Thrifty Home Tour | Hallway

Thrifty Home Tour | Hallway

This post is sponsored by Goodwill SA

I first fell in love with thrift stores when I was in middle school. I loved that I could buy almost an entire new-to-me wardrobe for around $30. I also began collecting knick-knacks to decorate the walls of my wild teenage bedroom (I had a big think for 60's and 70's zodiac ephemera). I've carried on both the clothes and home decor thrift store shopping well into adulthood, and I thought I'd start a series of posts sharing how I've used my favorite thrifty bits in our home. Today we'll start with the hallway (because it was the cleanest!).

Thrifty Home Tour | Hallway

Although they're not being used to their full potential, my husband built these shelves around our bathroom door about a year ago (there's another built-in on the other side that was original with the house). 

My favorite thrifty finds on this wall are the child's bust which I found at Goodwill (isn't it perfect that he's reading?), and an unfinished embroidery of the United States found at an estate sale (I mounted it with sewing pins onto a piece of foam board). I also dream of having a huge vintage globe collection--I actually have another not pictured here, and this one I found at Goodwill, too.

Thrifty Home Tour | Hallway

Most of the children's books we own are also secondhand, like this nearly completes set of A Series of Unfortunate Events* I got for a couple bucks. And the mini lantern in the middle used to be a lamp, I just took the wiring and stand out (another Goodwill find).

Thrifty Home Tour | Hallway

The opposite wall holds a collage of frames from all over. The framed piece in the upper right has a beautiful prayer of blessing embroidered on it--this was from a giant church sale. The iris next to it is a painting I did in high school art class. The chair was a roadside find (we're big on those), and the basket is another from Goodwill (I have a thing for baskets, too).

Thrifty Home Tour | Hallway

I also adore this cardboard print of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The fancy plastic frame suits it perfectly. Thank you Goodwill!

Thrifty Home Tour | Hallway

And I couldn't end without highlighting the beautiful vintage doorknobs and hardware my husband has hunted down for us, either (he installed the vintage door, too). 

Yeah, we've got a thing for old things around here. 

How do you display your favorite thrifted finds in your home? Stay tuned for the next room of our tour!

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