(Closed) This is why I love Weddingbee.com. Thank you bee, for your great idea!!!!!

posted 8 years ago in Decor
Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Love it! what an awesome idea. 

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

This is going to look so great!  Yay for a great outcome =)

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Oooh love it!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

gotta love this place!

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think that will look so beautiful, awesome find!

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Those will be cute. I think it will definitely add a vintage-y feel.

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I so need to do this too! Your mom got mad at you? But that’s what those stores are for! And then the profits get donated! Homeless Joe down the street doesn’t have any use for candleholders. Just saying.

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

GENIOUS! I love that idea! gotta love Salvation Army and Goodwill too! theyre so vintage looking too!!!!

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010 - Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort, St. Thomas

Yay, VirginiaMarie, that was me 🙂 ….

Salvation Army to the Rescue

Your table looks like my countertop! And I, too, will be donating mine back to the Salvation Army. I’m happy I inspired someone, and I love the thrift stores, they have such great finds there. Your centerpieces are going to be beautiful!

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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

Awesome! What a great find!

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - City Hall

@VirginiaMarie – On a related note (regarding your mom being mad), my mom used to get mad at me for shopping at thrift stores too. Finally I found out (and explained to her) that thrift stores want ANY business. They don’t exist so that the less fortunate can shop there (though it works out that way a lot of times). They exist so that people can donate stuff, they can sell it, then they can use the profits to HELP the less fortunate through whatever programs they organize.

So for example, there is one here where the proceeds go toward programs for developmentally disabled people. Another one in the area uses its profits to help run its homeless shelter & soup kitchen.

Once I explained this to my mom, she started shopping at thrift stores too. hehe. Those of us who are able to spend more, are actually very useful to the store because we will go in and buy stuff (like your glassware.. or a pile or clothes, or whatever) that then clears off the shelf-space and allows the store to put something else out there for sale.

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