10.22.2011

The Penny Worthy Project




Have you ever seen a noise maker like this?


I didn't buy it the first time I saw but when I went back and saw it again I decided I needed to buy it. I've never seen a little wooden noise maker like this, I have several noise makers but none like this. I'll be putting it away with our New Years Eve supplies, pretty sure there will be a fight over it too.



I picked up a few Architectural Digests to browse through. The local thrift store gives magazines away so whenever I see a few I'm interested in I grab them. When I'm done I re-donate them, as a matter of fact I donate any magazines I happen to get.


This vile bright orange fabric is perfect for a couple accent pillows on our bed. We have a turquoise/white bed spread and I've been looking for 3 months for a piece of orange fabric. Not being in a hurry to make the pillows covers made it possible to find enough fabric for 50¢. I could have easily bought the fabric brand new but it's the thrill of the "not buying retail hunt" that I enjoy.





And one bit of interesting excitement for me this week, I won a giveaway over at Cheerful Thrifty Door. I never win anything so this is neat for me. On that note I want to encourage everyone to make sure you keep coming back because my 3rd blog anniversary is coming up and I have an awesome giveaway dreamed up.

How about you, did you find anything exciting this week?








Peace and Love--


5 comments:

  1. Absolutely love that little wood nosie maker. Have never seen anything like that.

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  2. Congratulations on your win! The little wooden noise maker is very unusual. How will you decide who gets to use him?

    I love that you could find exactly what you needed to make your pillows; it just took a little patience and persistence! Way to go!!

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  3. That is my absolute favorite shade of orange, if not my favorite color. I'd have snatched it up in a heartbeat, too!

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  4. Thank you for hosting yet again! The noisemaker is very neat.

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