Friday, April 15, 2011

You make my heart melt

It's been a total fail in trying to limit my spending. Here and there, I keep finding things that I love. I remember back in the day when I worked in downtown Toronto, 10 minutes walk to Eaton Centre was brutal to my wallet. Then I worked at the Bloor area... right across from Holt Renfrew. Now I work uptown and my work place is not connected to any mall or shopping area, I think I can get away with spending money during lunch hours - very wrong. There was a market sale yesterday where 10% of proceeds go to charity. I spotted these amazing finds for very reasonable prices. I was never one to buy home decors, but as I get older, I appreciate these things more. Creating a cute display on my bag shelf just make me so happy. My biggest inspiration is hrhcollection! If you girls haven't checked out her site yet, you definitely should. She has amazing styles in fashion and everything else!


Great steals!
Leaf plate $10
Bunny $2
Jeweled handle cutlery $0.50 each

I didn't bring my wallet at first thinking that I wouldn't find anything I like. When I was at the market sale, I was instantly attracted to the cute cutlery. I couldn't believe it when the lady told me that they were $0.50 each. You know what happened next, I dashed back to get my wallet at once ;P


Then I fell in love with this leaf plate. It comes in white, green, and blue. I really love the white one because I know it goes with everything. When I got home, I made this cute little display of my perfumes and the eiffel tower that I bought when I was in Paris. Now that I'm looking at this picture, I realize that I got the Reverence by Marina De Boubron perfume in Paris also. I bought it in Versailles Palace and I absolutely love the packaging of it :)


Now you might ask why I bought a bunny? If you don't know already, each year is assigned an animal in the Chinese culture. The year that I was born in is the year of rabbit. I have tons of rabbit things around the house. When I saw this cute little thing, I couldn't resist (especially at the amazing price!) I use it to hold some of my jeweleries.

Hope you all enjoyed this post. Have an amazing weekend everyone :)

20 comments:

Rainy Days and Lattes said...

How pretty! :) It looks really nice how you decorate your perfume bottles around :) The bunny is adorable!

MEOW said...

really pretty way to display ur perfume!!

Amy said...

Love love love the leaf plate ^^ it's so pretty with the perfumes

Winnie* said...

Thats okay, at least they aren't expensive items :) And who can resist not buying them? I really like the leaf plate... it makes such a good perfume display. The rabbit mug is cute too (and leaves a lot of space for your potential jewelry growth I can see haha). My mom always accuses me of loving to eat carrots caz I am a rabbit too... besides the fact that I dont actually like carrots that much-_-

Have a great weekend, Edwina! Enjoy the weather if it's warm out in Toronto!

Rinny said...

Really cute finds! As I've gotten older I have also discovered that I am more and more attracted to home decor and little knick knacks for decor. The perfume display you created looks really cute!

Elle said...

where was this market sale? i live in tdot as well and i really want that bunny!! :P

mizzsandychau said...

oh wow! great finds! i love the tiny cutlery, so delicate!
i know i wouldn't have been able to control myself either

Edwina said...

@Elle sorry :( unfortunately it was a market sale at my office. they have vendors come in once every few months for charity purposes

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cushy said...

market sales are fun. you never know what you'll find.

Lisa said...

so cute!! you totally scored i can't believe they were .50 cents!! i love the bunny so adorable!

Jennifer said...

what a great deal are those cutlery and the plate!! <3 the perfume bottles look just right with the plate :D

on another note, i soo understand the feeling of throwing MU away :( like throwing money into the sea...which is why i hardly throw them away ><

suki pooki said...

I love the leaf plate and bunny cup!!! Super adorable and affordable too! That's a lovely way to display your perfume! The bunny definitely fits into the year of the bunny!

Riya~ said...

I feel the same, I'm like telling myself to stop spending and I end up finding something I want. But I love your pictures! Super cute!

Marie said...

Lovely buys!:D

I like how you can find rabbit stuff often! I was born in the year of the tiger and it's hard to find tiger stuff that are not tacky!

Happy Sunday!:D

***** Marie *****
allthingsmarie.com

Katherine said...

Gorgeous items! I've been purchasing bunny items as well for it's the year - lovely :)

Taehreh said...

I love stuff like that! I never used to care either, but now that I'm in my own place I am much more inclined to find home decor stuff.

Natalie Nguyen said...

Omg I LOVE home decor. You got such great deals on such cute things!! I'm in love with your leaf plate. I'm in search for a nice plate myself to put my perfumes on.

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