30 Times People Found The Most Fascinating Things In Thrift Stores (New Pics)

Published 3 years ago

Sure, the coronavirus pandemic might prevent us from traveling and partying with our friends, but you know what else it prevents many of us from? Thrift store shopping. However, not all people are letting the pandemic stop them from thrifting, and armed with face masks and other protective equipment they continue hunting for the most impressive finds.

The members of the Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared Facebook group continue to share their most fascinating finds with the world, and you’ll be stunned by what a few dollars at a flea market or a thrift store can buy. From Tardis reading nooks to vintage crystal balls, check out the latest batch of people’s amazing thrift store finds in the gallery below! And if you want more, see our previous posts here, here, here, and here!

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#1 Not Crazy Weird But My Thrift Find Of The Day. I Couldn’t Turn My Back On Him So Home He Came With Me. His Name Is “2020”

Image source: Janice Pawlowski Fox

#2 My Grandma Spent Years Collecting Broken Pieces Of Jewelry From Family Members With The Hope Of Creating A Jewelry Christmas Tree

Image source: Eleanor Ruth Fay Bradley

When she got too frail to make that dream come true, she gave me the box of jewelry. After she passed away, I finally sat down to create her dream. I remember her wearing some of the pieces and playing with some of the others as a kid. My husband thought it was fitting that the back of Grandma Dorothy’s “D” pin was the hardest to remove as she could also be humorously stubborn

#3 I Thought This Was Beautiful. A Person In My Apartment Complex Was Throwing It Out And I Grabbed It With A Smile. It Is Wood And Extremely Heavy. I Will Be Polishing It With Orange Oil Later. What Do You Guys Think? Good Find?

Image source: Michal Elaine Johnston

#4 So This Happened Today.. I Work For A Major 2nd Hand Store In Australia, This Morning While Opening Up The Store I Stumbled Across The Corner Of This Woodburning Sticking Out

Image source: Zoe Keely

Immediately I knew it was my mums who i lost way back in 2005. I didnt even need to see her signature. So this is 29 years old and i couldnt tell you when i saw it last, closer to 91. Also im about an hr and a half from where my mum lived her whole life. My birthday was just 3 days ago and i definitely feel this was her saying happy birthday and giving me the gift of something she made. I feel so lucky and am pinching myself still.

#5 My Hoarding Of Old Garage Sale Christmas Junk Finally Paid Off. My Sister Turned It All Into This Masterpiece

Image source: Missy Maynard

#6 I Was Always Super Skeptical Of Facebook Marketplace, Then I Found This Giant Tardis Reading Nook For $50

Image source: Kati Stevens

#7 I Just Found This On The Side Of The Road. I Guess Out For Trash

Image source: Kendra Yo

#8 Totally Forgot To Share This!! Look At The Bookchair I Found At The Thriftstore Here In The Netherlands. And Yes, I Totally Bought It

Image source: Danique Faber

#9 I Love Stained Glass And Found This Piece In An Antique Mall. It’s My House Number!! Installed It On Our Front Porch

Image source: Candy McDaniel

#10 My Teenage Daughter Was Walking Through A Thrift Store When This Great Curved Mid Century Blue Couch Came In The Door

Image source: Laura Haddow Sugawara

She sat down on it until the manager walked by to find out how much it was selling for. It was over the amount she had in her pocket so she sat on it until her sister came with the rest of the money. My daughter wanted to surprise me for Mother’s Day! When we went to pick in up the next day, the manager was so moved by my daughter’s gesture that it brought her to tears!

#11 The Rugrats…not Bad For $8.00 From Gw In Dallas Texas. So What I’m 55 Years Old I’m Still Going To Rock This!!!

Image source: Danyelle Bridgewater

#12 My Beautiful Find On The Facebook Marketplace! I Could Not Love It More!

Image source: Jessica Smith

#13 My Grandmother Made This Many Years Ago. She Passed In 2012 And It Is Now In My Uncle’s Possession, But He Sent Me A Photo And Hopefully It Will Eventually Be Mine!

