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If it's from a Yard Sale, Does it Count as Proprietary?

March 28th, 2011 at 01:14 pm

Spring fever this past Saturday put me on a short bike ride around the area to a few yard sales. Nothing of interest until the very last few minutes. There on a table in the driveway of a home with a 'For Sale' sign and a somewhat subdued lady was this item.

Tie Case


It was a tie made into a cell phone case. I LOVED it! Of course it appealed to me for being eco, environmental and reusing something. And not leastly for being a crafty thing that might be fun to make.

She only wanted $1 so I snatched it up. Her mom made it and I mentioned (nicely) I might steal the idea for holiday fairs.

There are a wealth of fantastic silk ties in the thrift stores, am I right? What do they run anymore, anyone know?

5 Responses to “If it's from a Yard Sale, Does it Count as Proprietary?”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    What a cool idea...

  2. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Like!

  3. baselle Says:

    Sweet! The wide ones especially. And it could be used for cell phones, MP3 players, coin purses, pill purses, around the neck money belts ... endless variations.

  4. marvholly Says:

    I recently check a GOOD designer only resale shop and the silk ties were $8-10. I suspect you can do better pricewise at Goodwill or Salvation Army.

  5. pretty cheap jewelry Says:

    OK, thx for the idea and price info!

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