- Is it cheaper than its equivalent plastic counterpart? This bowl is a lot better than a $2 orange plastic candy bowl from Target.
- Is it large enough in scale? A common thrifting mistake is the accumulation of too many small objects. Think big, friends! Two tiny crystal votives on a saucer-size doily are not the right scale for a table centerpiece. One large item packs more punch.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
I made my final fall purchase last week: this $2 bowl, probably from someone's hobby class. The colors work all season, but a Thanksgiving centerpiece in this container will really pop on the black table. Here are two of the criteria for its purchase: