Tag: thrift store finds

My Latest Inspirational, Irresistible, Awesome, Delightful Goodwill Find

I bought four small dessert plates for $3.98 and three larger dinner plates for $2.98. That’s 7 plates for just under $7. I searched all of the shelves for one more dinner plate to make a set, but couldn’t find it. Instead, I found this pretty bowl from Spain that I bought for $5.99 because I liked the flowers on it.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: Tailoring Your Style

No matter who you are, personal style is shaped by confidence-boosting clothing that you love. Tailoring can be a key tool in achieving your desired individual aesthetic.

On this episode, we’re joined by Casey Sibley of Pattern Scout and Burrell Brown of StreetSmart Tailoring to discuss why thrifters need tailoring to transform secondhand finds into long-lasting wardrobe staples that will leave one feeling good, without breaking the bank. Alterations are truly worth the investment.

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DIY Project: Score Big With Colorful Handles

Be a part of Team Transformation’s winning season by giving your piece colorful accents. You’ll want to cheer each time you see the bold and bright hardware that will take your upcycled item from its amateur status to the pros.

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DIY Project: Transform a Piece with Burlap Coffee Sacks

It’s time for some “Coffee Talk.” Leftover sacks, used to hold coffee beans, become the main course when used for upcycled projects. No sugar is needed as this project is already sweet enough. Using store bought fabric to reupholster pieces is sooo last year. Burlap sacks, with company and brand information printed on them, are sure to wake you (and your piece) up without any caffeine at all!

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