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4.09.2008

Let the Bargain Shopping Begin!

Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE to find a good bargain. Don't get me wrong, I have no problem spending a few hundred dollars on a new bag, or $50 on bowls for my dog, but I am like the Croc Hunter (r.i.p.) of bargains- I just can't let a good one get away! So, one night when I had to run to Wal-Mart (hush) with my niece, I noticed these great Libbey vases on clearance:

I LOVED the shape and simplicity of these vases and thought they would be perfect for holding the centerpiece flowers at our reception. Well, it is Wal-Mart after all, so the original price per vase was like $5.97. BUT.... they were on clearance.... for $1.20 EACH!!!!!! We bought one that night to take home and get opinions on, and then Ryan & I went back the next day to buy 50 more!! So, I got the vases for my reception for about $55-$60!! Hopefully that is the first of many bargains to come... but somehow I doubt it! I am thinking of doing a grosgrain ribbon around the center of each vase, and then having some bright flowers inside. Here is the ribbon we picked out, and what the vase looks like with the ribbon. Anyone have any thoughts or opinions on this? I mean besides the fact that they are from Wal-Mart?


1 comment:

Lauren said...

What a cool centerpiece idea! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am looking forward to reading yours!