Category: My Goodwill Find

Upcycle a Niche T-Shirt With This No-Sew Bag Tutorial

Have you ever wandered through the t-shirt aisle at Goodwill and come across designs that read, “Bob’s Paint Shop,” ‘Joe’s Famous Pizzeria,” or, Smith’s Family Reunion? Designs like these are often produced for niche events and businesses but quickly become obsolete, thus ending up at thrift retail stores or, worse, our landfills. In this post, I will show you a sustainable way to upcycle your niche t-shirt into a stylish bag to help curb unnecessary textile waste. 

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My Goodwill Find: You Won’t Believe How Much I Paid for a Portable Ice Maker!

The warm season is finally upon the Washington D.C. area, which means that we all want to stay as cool as possible….including our drinks! I personally love a tall glass of blackberry lemonade, passionfruit sparkling water, or green iced tea. Having ice on deck is a game-changer and living with an apartment-sized freezer does not give space for ice. 

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