Monday, July 9, 2012

Mad Women

The recent half price sale at Goodwill presented this thrifting addict with some new temptations.

Among the gems that I ended up taking to the cash was this Don Draper-esque vintage ice bucket, made by Kraftware, 225 5th Ave., New York City. Almost makes you want to drink during the workday, doesn’t it? Who could resist this at $1.50? Not me.

I was drawn in by the two spouts on this Evangeline Pottery gravy boat, which was also $1.50.

Made in Japan pedestal dish, $1.25.

Canister, 75 cents.

I got some non-vintage items too. These bright appetizer dishes speak to me of summer entertaining, with their handy built-in wine glass holders.

I also got these fun little plates.

This Mayfair China bowl was mine for about $1. I thought it would make a nice serving dish for rice or chips, or just about anything really.

What thrifty find would you go mad for?


  1. Great Pieces! The China Bowl looks so lovely and have a nice "shape" ... haha :D ,i really don´t know if this is the right Word :D ,hope you know what i mean :)

    Have a great Monday ,lovely Greetings<3

  2. I love that ice bucket! And All the pottery is great.

  3. I spotted the ice bucket on Flea Market Finds and had to rush over to cool! I braved the Goodwill sale, too, but I think you did better than I did. I love the Evangeline piece, too!

  4. That ice bucket is too cool! Great loot.

  5. That's funny - we both found ice buckets within the last couple of weeks!!

  6. Joanne, what great scores! I would so love to find a nice ice bucket. Since I don't drink *much* anymore, I gave all of mine away years ago. But now that I'm entertaining more, I realize I need at least one. Even with non-alcoholic drinks, an ice bucket looks so much better than a bowl on the table or in the sink. *_* Yeah, I've actually had to go there.*blush* We only have one Goodwill here locally and it isn't considered one of the least expensive stores. But when I travel, watch out! lol

    By the way, your finds will be featured at Frugal Treasures party this week. Congrats!!!

    1. I agree, it's fun to glam things up a bit with an ice bucket. Our Goodwill isn't generally that cheap either, I think.

      Thanks so much for featuring my finds. Very exciting for me! :)

  7. Love the ice bucket. I pick them up whenever I find a good deal on them. I love to use them for outdoor get togethers. I use them to hold my cold salads. Great finds! Thanks for sharing at TTF last week. I hope you are having a wonderful day!

    1. What a great idea! Love it. Now I won't feel guilty buying more ice buckets. ;)


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