I am a wife, a mother, an auntie and a friend. I love thrifting, garage sales, re-purposing, creating, painting, anything that makes our little rental home more welcoming, comfortable and cozy. I have discovered the "art" of amateur photography & I love the idea of capturing the beauty in the ordinary everyday things that surround us. Blogging is a wonderful way to make new friends and share with people who have the same interests. My personal taste in decorating leans towards "casual cottage/coastal decor". I now have a small shop on etsy, called "SandySeashore" where you'll find some of my vintage finds, my photography and some handmade things. I hope you take the time to check it out! Thanks for droppin' in!

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Frugal Frenchie's Garage Sale Finds

Happy Sunny Sunday my friends!

Hubby and I went to a couple of garage sales yesterday and picked up a few things...
 Five of these galvanized steel planter boxes...he was asking $10, I paid $7

 This picture frame from Ikea, still wrapped (she had 4?) for $5
 This "picnic" basket,
which we used last night to bring some things to a BBQ, for $2
 My favorite find of the day was this beautiful antique chair,
she was asking $15, got it for $12!

It needs a little work, but it's got the potential!

Towel holder for $1
These pretty pink wellies for $1!
This adorable yorkie-shitzu for....oops, sorry already had her! LOL

Large lined wicker planter for $1

Spoons - free!

I also got two DVD`s, Two if by Sea, with Sandra Bullock and Calendar Girls
for $1 each.

 And, last but not least, a galvanized bucket to hold umbrella`s by the front door for $1.

I hope you ventured out and found some treasures of your own, too!
Now, I`m off to do some gardening....Have a great day!


  1. Hi sweetie!! I LOVE your finds!! The chair is gorgeous and I can't wait to see what you do with her and those planters!! Amazing!!! And those little wellies, I can see you and your cute self walking around the garden in them!! I love them!!! :) I am so happy that you had a good time and I love love your signature at the bottom of your posts, you look beautiful!!

  2. Sandra you found real treasures, especially that gorgeous chair. That was real steal. Glad you had a wonderful day!

  3. My hubby has recently taken up garage salen. So much fun to go treasure hunting together. What a sweet little fluffer muffin.

    Take good care,


  4. Great finds, Sandra... Love the picnic basket & the wicker planter. Congrats to your new signature, it's very nice!!


  5. Wondful finds! I'm a Follower of yours for a while now, but only have had a while to spend on your site, and am finding all KINDS of goodies to look at...will back again when I have more time!

    Smiles from Illinois -no where near a beach....sobbbb :(

    ~Suzanne in NW IL

  6. Great finds, thanks for the comment.

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