Thrift Shopping For Color

I had noticed somewhat recently that I was getting bored with my thrifting routine. Scarves, baskets and brass thingies were and are all really awesome finds. But I guess I had started getting successful enough at it that it wasn't feeling like the thrifting challenge I loved.

So I decided on going into my next thrifting adventures with a different mindset. The mindset being that I want to focus on the color scheme of my house in order to get me to branch out to some pieces I may not ordinarily gravitate towards. This has actually already paid off in a great stack of interesting books and a pretty vase.

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I did also find a pretty scarf that I'm using as a table runner but I'm also using my dining table as a desk and...

Clearly I'm a genius. Haha. So let's dive into my favorite thrift scores shared to the #thriftscorethursday feed.


Great stuff, right? And it's not everyday you get to peek at a kitchen in the feed. I'm loving this whole shot.

Wanna Play? Here’s The Rules!

  • We want you to participate! Hit up your local thrift stores, craigslist, yard sales, estate sales, side of the road, anything! Thrifty doesn’t necessarily mean from a thrift store. We want to see your good deals, wacky finds and treasures.

  • Don’t feel like you need to save those finds for Thursdays! Yes, features are shared on our blogs and Instagram on Thursdays, but we’re all checking in on (and using!) the hashtag all week long. So, when you see/find it, feel free to share it!

  • Want to get featured? Add the #thriftscorethursdsay hashtag, Follow the hosts (@the_gathered_home@primitiveandproper@adesignerathome and @maggieoverbystudios) and tag a friend to play along, too!

  • Each week, Cassie from Primitive and Proper, Brynne from The Gathered Home, Maggie from Maggie Overby Studios and  Myself (A Designer At Home) will pick a favorite thrift score or two to feature! So please note that by linking up with #thriftscorethursday, you are giving us permission to share your finds via social media or on our blogs.

The best part? There are 4 regular posts to check out every Thursday! Yup, you’ve got more thrift scores to look at. I know you’re not disappointed. Ha. Click on my beautiful cohost’s faces below to check out what they’ve scored and featured.

Occasionally we are graced by a guest cohost and today it's Karen from Copper Dot Interiors. Please be sure to give her some extra love for joining us today.

TST Guest Host Karen

Thrift Score Thursday Brynne color

Thrift Score Thursday Cassie

Thrift Score Thursday Maggie


  1. Can't go wrong adding in a little color (okay and maybe a scarf or two.) I love that little vase and who doesn't need a copy of Sybil, and in pink! Great finds.

  2. Oooh yes - those colors rock! I've been known to pick up a book (or many) because the color is just too fun to pass up! :D That vase is adorable too!

  3. that god bless our pad sign was epic. i had just featured her or i was going to pick that one! LOVE it!

  4. I feel like I've been in a thrifting rut too- I love the idea of the mental shift to start looking at things a bit differently! Great finds!


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