When it comes to finding a good deal on something, thrift stores are the ultimate destination. Not only are the prices cheap, but the selection of items is vast, from clothing and furniture to small appliances, toys, books, and home decor. But what makes thrift stores truly special is the potential to stumble upon a truly unique and unexpected item.
The Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared Facebook group is a testament to this. The group is filled with people sharing the strangest, most fascinating, and sometimes downright odd items they’ve found while thrift store shopping. From a long sleeve iridescent sequin crop top to a stained glass whale light, the finds are as varied as they are interesting.
So, if you’re looking for a little inspiration for your next thrift store adventure, take a look at some of the most bizarre and unusual finds shared on the Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared Facebook group:
These are just a few examples of the weird and wonderful things you can find at thrift stores. The next time you’re out shopping for a bargain, keep your eyes peeled for something truly unique and unexpected. Who knows, you may just find your own thrift store treasure to share with the world.
#1 By far, this is the coolest thing I’ve ever discovered.
#2 Gordon Bradt’s “Six Man Clock” Kinetic Sculpture.
#3 My assortment of bug and floral brooches
#4 Found this tiny bow tie at Vernon, Connecticut’s Salvation Army. Hamilton, you’re perfect for my little man! Look at him, please!
#5 Me: I love this green sequined item, but where on earth would I wear it?
#6 I never in a million years imagined owning something as exquisite as these opera glasses.
#7 I put this door knocker in the shed for a future project after finding him at a jumble sale well over ten years ago.
#8 This entire thrift store costume was inspired by a used Tarot shower curtain.
#9 I discovered these terrifying men today at a yard sale! evokes fond memories!
#10 The hippo Chippo
#11 Win at the thrift store! I came across this bed-folding sofa that was dizzy.
#12 My fantastic find at Goodwill.
#13 My $2 yardsale find today! Already had the perfect plant for it too
#14 Someone might ask themselves while browsing the racks at Goodwill, “who would wear a long sleeve iridescent sequin crop top?” Well the answer is this sparkle bear
#15 This 4-foot-long stained-glass whale lamp was set to be disposed of in a dumpster.
#16 This is Dave the house Dino, also known as Mr. Dave Velociraptor
#17 in Milledgeville, Georgia, at Goodwill
#18 My best ever thrift store find
#19 I noticed this chair. I was aware that it was the ideal candy stash chair. It turns out that it retains fruit and gummy bears by the foot PERFECTLY.
#20 In 1939, the year Snow White was first published, my mother was born. She passed away in March, and as I was clearing out her house, I discovered this lovely blanket that her grandma had crocheted for her when she was a baby.
#21 Today I went antique shopping in a little town (Woodbury, Tennessee) and discovered this adorably tiny fridge filled with business equipment. Supplies for the office, that’s right!
#22 My wonderful 99-year-old grandad is moving into a nursing home. We are cleaning out his house and I was given this, now one of my favorite possessions
#23 A cursed item was discovered by my father at Goodwill. I’d like to introduce the lengthy Furby.
#24 When I went thrifting, I never anticipated to see this year’s “Easter frock” hanging in all its splendor!!!
#25 You instantly spend your whole stimulus check to purchase someone’s intricate, one-of-a-kind, hand-carved African bed made from teak logs discovered at the bottom of a Kenyan river.
#26 When clearing out the attic of my grandmother’s house, I discovered an old TV.
#27 Last December, my husband and I purchased our home. The doorbell plate caught my attention recently. The four seasons are represented, and I think that’s really neat!
#28 This bright Whatchamacallit, which I’m not sure is a frock or a shirt, was on the floor at the Lewisville, Texas, thrift shop. Yes, I brought it home with me. I’ll wash it, and you can bet I’ll rock it!
#29 I received my first crystal cat from my grandmother when I was about to enter the fourth grade (mid-1990s).
#30 I went antique shopping in the Georgetown, Texas, square and found a matching brooch for my tattoo. I did purchase it for exactly $22.