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Not just the Garage
Sunday 7 December 2008, 5:18 am
Filed under: - Jo, - Sarah, Off the Racks, OMGWTFBBQ | Tags: , , , , ,

Its not just the Garage that we’ve been spending our time in..

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The house has pretty much been (spring)CLEANED-OUT! And all in anticipation for the sale. (:

Stuff your pockets with cash and loose change!

Bring the boyfriend/friend/companion/sibling/friend/family.. heck! Bring EVERYONE!

Expect:

Clothes, Clothes and MORE Clothes!Vintage pieces, like sailor themed leggings and simple pleated skirts (in image above)

Bags & Accessories!

Books & Magazines. Pick out a cool book for as little as $0.50!(maybe even less!!!)

and Miscellaneous knick-knacks

Why you should pop by? Who doesn’t like a good bargain or an interesting knick-knack, or even a fun way to spend sunday afternoon?! This is the place to be!

See you there!! (:



GARAGE SALE!!!

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In what may just be the first of many,

Sarah is holding a GARAGE SALE! :D:D:D

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57 Tavistock Avenue

(Near Tavistock Park)

Accessible by  buses: 25, 55, 73, 74, 76, 132, 165, 317

Prominent Landmarks: Mobil Petrol Station, Gain City, Chomp Chomp

bring your friends (and your own bag too!)

will update with photos of items i’ll be selling!!

My younger sister helped paint the banner and was frightened at how straight and un-fuzzy my lines are. (: *i smile with anal-retentive pride. hahas

And please email if you have interest in ‘tompang-ing’ (being a vendor at the NEXT garage sale!) 😀



Thrift away!
Sunday 20 July 2008, 4:17 pm
Filed under: - Sarah, Inspirables | Tags: , , , , ,

Since jo put up a post on thrift finds, thought I’d write something about it too. (Although, i must say that i highly doubt i could out-trump her glamourette find with a better bargain)

Recently, I helped a freelance photographer friend (say that 5 times!) style a photoshoot (photos will be posted when i get them 😀 ! ) to build her portfolio. We went to the Salvation Army Family Thrift Store at 309 Upper Serangoon Road. (there are other outlets as well)

And these are a few of our finds…

Navy floral print vest/top (a cute mid-drift in its hey-day, with no missing buttons!)

Small circular pouch with embossed and stitched details. (the strap was falling apart, so i swapped it with a strap from another bag.. tts why the strap looks slightly disproportioned with the small pouch)

(and my favourite!) a picnic basket!! or maybe a dog carrier?

hahas. I just thought this bag was so cute. cant wait to bring it to school/go for a picnic/maybe even visit the beach. (and all because of the bag!!!)

Do you find that there are some things that simply compel you to do things just so you can show it off?

a new cocktail dress = night out with the girls for drinks

new beach tote = an afternoon on Palawan beach soaking up the sun

And not only do you have to go places/do things, you must dress to match the item.. hahas. (: i do that.

Anyway, the reason we hit the thrift store was because the shoot was on a tight budget. We got the top for $4 and the bags for $12 each. Reasonable (by my standards, at least). The only thing that annoyed me, somewhat, was that the prices were written onto the bags.. The picnic basket has its price written on one of the knobs (in thick blue marker) *grr!* But i still love it. (: