I have found so many great items with my new thrifting hobby. It is such fun running across something to add to a collection or just something unique or useful that you find for a great price. BUT I am getting so much that I had to have a talk with myself recently saying I don’t “need” to purchase every little thing I run across that seems fun.
So~~~ when I ran across my most recent find last Friday, I took them off the hangers, examined them carefully, noticed they were the Twelve Days of Christmas napkins by Williams Sonoma, felt my heart beat just a little faster and then put them back.
You see the Christmas napkins were bundled four to a clipped hanger and each four was priced at $3.99. That still only adds up to a dollar a napkin. I knew I loved them. I knew I would regret not buying them, but after tucking them deeply into the rack of old towels, faded placemats and well used rugs I went home without them.
Here’s where my Step Program needs to be applied! I kept thinking about them. I remembered their rich, vibrant colors and the French wording and that they were so pretty. I even looked them up on a couple of well known web sites to see if they were available and if so how much they were going for!
I found them alright!
They were going from between $49 to $79 depending on which site you were looking at!
This was Sunday night and I wondered if they were still available. Knowing Saturdays are a big thrifting day, I was doubtful they would still be there.
They were! And the rack was really picked over with My napkins front and center for the world to see. I think they had my name on them.
I wasn’t sure I had dishes that would work with all this pattern and busyness going on. Low and behold I found a few choices in my cupboard!
Today I am joining Linda at Coastal Charm for my first Nifty Thrifty Tuesday!
Go over for a visit and see what other bloggers are finding they can’t live without!