40 Of The Luckiest Thrift Retailer Finds (New Pics)


Thrift retailer procuring is one thing that by no means will get boring irrespective of what number of occasions you do it. Certain, there are days the place you might discover nothing greater than some ugly outdated Christmas sweaters and puzzles with lacking items – however then there are these the place you come again with a automotive stuffed with unbelievable classic furnishings or distinctive art work that greater than makes up for it. And what the very best half is? You solely spend a fraction of what you usually would in a division retailer.

Persons are sharing their biggest thrift retailer hauls to the Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared Fb group and also you’ll be stunned by the unbelievable issues a few of them managed to search out. From whale lamps to pearl opera glasses, try all of the cool issues individuals present in thrift shops within the gallery under! And in order for you extra, see our earlier posts right here, right here, and right here.

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#1 This Stain Glass Whale Mild Measuring 4′ Lengthy Was Going To Be Thrown In A Dumpster

Picture supply: Chris Braga

It was hanging in a wooden store so it was coated with a thick layer of noticed mud. I introduced it dwelling and cleaned it up very well and it turned out wanting very nice. I like whales and I’m extraordinarily pleased to have saved this lovely one in every of a sort piece of artwork from being destroyed. It’s in it’s ceaselessly dwelling!

#2 My Best Thrift Discover Ever. Once I Purchased It I Solely Thought The Dots Would Glow. I Was Shocked Once I Turned It On!! Greatest $10 I Ever Spent. Hope Home Basis Thrift Store, Norfolk Va

Picture supply: Hannah Marie

#three I Discovered This Outdated TV When Cleansing Out In The Attic In My Grandma’s Home

Picture supply: Thomas Schlund

They put in below a blanket to maintain it away from mud and I believe it has been there for over 40 years. As an alternative of throwing it away I took it with me and constructed a bar. You may retailer 12 bottles in it and activate the sunshine with the unique on/off button hope you prefer it

#Four My Fantastic 99 12 months Outdated Grandad Is Transferring Into A Nursing Dwelling. We Are Cleansing Out His Home And I Was Given This, Now One Of My Favorite Possessions

Picture supply: Steph Roberts

It’s a cube that he made whereas he was a prisoner of warfare throughout WWII. Clearly it isn’t as much as on line casino requirements however it should have helped to move the time! Curiously, regardless of the very rustic attraction of this piece, my grandad is a really gifted woodworker, making lovely carvings and furnishings effectively into his 80s

#5 I Went Thrifting And Did Not Anticipate To Discover This 12 months’s “Easter Costume” In All Its Glory Hanging Earlier than Me!!!!!

Picture supply: Shannon Hague

What the fluffle (that’s the time period for a bunch of rabbits btw)!!??!! I’m tickled pink…And blue…And purple over my candy discover!!!You’d higher consider I’m carrying this unhealthy boy as I hop alongside to church, to show, to walmart, pump fuel and to the grave!! $6.99 goodwill Williamsburg, VA

#6 My Granny Had Given Me My First Crystal Cat Once I Was Roughly In The 4th Grade (Mid 90’s)

Picture supply: Stacy Edison

My mother flipped a change after my dad and mom divorced and ended up in jail, ultimately jail. Not many issues survived my childhood. One factor I made positive I saved protected and hidden was this crystal cat. All the time in my socks, inside a sock, inside a sock, a bit of nesting doll of types. My Granny was my all the pieces, she raised me. My mother handed away virtually Four years in the past, then my Granny a yr later. I not often wander Goodwill within the “knick knack” part, one thing drew me in direction of it immediately and I discovered my third crystal cat! (Second kitty was additionally discovered at a distinct Goodwill about two years in the past. ) It’s not a lot, however it makes me consider how far I’ve come out of the darkness and my lovely Granny everytime I catch a glimpse of these kitties

#7 My Mother Was Born 1939, The 12 months Snow White Was Launched. She Handed Away In March And As I Have Been Cleansing Out Her Dwelling, I Discovered This Lovely Blanket Made For Her, By Her Grandmother When She Was Born

Picture supply: Kim Batiansila

Wednesday, June 10th, my daughter had a child woman, Poppy. I’m so pleased to move alongside such a beautiful heirloom to her made by her great-great-great grandma!

#eight Somebody Would possibly Ask Themselves Whereas Shopping The Racks At Goodwill, “Who Would Put on A Lengthy Sleeve Iridescent Sequin Crop Prime?” Effectively The Reply Is This Sparkle Bear

Picture supply: Brent Gbear

#9 This Is By Far The Coolest Factor I’ve Ever Discovered

Picture supply: Alice Milson

Left all of them there as they must be purchased collectively, and they’re $18 every sadly

#10 My $2 Yardsale Discover Immediately! Already Had The Good Plant For It Too

Picture supply: Leah Couch

#11 My Assortment Of Flower And Bug Brooches

Picture supply: Anna Coy

I lastly acquired round to creating this show. My authentic purpose was to have it made for my daughter’s first birthday. She’s now three and a half. Higher late then by no means! All items have been discovered at property gross sales and flea markets.

