Two things I always look for when thrifting vintage

If you have been following on my Instagram then you know I love thrifting! It’s better for the planet and it makes our home so much more unique! And so today I wanted to share with you two things I always look for when thrifting vintage- and why you too should start looking for them.

Also I wanted to share with you a thrifting hidden gem that I have discovered recently! Because while going to the big thrift stores is fun- as they are always so well organized – it’s actually the local gems that have the best finds in best prices!

This store is called Nova, and they are located in Hudson Quebec- just outside of Montreal. It’s a sweet little house that full of the lovelies vintage finds- they have a lot of rotation too, so it’s really worth a visit if you’re in the area! It’s located on Main road- you can’t miss it!

So as always I was looking for one of these two things:

  1. Teapots
  2. Vintage plates & kitchenware

Vintage kitchenware is in my opinion superior to anything you can buy new now. The quality of craftsmanship used to be better so vintage items are often more detailed. Old plates and bowls make your everyday feel more fancy and they are made of better quality materials.

A dreary monday morning feels just so much better with gorgeous old teapot full of hot tea and some lovely tea cups!

And cooking with vintage pyrex is both eye candy and super practical as it can go from fridge directly to the owen and then on the table! If you find any silverware it’s a great investment of money spent as silver does not lose value and is unbreakable ( give me all the silver spoons!)

And cooper has excellent thermal conduction so thrifting copper kitchenware is both practical as a way to add more fun to your kitchen!

So this time I found the sweetest little copper kettle- for 8$ only! It looks gorgeous among my other mostly thrifted kitchen items- and it’s perfect when I need tea for two!

Seriously, cooper items are my favorite items to add warmth in the kitchen- they are perfect for fall decor without being too literal and going all the way with pumpkins if that’s not your thing – though I might have went all the way with pumpkins in the past! Oh, and cooper items look great with Christmas decor too!

Now if you’d like to read about more thrifting tips and tricks I have been invited by the sweet Ann from Dabbling and Decorating to her Thrifting With The Gals !

These ladies know how and where to thrift! Just click on a photo and it will lead you to more great thrifting ideas!

I hope we could inspired you to go thrifting this week!

Remember, thrifting is a great way to help the planet, reduce waste and it’s a great way to make your home feel unique and personal! Let’s thrift more!

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  1. I love your tips, Joanna. Copper kitchen items are gems, adding so much texture and color. Thanks so much for joining us this month!

  2. I just love this post! It’s always so fun to find some good vintage kitchen items, and I absolutely love your beautiful collection! So glad you could join us this month!

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