Funny Garage Sale, Junking and Thrifting Quotes

People who love shopping for second hand items are sometimes just a little bit different and quirky. I mean, digging through a box of junk in a stranger’s garage or thrift shops and getting excited about finding an old T-shirt, record album or “almost new” blender is just, well, odd at best. Have fun reading these funny garage sale, junking and thrifting quotes and know there are other people out there who understand all too well.

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So be proud of your thrift game and second hand style. Show off your sustainable style, whether home or fashion. Use these perfect captions for your garage sale ad or Instagram captions next time you post your thrift finds.

Note: All of these have been found and passed around on the internet. They are not original with me, but most of the time the author is unknown.

Funny Garage Sale, Junking and Thrifting Quotes

1. “Nothing haunts us like the things we didn’t buy at a yard sale!”

2. “May the garage sale odds ever be in your favor.”

3. “Whoever said Disney was the happiest place on earth has never been to an antique store.”

4. “I check out the back of a pickup load of junk like a guy checks out a hot girl in tight shorts.”

5. “⬅️Free beer. Just kidding, it’s a garage sale.”

6. “Roses are red, violets are blue. If you’re old and rusty, I’ll pick you.”

7. “I like to thrift. I think it’s the funnest thing ever. But it’s a sport: You have to wake up, eat, and then it’s a whole day.” – Ravyn Lenae

8. “I’m an antique addict on the road to recovery. Just kidding. I’m on the road to the antique store.”

9. “I may be a beginner at some things, but I’ve got a black belt in yard sale shopping.”

10. “If it involves dirt roads, flea markets, good friends and junkin’, count me in!”

11. “Rough Road Ahead: Remove dentures. Tighten bra straps.”

12. “I wonder if there’s a glorious pile of junk somewhere out there thinking of me too.”

13. “Thrift is of great revenue.” – Marcu Tullius Cicero

14. “Whoever said ‘Less is more’ clearly has never gone junkin.”

15. “One does not simply pass by a garage sale without stopping.”

16. “Antiquing: Where history meets shopping.”

17. “Classy crap this way ➡️”

18. “You say Junk, I say Score.”

19. “Junkernecking: (n.) a form of rubbernecking used to determine if roadside junk is trash or treasure.”

20. “Junking fills my days…my garage, my barn, my kitchen, my bedroom…”

21. “I’ve got gadgets and gizmos a plenty. I’ve got whozits and whatzits galore. You want thingamabobs? I’ve got twenty. Come buy them.”

22. “Life is like a yard sale. You never know what you’re going to get.”

23. “‘Maybe I should finish one of these projects that’s 95% done before I start a new one,’ said no junker ever.”

24. “Antiques: Grandma had it. Mom threw it out. I bought it back.”

25. “Never underestimate the power of a woman with a newspaper, a map and a wallet full of small bills on a Saturday morning.”

26. “Blessed is she who saves furniture from dumpsters, for she shall embarrass her husband and children but have AMAZING projects.”

27. “The whole thing of clothes is insane. You can spend a dollar on a jacket in a thrift store. And you can spend a thousand dollars on a jacket in a shop. And if you saw those two jackets walking down the street, you probably wouldn’t know which was which.” – Helen Mirren

28. “Some people brag about how expensive their clothes are. I brag about how cheap they are! ‘You like my dress? Thanks, it was $5.’ No shame to my thrifting game.”

29. “Thrift is not an affair of the pocket but an affair of character.” – S. W. Strauss

30. “I will be having a yard sale to try and get rid of all the things I bought at yard sales.”

Whether you like thrift stores, quirky antique shops, flea markets, garage sales or dumpster diving (most likely you like all of them!), I trust these funny garage sale, junking and thrifting quotes will make you smile and nod in agreement. After all, thrifted treasures are an inexpensive way to show our unique styles. So share a catchy phrases or all of the funny captions with your best friend next time you spend a day of hard work chasing the thrill of the thrift!

Funny Garage Sale and Thrift Shopping T Shirts

While these T shirts aren’t thrifted clothes, you might just need one anyway. They are the perfect design and hilarious secondhand shopping sayings you can proudly wear while browsing a charity shop and vintage stores for “new” cool pieces that you will turn into thrifted outfits.

1. Not all who wander are lost 

2. Treasure hunting, one yard sale at a time 

3. Easily distracted by yard sales 

4. Get in scavenger. We’re going thrifting. 

5. Yes, I’m a garage sale early bird. What’s your point? 

Funny Thrifting Quotes Stickers

You may be a thrifter or have someone in your life you need a gift for. These colorful stickers are a fun catchy phrase that will be great stocking stuffers or just because gifts for those who live for thrifted finds. The selection of stickers on Etsy is huge, with a variety of designs and bright pictures. 

1. Thanks, it’s thrifted 

2. On my way to thrift the ugliest clothes you’ve ever seen (bumper sticker) 

3. If you saw me hit that curb, no you didn’t 

4. I brake for… (car sticker) 

5. Get in loser. We’re going thrifting. 

Comment below and tell me your best thrift find!

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