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Thrifted Thursday Feature


Hi guys!

Guess what?  The lovely, lovely Amy from Love on Sunday chose little old me to be featured on her weekly series called Thrifted Thursday.  Can you believe it?  I know!!!!  Me either!!!  Aaaaah!!


So here’s how this goes:

You go to Amy’s blog.


You read the awesome feature.

You fall in love with Amy’s blog.

You realize: “Wait a minute, I have never seen this table before!!”

I apologize.  “I’m sorry I didn’t share this sooner!!!”  I got this awesome set which I sort of hinted at a few weeks ago on my Facebook Page, but I never ACTUALLY showed you.  So… here it is!


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You can see more photos here!

Now you forget that I kept such an amazing secret from you for so long and comment away on Amy’s sweet blog, and don’t forget to congratulate her – she just got engaged!!!!  YAY AMY!!!


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  • Reply Gillian

    Congrats on the feature! I love the set you found and I think your plans for reupholstering look great. Can’t wait to see them all stripey and such.

    August 8, 2013 at 1:00 pm
    • Reply Thalita

      Thanks Gillian!!! I totally thought of you when I found this because I know what a thrifty heart you have :)

      August 9, 2013 at 11:35 am
  • Reply Lauren @ The Thinking Closet

    Um….AWESOME! Just left you some comment love over yonder. Still drooling over this amazing find! High five.

    August 9, 2013 at 1:42 am
    • Reply Thalita

      Ha! Amazing… I literally just replied to comments on Amy’s blog (yours included)! :)

      August 9, 2013 at 11:50 am
  • Reply Amy | Love On Sunday Blog

    This is such a great find. And for $25?! AAAAHmazing! Thank you so much for taking part in my Thrifted Thursday series, Thalita! Looking forward to following you along! xo

    August 9, 2013 at 11:42 am
    • Reply Thalita

      Oh my gosh, Amy thank YOU!!! I was so super happy to be a part of this and I am so excited to keep following along on your blog – especially now that there will be wedding planning! Woo hoo!!!!

      August 9, 2013 at 11:56 am
  • Reply

    Hi there…absolutely love this set! How do you find such great deals on kijiji? What did you enter in search field…just table and chairs? Would love to find something like this.

    August 18, 2013 at 9:42 am
    • Reply Thalita

      Hi! Thank you so much!! Getting great deals on Kijiji is not difficult, but it does require patience! I had been looking for the perfect set for months when I found this one. The trick is knowing what you want, but not being too specific – I needed a round table and already had chairs. Not everyone was willing to sell without chairs and I wasn’t willing to pay over $100 for a table and chairs if all I needed was a table. This was the right price, even if I didn’t want to keep the chairs (but I did, because they’re fabulous). I didn’t search for anything in particular. I just looked in my area through the furniture category. Another thing you have to decide on is distance – I didn’t want to drive far to pick up the table so I looked only in my area rather than throughout the entire GTA, but that’s something you’ll have to consider too. Ok, last thing… you can always barter a little. I didn’t for this piece because I didn’t want to risk losing it and the seller informed me she was firm on the price right away. You can always ask for a better deal though – it certainly doesn’t hurt.

      You know, you have me thinking I should maybe write a post with tips on buying from Kijij or Craigslist. What do you think?

      Thanks for the great question, by the way. And please don’t hesitate to contact me if you need help looking for something – I do love the hunt! You can reach me at thelearnerobserver {@} gmail {.} com

      August 18, 2013 at 9:34 pm
  • Reply Georgia

    Yes please do a post! I’ll email you soon…thanks!

    August 19, 2013 at 11:40 am
    • Reply Thalita

      Thanks for inspiring a blog post Georgia! I’ll be sure to give you credit when I write it ;)

      August 19, 2013 at 11:49 am
  • Reply Georgia

    No need to…I’m a little shy. :)

    August 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm
  • Reply Reupholstering Second Hand Kitchen Chairs

    […] Hi, you guys!  Remember that $25 kitchen set I got a while ago?  You know, the one I scored on Kijiji and had featured on Love on Sunday? […]

    September 9, 2013 at 9:04 am
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