Image source: Amber Ford Rempel

It’s one thing I really looked forward to seeing at Christmas every year. It even has pieces that actually belonged to family members, including a boy scout pin from the 40s

#14 Helping My Friend Move Today And Scored This Little Beauty

Image source: Lindsey Marie

#15 Yes This Big Boy Totally Came Home With Me From Goodwill

Image source: Maria Leidy Frausto

#16 The Yarn Vest Of Rainbow Dreams! Found At Value Village For $10 In Ontario, Canada. The Endless Possibilities Of Future Halloween Costumes Made It Come Home With Me

Image source: Meghan Tiberio

#17 My Favorite Mug. Got It At A Garage Sale A Few Years Ago

Image source: Laura O’Brien

#18 I Ran Into This At A Yard Sale And I Had To Have It For All My Crystals. What Do You Guys Think. It Came Home With Me

Image source: Nancy Toft Copeland

#19 Yall. This Is It! This Is My Greatest Goodwill Find !!! A Starwars Rocking “Horse” Queen Creek Az

Image source: Mandie McClendon

#20 From The Moment I Saw The Jazzy Rainbow Sparkle Sequined Biketards That Would Sporadically Grace This Page I Was Head Over Heels In Lurv

Image source: Sara Streit

#21 I About Squealed When I Found This Frank Lloyd Wright Glass Panel At The Salvation Army In Elk River, Mn For, Get This….$4.99! I Display It Proudly In My Kitchen Window

Image source: Mary Vires

#22 Got This Amazing Shelf, With A Lamp Yesterday At An Antique Store In Buffalo, Mn. I Plan On Repainting It. Not Sure If I Will Do It All One Color, Or Make It An Alice In Wonderland Theme

Image source: Ashley Belland

#23 Dream Find At Southern Thrift In Nashville Tn! I Found This Beautiful Crystal Ball For $8!

Image source: Leann Sedlock-Alley

#24 Rescued Last Year From A Facebook Seller. $22. It Was Faded And Neglected, But I Brought This Sweet Vintage Santa Back To His Jolly ‘Ol Self With A Little Paint And A Lot Of Christmas Spirit

Image source: Rae Frazier

#25 Found This Unique Little Bulldog Sugar Bowl On Marketplace For $10, His Tongue Is A Spoon!

Image source: Lisa Valencia

#26 Before And After The Makeover! This Garden Dog Had Seen Better Days 10 Years Ago When I Found It By A Dumpster. The Florida Sun Did Even More Damage. It’s Spot On Now!

Image source: Deidre Holmes

#27 My Friend Added Me To This Group Just So I Could Share This Amazing Find From The Renew/Reuse Emporium In St. Thomas, Us Virgin Islands. Vintage Villeroy & Boch, Style Called “Acapulco”. I Am Wild About These Birds!

Image source: Laura Dixon Strickling

#28 Found These Beautifully Buggy Dishes At Goodwill In Ukiah Ca. Paid 2 Dollars A Plate And 1 Dollar Each For The Cups

Image source: Jenny Yearwood

Might be my favorite thrift find ever! Edit- wow! This post blew up! So thrilling. I love this group so much! Also I added a pic to the original post with the manufacturer’s information. Happy thrifting wierdlings!

#29 Probably The Coolest Chair I Have Ever Purchased! Twenty Bucks At A Yard Sale

Image source: Alicia Phillips

#30 Was Wandering Goodwill In Elkton, Md Today And Thought I Recognized Soemthing…the Resemblance Is Uncanny

Image source: Ashley Nicole Williams

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One day, this guy just kind of figured - "I spend most of my time on the internet anyway, why not turn it into a profession?" - and he did! Now he not only gets to browse the latest cat videos and fresh memes every day but also shares them with people all over the world, making sure they stay up to date with everything that's trending on the web. Some things that always pique his interest are old technologies, literature and all sorts of odd vintage goodness. So if you find something that's too bizarre not to share, make sure to hit him up!

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