#12 My Husband And I Purchased Our Home Final December. I Simply Observed The Doorbell Plate Just lately. It’s The 4 Seasons Depicted, And I Assume It’s Fairly Cool!

Picture supply: Teena Guffey

#13 Went Antiquing In A Small City (Woodbury, Tn) Immediately And Discovered This Fully Lovable Little Fridge Full Of Workplace Provides! Sure, That’s Proper… Workplace Provides!

Picture supply:  Barbara Lance

#14 When Somebody Is Promoting Their Intricate, One-Of-A-Variety, Hand-Carved African Mattress, You Instantly Spend Your Total Stimulus Examine To Carry It Dwelling

Picture supply: Jeremy DiMaio

From a social distancing-compliant yard sale in Mechanicsville, VA… When somebody is promoting their intricate, one-of-a-kind, hand-carved african mattress, created from teak logs discovered on the backside of a kenyan river, you instantly spend your complete stimulus examine to convey it dwelling (as I did)

#15 This Is Mr. Dave Velociraptor Or Extra Generally Recognized As Dave The Home Dino. I Rescued Him At Christmas Time From The Aspect Of The Highway, He’s Made Up Of Welded Elements Of Scrap Steel And Sits Proudly Guarding My Entrance Door In Western Australia

Picture supply: Klara Lawley

#16 Discovered This Little Bow Tie At Salvation Military In Vernon Ct. Good For My Little Man, Hamilton! Simply Lookit Himbs!

Picture supply: Christina Tolisano

#17 Discovered A Matching Brooch For My Tattoo Whereas Antiquing In The Georgetown Tx Sq.. I Did Get It For A Complete $22

Picture supply: Rebecca Matzen

#18 My Coronary heart Fell In Love. The Second I Noticed This Chair I Knew It Was The Good Sweet Stash Chair… Turns Out It Holds Gummy Bears And Fruit By The Foot Completely

Picture supply: Michell Rogers

#19 I’m Not Certain If This Colourful Whatchamacallit Is A Costume Or A Shirt However I Discovered It On The Flooring At The Native Thrift Retailer In Lewisville Texas. Sure It’s Got here Dwelling With Me, Will Wash It And Y’all Know I’m Going To Rock It!

Picture supply: Danyelle Bridgewater

#20 I Discovered This Door Knocker At A Jumble Sale Effectively Over 10 Years In the past

Picture supply: Shar Ainsworth

I discovered this door knocker at a jumble sale effectively over 10 years in the past and shoved him within the shed for a later challenge, I remembered him final week and figured throughout lock down he may lastly be given the tlc wanted. Seems he’s the messenger to the gods (hermes) over 150 years outdated and fairly helpful. He’s happening my entrance door this weekend (earlier than and after pics)

#21 By no means In My Life Did I Ever Assume I Would Personal One thing As Lovely As These Opera Glasses

Picture supply: Jennifer Smale

By no means in my life did I ever suppose I’d personal one thing as lovely as these opera glasses I noticed them at an property sale final week and as quickly as I noticed them I knew they needed to be mine. I’ve been eager about getting opera glasses for once I see performs as I can solely afford the nostril bleed seats so it looks like this was meant to be! They work superbly. I can’t wait to have the ability to use these attractive glasses!

#22 From Goodwill The Drive Was Robust With My 6 Bucks!

Picture supply: Melissa Waters

#23 Me: This Inexperienced Sequined No matter It Could Be Is Superior, However The place On Earth Would I Put on It. Additionally Me:

Picture supply: Kim Potowski

The world’s oldest drag queen (in response to the guinness e book of world information), Darcelle, is performing tonight. If I don’t put on a sequined hotpants outfit there, I could by no means the truth is put on it. Darcelle stated I killed it!

#24 It’s A Kinetic “Six Man Clock” Sculpture By Gordon Bradt. It Seemed Intricate And Inventive So I Did A Fast Google And Found There Are Two On Ebay Listed For $600 (Non-Functioning) And $1250. It Was $20!

