When it comes to offering The Gift of Thrift, I like to collect items throughout the year and offer a present that is curated especially for its recipient. For my brother-in-law who is a country music fan and a cowboy aficionado I paired this church rummage sale book with a stoop sale harmonica.
At a flea market in New Jersey, I found this 1970s pin perfect for my mom, who is also a grandmother, and pinned it to the thrift store cording that is tied around this gift.
|Photographs by Stan Williams|
For my sister, I wrapped up a pair of 1960s wooden salt and pepper shakers I picked up at a Long Island thrift shop and offered it along with a recipe box of the same era. To complete the collection, I added a set of Current recipe cards from the 1970s that I found at a flea market.
Happy 2012 to all!
Always Frugal, Always Fabulous,
The Elegant Thrifter