supplies and stuff too when they're cheap. I have a ton of spiral notebooks on hand right now.

Little Lovables said...

That bowl is adorable!

Chris said...

Did I tell you that I love that tray? I don't think so. I love that tray. The bird's nest, the paper on the candle....all perfect!

AndreaLeigh said...

are the nest and shakers from target? i got those before easter and they are so super cute. love the bowls! you are a thrifty mama!

Em @ Bunch of Scrap said...

Wow! You have a lot of those bowls! I only found two after Easter at Target. We have a lot of the same things ;)

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