Serendipity is one of my favorite words. It means, "Finding something valuable not sought for."
I looooove finding cool stuff unexpectedly!! At IKEA, the potential for serendipity is HUGE. I went for shoe racks (see post below) and left with all of THIS, too!!
Pink piggy bank for our son who frequently sneaks into his auntie's room to steal hers (he loves putting the money in)...fabulous napkins...pink tea light holders for my birthday party...and my favorite find--three polka dot nesting tins!! Woo-hoo!!
And I've had this little mini-terrarium/greenhouse thingy for years, but had never found the right size flowers to go in it--but IKEA had these for $3 each!!
I also swung through Hobby Lobby cuz their rubber stamps (and other supplies) were 50% off. These are my new stamps!! I may go back for fall/Thanksgiving stamps and for Christmas. 50% is a steal!!
I also got everything on my list on sale, including yarn, a small hole punch for the new brads I got, a photo storage box ($2) and a cute lined journal ($2).
Aaaahhhh. Good ol' retail therapy.