Good afternoon everyone! It’s your thrifty girl and it’s Tuesday. I’m here to show you that I’ve struck again and lucked up with a $2.00 find. Today’s lucky purchase was from The Lighthouse, a local thrift shop in our town that’s ran by volunteers. I took a much needed break from my dining room makeover. I must say it’s coming along quite nicely and I look forward to showing it to you soon.
Today’s $2.00 item was this lovely vintage Samsonite suitcase.
They had them tucked all the way in the back and my keen thrifty eyes spotted them. The suitcase was $2.00!! I couldn’t believe it. On top of that.. I found the matching train case for $1.00. Wow!!! I love vintage suitcases. The train cases are so sturdy and have plenty room for all our toiletries. I opened up the suitcase and it was never used..OMG!! I couldn’t believe how clean and pristine it was.. and the best part – no smell!!!!
Do you see how clean this is… wow…
Even the little side pouch was in perfect condition. Realizing how bad the airplane crew damages luggage, I began using vintage ones because if they’re damaged I wouldn’t loose too much money on expensive luggage.
The train case was slightly used.. but nothing that a little awesome can’t clean
I like the fact they have my first initial (too bad not the W but I’ll look for a sticker to fix that.
If only I could luck up with a plane ticket then I’ll be good to go 🙂
Well that’s all I have to share for now. If you thrifty eyes have found any items, and would like to share, post them on Instagram using hashtag #urthriftygirlfinds and I will feature them. You can also follow me on my thrifting journey on Twitter or Instagram where I’m posting pictures of my other fab finds. Remember as always “It’s VivaLaVintage”!!
Bon Jour Loveys.. Smooches..