Sunday, March 4, 2012

Staycation Opshopping

Playing along with Sophie's Flea Market Finds again this week and also Apron Thrift Girl's Thrift Share Monday (and planning my next opshopping trip...)

Well I had a week long staycation recently and and went off opshopping on a Wednesday to Wynnum: Wynnum Wednesday!
There are now only 10 opshops in Wynnum, not 11, and I cant believe I'm saying but 10 is almost too much. By around shop 7 my nanna trolley is fully and I am having to make tough decisions no opshopper should have to make. Like: I wont be able to buy this 50c woollen 'dog blanket' to repurpose because I have no room in my trolley!! or I really like these plates but they are terribly heavy so I'll have to go check out the last 3 opshops then come back here right at the end to buy them and hope they are still there! (they were... thankfully!)

It was a lovely Wynnum Wednesday anyway and I thrifted some delightful treats:

some more thrifted manchester: including vintage sheets for the swap
& some Scooby Doo sheeting for crafting.
Thrifted manchester

Not our clan, but neverless a  lovely tartan
Tartan fabric

sweet floral hankies
Sweet floral hankies

pretty embroidered linen
Embroidered linen

& some clothes: 'bumble bee' socks: 50c!
Bumble bee socks

slightly more practical: cute PJ.s.
Thrifted PJ fabric: ka-pow!

80s kids birthday card
80s kids birthday card

new dinner plates: Japanese Suzuka Stoneware. No Johnson yet but I am still searching...
Pretty Japanese stoneware dinner plate

Teatowels 50c each: my greedy hands couldnt get hold of this cache of
vintage 1970s and 1980s calendar teatowels fast enough!
Australian 70s & 80s calendar tea towels

Love browsing through everyone's awesome finds:
happy opshopping folks!! xx


  1. I love checkig out op shops a little furthur from home. I love that cute b'day card and those tea towels are so colourful.

  2. Great finds - especially the handkerchiefs.
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

  3. 10 op shops? Now that's opshop heaven!!! Scooby Doo sheet is a great find :)

  4. Oh my gosh, all those tea towels, and for 50c a pop. you lucky thing you.

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