Picture supply:  Ashley Wehrman

My mother invited my sister and I to a “Storage & treasures sale” yesterday and my sister had crammed a pair luggage however I wasn’t discovering a lot… I had already handed this by as soon as (it was hidden by a sheet of directions taped to the entrance) however was making a second move once I lifted the web page to see what’s was. It’s a kinetic “Six man clock” sculpture by gordon bradt. It regarded intricate and creative so I did a fast google and found there are two on ebay listed for $600 (non-functioning) and $1250. It was $20! I shoved it into my bag with out even checking to see if it labored

#25 Chippo The Hippo

Picture supply: Jodi Caravella

This little man has been in my palms at least thrice at my go to classic mall market, in Oakdale NY, nonetheless he had a chip on his left ear and the vendor wished a agency 12.00. Yesterday my man got here with me to assist me hunt pyrex ( he’s my bowl spotter, lol) and I requested him to additionally hold a watch out for a hippo.. Who does he discover? The hippo with the bum ear. He’s a cutey and frank promptly began calling him Chippo and insisted on shopping for him for me. Advised me to hit the ear with a sharpie and nobody will ever discover. I’d say he’s right and “Chippo” a Lenox endangered animal sequence pygmy hippo is now very pleased in his new dwelling defending yet one more assortment of mine my cornflower blue corning ware lol

#26 My Superior Goodwill Discover

Picture supply:  Dee DeJesus

#27 Thrifted Plant Stand From Tollbooth Antiques In Columbia Pa. The Man Made This From Classic Retro Tables That Got here Broken Or Stained!

Picture supply: Destiny Smith

#28 Discovered A Cool Globe For $25 At Goodwill Immediately

Picture supply: Macey Wacholz

#29 Picked Up This Cute Little Rooster With Measuring Spoon Tail Feathers At Goodwill In Palmer, Ma The Different Day For Three Bucks. I Love Her

Picture supply: Melissa Himes

#30 One Secondhand Tarot Bathe Curtain Launched This Complete Thrifted Costume

Picture supply: Paige Gardner

Assembled with glue, zip ties, and security pins, utilizing all thrift retailer clothes and gewgaws, this ensemble got here collectively simply in time for a thriller & magic occasion. Thanks, thrift shops!

#31 Right here’s One Of My Favourite Vintage Finds

Picture supply: Eileen Saarela Bell

We picked up this cupboard of outdated mail packing containers a pair years in the past at an antiques and pinball machines present in Illinois. I neglect now how outdated that is, however I believe it was from the 60’s. It took some work to get the musty scent out of the cubbies. This factor is heavy!!

#32 Discovered These Gnarly Guys At A Yard Sale Immediately! Brings Again Reminiscences!

Picture supply: Joshua Simmers

#33 Thrift Retailer Rating!! Discovered This Fainting Couch With Fold Out Mattress

Picture supply: Lorena Aldridge-Garrigus

#34 Discovered This Spider Pin At A Storage Sale Immediately For $0.25. Put It On My Shoulder And Scared The Life Out Of My 10 12 months Outdated

Picture supply: Jaclyn Kevin Little

#35 My Dad Died Of Most cancers A Little Over A Month In the past, And When We Have been Cleansing Out His Home, I Got here Throughout This Dangerous Boy, Lined In Mud. It Now Is Proudly Displayed Subsequent To Our Dwelling Bar Space

Picture supply: Samantha Paedae

#36 We’ve All the time Joked That Our Cat Karen Cant Get Shut Sufficient To Me, Effectively Tonight Her Goals Got here True

Picture supply: Annalesha Nice

#37 One Of The Greatest Donations We’ve Acquired But! Tailwaggers Thrift Store – Eureka – Ca

Picture supply: Traci Elaine

#38 Talking Of Rocky Horror… Obtained This Wonderful Dr. Frank-N-Furter Doll Out Of A Free Field At A Yard Sale! Even Performs The Time Warp!

Picture supply: Chelsea Sanders

#39 My Absolute Favourite Secondhand Possession. The Mind Lamp

 

Picture supply: Sherri Doerflein Neiheisel

My mother picked this up at a yardsale within the 1970’s. It in some way survived in our basement television room by 5 youngsters, a number of canines, and a 500 mile transfer within the mid 1980″s. After my dad handed in 1997, my mother was downsizing and getting ready to maneuver once more. Within the storage sale pile was The Mind. Gasp! Fortunately I occurred to be visiting, snatched it up and it as soon as once more made a 500 mile journey dwelling with me. It has since survived an extra 4 strikes, youngsters, canines, and grandkids. Through the years I’ve regarded for this lamp on completely different websites. I’ve by no means discovered a match.

#40 Discovered This Fabulous Physique Central Jumpsuit For $5 At The Habitat For Humanity Restore In Sizzling Springs, Ar. It’s Too Lengthy, However Got here Dwelling With Me Nonetheless. Time To Study How To Hem A Garment!

Picture supply: Karen Shell Connally