OH, what I found today!
This is just one of the reasons I’m addicted to very, very fond of yard sales. All this for only (wait for it…..)
Hubby and I look at a few things just a little – uhm – differently. What I see when I look at this:
What he sees when he looks at the same thing:
I mean, just imagine all the Remissionary projects dancing in the shadows here, waiting to be discovered and brought to light. I feel like the light-giver! People, there was one piece of fabric that was – I kid you not – F I V E Y A R D S . And another of four yards, one of about 2 1/2, and an entire box of quilter’s delights: scraps big enough to make quilting squares. That doesn’t even include all the wonderful ribbons and lace and bling bling trim and stuff:
Just look at this beauty I would’ve missed had I heeded my hubby’s polite request to leave (“are you done yet? are you done yet?”)! I see a lovely purse in this, or maybe a really cool looking pillow, or a fabulous vest and purse to match.
Oh, and that’s not all. No siree bobalouie! This beautiful Oriental dress (too small for me) will become a true REmissionary treasure. It was used as a halloween costume, but it’s much too pretty to be sullied by such a detestable celebration, so I’m going to make an elegant purse and matching wallet from it.
So I have to ask myself, which side of the “T” am I on? Is it
Trash…or Treasure??? I choose Treasure!