Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Thrift Store WIN: John Derian Tray!

A few weeks ago, I promised to share some amazing thrift store finds, and then promptly failed to do so. Bad blogger, bad! Don't we all read so we can hate-crush each other's amazing finds? As in, I love that thing and I hate that I didn't find it first! Right. So without further ado, here is the crown jewel in last month's thrift store haul: A handmade glass John Derian "Thank You" tray!! This is NOT from one of his Target lines--this is the real, signed deal. It retails for $66.00, and I paid $2.29. WIN!
John Derian Thank You glass tray
See more beautiful pieces from John Derian at his beautifully designed website.
All John Derian designs are vintage images reproduced and decoupaged by hand onto hand-blown glass. I love the muted colors, scientific themes, and vaguely somber landscapes. Here are some more examples of his work:
John Derian City by Sea switchplate
For some reason, it makes me think of Beirut.
John Derian Shells Platter - Sold Out
I know John Derian isn't brand-spankin' new--there was a huge craze for his work a few years ago--but I've never owned a Derian piece, and I'm even more thrilled that I found it for a pittance! What was your best recent thrift store score?


  1. Great score! I need to blog soon about some of my grand finds!

    1. I wanna see! Did you find more good purses?


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