First of all, check out what Pam did with the above cool quote. A really beautiful collage. I've done some collage, but would love to try more. Lucy has ben doing some gorgous collages lately. Very inspiring.
It's always nice to do a little thrifting while on vacation, but the area around my parents' condo is mostly big box and chain stores. But while venturing out to meet our friends the Misiewiczs at Stanley's (a very cool Polish deli), I spotted a Salvation Army and a smaller thrift. My husband was very patient to let me spend some time in each.
But the second shop, called "Second Treasures," and a fundraiser for the Sojourners Center for women affected by domestic violence, was the BEST! I spotted the two Pyrex (above) immediately but when I didn't see a price sticker, I was afraid they were too expensive. When I asked the price, the woman said it was by the pound, and told me they'd be $2, for both!
Then I found those cute Christmas platters (and four matching dessert plates, not shown). Again, by the pound: $2 for the platters. And $3 for the plates. I think these were from Restoration Hardware or someplace like that. The back says, "St. Nicholas Square: 'Tis the season."
I also got a cute Ann Taylor skirt for $2 and a sundress for $2. From the linen department, I got this blue chenille bedspread for $2 and a gold and white polka dot sheet for $2.
This was not a large store, but I thought it had a good selection, at least when I was there. Perhaps you Phoenixians (?) already know about it. I can't find any website, but it was right off the 51 on McDowell. Check it out.