Monday, October 11, 2010

Garage Sale Find


Do you own any Vera Bradley bags? I have asked some other online friends and it seems the popularity is sort of geographical. In my area they are pretty hot item. I first got into them when I joined a Mom's Group and most of the mothers had one. If one of us got a new one, it would always start a conversation.

Well I ended up buying all three for $5 total! I had picked up the black and yellow one because I knew my oldest daughter loved that fabric. It's a small backpack which is what alot of teen and preteens carry. So I ask the price and they said $5 for all of them. Then one lady came over and said, "well not these they are someone else's", but hey that still left 3 Vera Bradley purses for $5 I'm not complaining. The lady next to me complained though. She muttered something underneath her breath about how she was looking at them. But I had asked price and jumped on it first. I just so happened to have had a $5 bill in my jean pocket too :o)   Since I let my oldest daughter have the black and yellow one, I let my other daughter pick one and she picked the blue one. So I guess I will keep the red lol.

Do you have a favorite fabric choice from Vera Bradley? I haven't bought a new one in forever!

14 comments:

  1. Until recently, I didn't know anything about Vera Bradley, but I must say you are one lucky gal! I love the red one, and I can't believe you got all three for only $5! I really have to get my bum up next weekend and check out the garage sales around here, there are always so many treasures.

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  3. I don't own anything Vera Bradley.


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  4. I live in northern Indiana so we see a LOT of Vera Bradley - but I've never found it that cheap. In the spring they even have an outlet sale in Fort Wayne. It always looks like a madhouse and I know a lot of people go and buy things cheap and then sell them at their garage sales for more then they paid.

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  5. Found you through the blog hop. Cute blog! Feel free to stop by and follow me back. I have one that I have never used.

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  6. Those bags are cute! I get so excited when I find things at garage sales that are much cheaper than in stores. Just last month I found the exact double stroller we were looking at for about $85 cheaper than the "brand new" price. It's in PERFECT CONDITION!!! Love it!

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  9. I have one Vera Bradley bag I bought at a thrift and I love it. They are too pricey for me to buy new. Love the one's you found. Good Price!

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  12. 3 for $5...AMAZZZING!!!!! i got my green bag from ebay and paid $15 and thought that was a steal, but 3/$5... you rock!!

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  13. I have never even heard of Vera Bradley!!

    Just found you through Mommy Time Out and I am your newest follower!

    Kate @ This Mom Loves

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  14. I don't own any, but it looks like you got a good deal!

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