Sunday, September 27, 2009

Today's Thrifty Treasures

THE SUN IS FINALLY SHINING ! :-) We are finally getting a break from rain. The weather is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS today and looks like it will be for all of this week. :-)

Time for "Today's Thrifty Treasures" hosted by Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality http://southernhospitalityblog.com/. I have not been to yardsales , thrift store shopping or "junkin" in a few weeks now. I want to finish some already started projects. There was an estate sale not far from me that I really was tempted to go to, but was good and did not go.

I did check out a moving sale in the neighborhood a few weeks ago and bought this chandelier. I don't have ceiling light fixtures in some of my rooms, but this has the cord and chain where it can be hung from a hook and plugged into an outlet. This will be a "redo" project, as the crystals are plastic - not glass. So all of that will be coming off and replaced with glass and not quiet as much of it. :) May or may not replace shades - depends which room I end up using it in.
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Sorry about the blurry pictures. That is a lot of plastic beads!
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I was tempted to stop at several places when out of town this last week to look for some glass crystals, even took my camera , but was more intersted in getting home.
Be sure to visit Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality to see what she and the others have to share this week.
Have a great week!
Glenda

30 comments:

Nicole @ BugaBoos said...

LOVEEEEEE it! I can't wait to see the redo! Great find!!!

Linda (Nina's Nest) said...

That's a great chandy - gonna look good! Linda

ann said...

hey sweet lady,i would love to have those plastic ones for a project i was been working on in my healthier days.
if you are going to trash them could i pay the postage on them?if so let me know.ok.i may even feel like doing it now.tee hee.love .i'll take a pic for you...anniepoo

prof en retraite said...

Hi Glenda! That is a gorgeous chandelier! Can't wait to see the re-do!...hugs...Debbie

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

What a beautiful chandelier. I can't wait to see it when it's all redone. Great find. Hugs, Marty

Dragonfly Treasure said...

Just gorgeous! Can't wait to see the finished product!
*hugs*deb

Kammy said...

Wow, I love that chandy - great find !
Kammy

The Tattered Cottage said...

Hi Glenda -

Love the new chandy. I picked up one this weekend also but I forgot to post a picture of it. Can't wait to see the redo.
Toni

The Stylish House said...

Glenda,
What a great find! I hope you post photos when you finish making it over.
Cathy

Blue Creek Home said...

The chandelier will be beautiful after you've worked your magic on it.
Rhonda

DEB said...

What a pretty chandalier and a great find! Can't wait to see it up.

grannyann said...

Beautiful chandelier

tales from an oc cottage said...

OH! That is so cool!

m ^..^

Dresser Girl said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!

Leanne said...

I love it and can't wait to see what it looks like after the redo. Thanks for visting my site. Come by again next week if you like. I'm having a really cute giveaway.

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

What a pretty light fixture!

Michelle said...

I've seen crystals with little magnets so you can attach any where on the metal lamp and they hold very well.

Rita @ Goodwill Haunting said...

What a great item ... would love to see the redo!

The Pleasures of Homemaking said...

What a great find! It's very pretty even with all the plastic! Can't wait to see how you redo it!

Manuela

Wendy said...

Thats awesome! I love chandeliers but I dont know where Id put one!

Im having a paint party, feel free to check it out!

gina @ The Tickle Pink Thrift said...

{darling}

Arlene said...

I love the chandelier. I would have bought it too. Thanks for stopping by.

Kim @ Starshine Chic said...

Fabulous chandelier. But I'm sure it will be even more fabulous when you are done revamping it.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I love that! Show us a pic when it's up! Cindy

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Great Chandy! Can't wait to see what you do with it! ~Rhonda :)

The DIY Show Off said...

I love chandeliers and you found a gorgeous one! So jealous! :) Can't wait to see where it goes!

Have a fantastic week!

Roeshel

bee'nme said...

I'm sure this will be a stunning transformation...it aready looks good...can't wait to see how it all turns out! Good buy! Hope you get to go junkin' soon! :o)

Blessings,
Becky S.

The Crazy Suburban Mom said...

That is a lovely lamp and it will be SO elegant when your done! Great find !

Doreen said...

I guess I must have sent our beautiful weather your way and you sent me the rain!!!! LOL We had such beautiful weather for awhile but for the past couple of days it has done nothing but rain - and heavy rain.

Suzanne in TX said...

Love the light fixture! Just imagine all the possibilities...
I will miss our weekly Thrifty Treasures over the next few months, but we'll have fun next Spring.
Hugs!