After the week I’ve had with driving (or not) and plumbing, I needed good day at the secondhand shops! The thrifting gods smiled down today and bestowed me with these 4 little handpainted bowls from Spain… They were less that $1 each :) But that’s not the best part! There’s something even better coming, but… Continue Reading
Tied to my bike with bungee cords because when the perfect desk chair shows up at the secondhand shop for 165 Crowns (about $30), there’s no time to be a princess. After paying $40 to replace the light bulb in my bathroom, yes the light bulb, not the actual light, I needed something like this!
I think I used up all of my good sofa karma when I found the vintage velvet sofa back in April. It’s totally my dream sofa, but I also wanted something a bit bigger and more cozy. I’ve been diligently stalking the thrift shops since early May to no avail. I contemplated buying something new,… Continue Reading
I’ve been dreaming of this vintage sofa forever… It’s made of velvet damask! It’s in pristine condition! It’s at least 50 years old! And I scored it for 575 kr. (about $100) at a secondhand shop in Denmark! This is seriously the vintage sofa of my dreams! It’s staying in a friend’s studio until I move over to… Continue Reading
Right now, most people are thinking “spring”, but I’m thinking about 25% sales tax and the next who knows how many long, dark winters in Northern Europe after I’ve sworn for years that I’d move somewhere warm. Today, sweaters were 50% off at Goodwill, so I stocked up for my new life abroad! New, $16.50… Continue Reading
I feel like Ms. Gloom & Doom lately, so let’s lighten things up with one of my favorite topics, thrifted goodness! I bought these things at the end of last summer and had completely forgotten about them, but we’re expecting record high temperatures today and tomorrow, so naturally, I’m excited to change over to my… Continue Reading
So far, I’ve discovered 4 thrift shops in the town where I’m planning to live. The main difference I see between the US and Danish shops is that the majority of US inventory is clothes, and here, it’s mostly furniture and housewares. I’m going to have a lot of fun furnishing my flat from the… Continue Reading