A month or so ago, our local thrift store had these big gallon bags of jewelry for $15. I looked over some of them and here and there I would find such a cool piece, but for the most part, the whole bag was junk. Not worth $15. Well, when I was there the other day, they had opened the bags and were selling the jewelry at 5 pieces for $2. There were about 5 of us huddled over these huge "sand-box" type containers that literally had jewelry spilling out of them. And funny enough, we all had different tastes and were looking for different items. One person was looking for belt buckles, one was looking for shells..I was looking for the good stuff. ;) And when we would each find another seeker's treasure, we would hand it over to them. Belt buckle girl left with about 5 snazzy buckles, Shell lady left with enough shells to keep her busy for a long time, and I left with 20 pieces of awesome vintage jewelry (that they thought I was nuts for liking ;) and I paid a whopping $8.
What am I going to do with them? I'm really not too sure. Some of the earring are just too pretty to hang out in my jewelry box without a mate and I'm going to attach them to hair clips and parade them around town, clinging to my curls. Some of the other pieces I don't have immediate plans for, like my groovy owl. He was just too cool to stay behind in that big box of mostly ugly. Maybe he'll just hang out with vintage kitty watch.
Oh, and on the Austen front, I have borrowed the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice that you all made me promise to watch. (My mother is feeling totally on top of the world right now, and I will probably never live down trading in the movie for craft supplies. (See those comments!) So I promise I will watch it this weekend and you can all thank Jessi for lending it to me. :) Oh, and she gave me a few books too.
Take a peek over at the Clothing Designs Photo Album to see an adorable picture I got from Leah yesterday of her sweet Bella wearing something I made for her. Leah is an amazing photographer and has some killer photo actions! The pictures in this post were edited with her color action.
Have a great weekend! We are going to a bonfire tonight and roasting hot dogs and marshmallows and then Dustin and I are having a hot date. (Hence the Friday love music..;)