Category: DIY

My First Goodwill Visit Post-COVID-19

Last Thursday wasn’t more than a normal day; it was special because I was able to VISIT GOODWILL FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THREE MONTHS! Of course we know that DC regional Goodwill retail stores many are still closed and opening in phases; however Baltimore area stores opened June 4th. My best friend Towanda, who is also my thrifting buddy invited me to come up and shop.

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DIY: Fruit Stamps

This is a very a-peel-ing project that celebrates the fruits of Mother Nature’s labors. Simple, timeless, universal and whimsical—all at the same time when you cut fruit in half, add paint then “stamp” on surfaces. This is a pear-fect, summertime project that is easy for all ages and all skill levels of DIYers. No need to pucker up— this isn’t a sour project rather one that is sweet, sweet, sweet! This makes a great gift for Father’s Day or for any main squeeze in your life!

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DIY: Window Sash Upcycle

Here’s one of my favorite repurposed projects that will add instant charm and whimsy to any room. Take an old window sash and give it a new life in your home or office.

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A Way to Thrift, 24/7

Can you believe we are in Week 11 of quarantine? If you are anything like me, I am missing my weekly excursions to Goodwill. My normal shopping day would be definitely be Sunday morning after church, because the new color of the week would be unrevealed and there would be a variety of items that are 50% off.

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