Tag: thrifted finds

DIY: Turn Old Silverware Into Gold as Hooks

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, don’t pack away Grandma’s old silverware used once a year for the holiday. Transform it by turning old place settings into cool hooks with a bend and a twist or two! Combine these fork & spoon hooks with scrap wood to create a unique and memorable rack to hold keys, caps and more. This way, you will use those pieces from Granny all year long!

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Goodness Gracious, It’s Goodwill Gifting

My preamble is brief, and you’ll probably hear it elsewhere from all sorts of voices this holiday season: shop local, and shop secondhand. It’s easy enough to say that, but in practice? If you just took mental stock of the folks on your list and gulped, wondering how in the world to shop for Jordan and Stephanie (and don’t we all have a Jordan and Stephanie in our lives) then you might need the boost that only Goodwill aisles can bring. Here are some themed groups of preloved holiday gifts — I prefer the nondenominational term Annual Prize Packs — that I’ll use to guide my giving this year.

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