MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Friday, July 09, 2010

$1.99 - really??? Shudayra's journal

Today was grocery shopping day and we also managed to 'hit' the Value Village second-hand store.
Nothing exciting about that - except for I spent ONLY $1.99 for all this:


Initially I noticed the package of 4 colours of DMC Jewel Effects and promptly grabbed the bag off the shelf. It wasn't until I got it home that I realized what I thought was ordinary embroidery floss was really
Lavender & Lace needlepaints Egyptian 100% Cotton!!
I scored with that one!!
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As promised, here are some photos of the pages in Shudayra's journal.

The Front Cover


Don't forget you can click on the pictures to make them larger!
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We've had rain and a break in the extreme heat - YES!!




8 comments:

  1. What a bargain! Now, why can't I find stuff that cheap and good at my value village. Of course, I never think to look for floss, but the jewelry is at least $3.99. LOL! BTW, Shudayra's journal is very special, as is the piece itself. Do you have a special place for it in your home? The mantlepiece, perhaps?

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  2. Love it when there's good deals out there. What a find you made.
    Love Shudayra's journal. I love the cover you made for it.

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  3. She shops--she SCORES!!!!!!!!!!!!na na na na na na na na--(to the tune of hockey night in Canada, you know)

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  4. WoW, Lucky you with your finds..
    Shundra's journal is lovely.
    Thanks for sharing ...
    xoxo
    ((((hugs))))
    Maggie

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  5. great score on the threads .. I love the journal ...
    my sister did tell me its been soooo hot there she doesnt like the heat .. unlike me who thrives in it ...
    LOL arlene

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  6. Thanks for visiting Calico Petals.
    Wowsa! You got a fantastic deal!

    Jill @ Calico Petals ♥

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  7. What's this?! Nope. No way! You got to be pulling my whiskers! Or maybe Cosmos' whiskers! You certainly did get some kind of a good deal!!! I always like when "she" gets a good deal....means more $ for snacks for me! Ah, life is good, eh Cosmos?!

    Purrs!

    Romeo and "her"

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  8. I got my winnings today, MA. Thanks - I'll put it to good use in art journaling. My word verication is "getted" - like "I getted my stuff in the mail today!"

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