A couple weeks ago my friend Tori and I went treasure hunting at these great antique places, Classroom Consignment and Schooldays Antique Mall, located in Sturtevant Wisconsin. I have mentioned these places before because I LOVE digging around these shops!! I could dig for days!!
I know I am always rambling on about decorating with things that have meaning and things that have a story, and I'm gonna do it some more!!
Shopping for your home can be an adventure! You can meet new people along the way and see some crazy stuff if you just get out there and take some time to go to new places. I know it's hard not to go to Target for everything. I am personally in a TSA support group (Target Shoppers Anonymous) Ok. Not really, but I probably should be!!
This hand painted jewelry box was only $4!! Can you believe it?!
Some time ago a very talented person actually took the time to hand paint this little gem. Do you think the artist would have ever imagined that this box would end up at my house, on my dresser, and then on my blog for all the world to see??
I only noticed the bright turquoise sticking out from under some old hankies because I was taking the time to really dig.
I also found this milk glass bowl for $8!! That isn't as great of a deal as the jewelry box, but I still love it and I think it looks fabulous in my room! I think about our fun day treasure hunting every time I look at these things on my dresser. They also make me look forward to future days filled with treasure hunting and great deals!
While gift shopping, try a new shop, meet some new people, support a local, get your Target fix if you must, just remember that sometimes the chase is way more fun and rewarding!