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A new life for a little tricycle…..

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For a while now I have been on the hunt for a little tricycle for my girl to play with and I have been after a metal one – so that it lasts for a long time. I had been looking online after only being able to find plastic ones in the shops and saw that they were really expensive, I also looked on ebay but couldn’t really find anything I liked, until I came accross this one in our local charity shop for just 1.50!

A good scrub, a quick bath and a lick of paint and it’s like new! Little ‘T’ loves it so far and I’m looking forward to years of joy from this little bargain!

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  1. What a find and she will appreciate it juts as much as a bought new one.

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  2. What a bargain! Here’s to many hours of happy tricycling!
    Thanks for taking part in HM x

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  3. Love Charity Shops and Boot Sales! Happy days to little “T”! Nancy

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  4. How lovely for her and what a bargain!
    Happy Monday
    Rebecca xx

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  5. Wonderful find! I love a bargain.
    Hugs Sue x

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  6. Thanks for taking the time to comment x

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  7. Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeease can you find me one too??? I LOVE it, it’s so cute!!!! Really does look brilliant! xxx

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  8. Turned out so well! You know, they use these items for such a short period of time, so unless you have a big houseful of kids, the cost of a new one hardly makes sense. Recycle! Great job, and what a super buy!

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  9. Wow! That looks so great! You did a brilliant job!
    xxx

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  10. What a lovely post – well done you for giving a much loved tricycle a whole new lease of life!

    I love the photos – each made me smile more…

    Ali x

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  11. Wow. A real bargain. You can get some really good buys from the charity shops and generally in good condition.

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  12. Thank-you! yes, it’s in great condition and has already had lots of playing time out of it

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