Adding Thrift Store Finds to a Classic Modern Home

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If you want to bring a warm and rustic feel to a space, adding thrift store finds to a classic modern home is one of your first steps.

Today I’m so excited to take part in a blog series called Thrifted Goodies. My blogging friends Rachel from The Antiqued Journey and Mary Jo from Master pieces of My Life have invited me to share my recent thrifted goodies and I am honored. It’s so fun to meet other bloggers who value the old and used as much as I do. These two are thrifters after my own heart!

I’ve decided to share a few recent thrift finds that work really well with my classic modern home style. Vintage piece truly are treasures in my eyes, and I enjoy finding ways to make them useful as well as display throughout our spaces.

I hope you’ll click on the links below and explore Rachel and Mary Jo’s thrifted goodies, as well as their beautiful and thoughtful homes.

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Rachel of The Antiqued Journey

Rachel’s favorite thrift store has been packed with goodies lately see what she found here!

MaryJo of Masterpieces of My Life

At first MaryJo walked past this thrift store find, but then went back for it. See her thrifted goodies here!

Adding Thrift Store Finds to a Classic Modern Home

I love mixing modern and vintage pieces. Much like contrasting dark and light colors, the juxtaposition of old and new brings out the best in each.

Vintage items can add such a beautiful personal touch to any space. I’ve talked about here on the blog before, but I’ll say it again.

Much of what I design our home with I’ve found at Thrift stores, on Facebook marketplace and in other second hand places.

Not only can you furnish your home at a fraction of the cost of buying new, thrifting is fantastic for the environment.

Simply put, when you thrift you create a one of a kind home.

Look at these three new to me thrifted finds!

  • Marble Coasters
  • Wood salad bowls
  • Crock

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Thrifted Kitchen Finds

A few years ago I started thrifting kitchenware and now I’m addicted. No, but seriously I’ve got to slow down.

Whenever I’m out I seem to find yet another beautiful piece that could be used in our kitchen.

I have a soft spot for something pretty and useful.

Thrifted Table Setting Finds

Mealtime is a deeply meaningful tradition for most families. I’ve found some truly beautiful pieces to use for our tablescapes and tables settings.

When my kids are older I hope they’ll treasure the memories these beautiful pieces hold. In the same breath, because I shop second and thrift stores, in our house no piece is too precious to use.

People over things always.

thrifted finds studio mcgee style

Everything here was thrifted or given a thrift flip, except for the flowers and the DIY lazy Susan I made.

You can find the super easy tutorial for that project here.

Thrift Store Finds tablescape

Thrift Store Finds table setting

Don’t forget to visit the other bloggers and see what thrifted goodies they’ve found this month!

Thanks for stopping by and taking the to get inspired by thrifting.

I appreciate you!

xo maria

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Finding thrifted treasures is hard work. If you’ve not found what you’re looking at the thrift store lately, no worries.

I’ve gathered some of my favorite vintage looking kitchenware out there.

Disclosure: Affiliate links in this post allow me to receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

6 Comments

  1. Rachel- The Antiqued Journey

    Wow, Maria!! Your finds are just stunning. That crock is marvelous!!
    I would love to go thrifting everyday but that’s just not practical 🙂 Thank you for sharing in many of the same values as me when it comes to outfitting your home with thrifted finds! It was so lovely having you join us this month!

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    • Maria Kamara

      Rachel I’m so glad you invited me to participate with you and MaryJo. Thrifting is definitely an effective way to decorate your home as well as connect with others. Happy we connected!

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  2. Donna

    So excited to see that you partnered up with Rachel and Mary Jo! I love following all three of you and seeing what treasures you find in thrift stores! It is so fun to take something old and give it new life in a new home! Happy thrifting!!

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    • Maria Kamara

      Thanks Donna, I was so happy to partner with them both! Glad you stopped by friend!

      Reply
  3. MaryJo Materazo

    Hi Maria! I love your finds & thoughts. Old crockery is the best and yes we all become addicted. Lol. You are absolutely right, people over things! I love that. Thrifted goods adds layers of interest to a home & the juxtaposition is everything! Thanks for joining us today. XO- MaryJo

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    • Maria Kamara

      Hi MaryJo! Thanks so much for having me as a guest. It was an honor to delight in all the thrifted goodies with you and Rachel. You both do such a lovely job of incorporating your thrift finds into your beautiful homes. Blessings!

      Reply

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