Ramblings from Scotland about how I could stop recreational shopping and only buy "needs" not "wants, money saving, having a budget and keeping to it and frugal tips...
Saturday, 12 May 2012
My favourite jumble sale
Yup - it was that time again - my favourite jumble sale at Longniddry! Had a great time and spent...
£1 to get in
60p on crisps and a drink half way through as I was flagging!
Now for the good stuff!
King size red checked gingham duvet cover - never seen so much material! going to make tablecloths and napkins and outdoor cushion covers
3 heavy cotton white pillow cases
Brand new hand made lace beaded jug cover
2 X duck egg blue cushion covers
All the above for......£1!
Bought some china cups and plates - dd is going to make candles in the cups - £1
Lovely 4 place setting china tea set - £1.50
6 30's china fruit bowls - £2 (being sold on ebay for a fiver each - not that I sell anything - I just liked them)
Youngest dd spent £9.50 on a bag of clothes at 50p per item - Gap, Next, Miss Selfridge and Warhehouse etc
80p on books (10p per paperback, 20p per hardback)
4 sherry glasses for xmas - £1
So spent just under £20 and got some really lovely stuff......happy happy