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November
21

Guest Blogger: How to Clean Brass

I started decorating for the holidays and found these adorable brass reindeer stocking holders at Goodwill.  Brass has made a popular come back in home décor, and it’s easy to find in Goodwill stores too! I have an obsession with vintage brass, but it’s often dirty and needs a thorough cleaning.  Once I brought these […]

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November
7

Guest Blogger: Buying & Styling a Bar Cart with Goodwill

I have an odd obsession with bar carts, despite the fact that I cannot make a cocktail for the life of me.  I love the way they look in a home, and I love finding unique, Goodwill treasures to put on them.  Not interested in having your own home happy hour?  No problem!  Bar carts […]

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October
24

Guest Blogger: Creating a Gallery Wall of Art with Goodwill

I love the look of a well-styled gallery wall.  A gallery wall can be made up of paintings, prints, photographs, or other artwork.  I have a few gallery walls around my home of varying sizes, and I’ve purchased almost all of the components at various secondhand stores over the years.  It can sometimes feel daunting […]

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September
26

Guest Blogger: 3 Rules to Organizing a Closet with Goodwill

After 9 years of being a military spouse, I’ve gotten really good at moving, organizing, and saving money while making each new house a home. When my husband and I moved to our little apartment in Washington D.C., I headed straight to almost every single Goodwill in the area to get our home in order. […]

3 Rules to Organizing a Closet with Goodwill
September
18

5 Items You Didn’t Know You Needed When Moving to a New Space

Fashionistas, as you read in last week’s post, I’m on another moving adventure! I recently moved from one part of DC, Columbia Heights, to another part, Takoma Park/Brightwood. This moving process has me in a frenzy but I’m learning a lot of moving tips and tricks now that I’m doing this tango again. As I’ve […]

5 Items You Didn't Know You Needed When Moving to a New Space
September
11

Moving Time! What I’m Looking for at Goodwill

Fashionistas, remember when I moved into DC from Bethesda last year, becoming a true DC Goodwill Fashionista? Well,  just a short year later, I’m moving again! This time, my turf will be in Takoma Park, DC. I’m incredibly excited for my move as I will be living in a much bigger space where I’ll be […]

Moving Time! What I'm Looking for at Goodwill
April
14

Goodwill or Anthropologie? 3 Items that Will Have You Guessing!

This past Monday, I took an evening Ziptrip to Goodwill to get my housewares groove on to add spring pizazz to my apartment. Every houseware was also discounted for DC Goodwill Customer Rewards members, which gave me an extra reason to venture out to the Rockville location after work. When I went in, I wasn’t […]

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March
1

3 Spring Housewares Trends

This March as a part of the Goodwill Rewards program housewares and home goods will be discounted for those who are members of the program. You know what that means? Time to stock up as you do spring cleaning! I, myself, am always on the hunt for nice home goods – they always add extra […]

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November
24

Elevate your Thanksgiving Style with Goodwill

As your savvy shopping fashionista, I felt it was only necessary that I pull together some holiday inspiration for your Thanksgiving table. If you caught my post over the weekend, you know that I’m well aware of the damage that holidays are capable of doing to our bank accounts so I’ve paid special attention to […]

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March
19

My minimalist journey: Spring update

Last autumn, I started to prepare for a new life in a shared apartment with my new fiance. I didn’t know when he’d relocate to the DC area, but I knew I had to be ready at a few-week’s notice for him to move into my studio apartment. I was nervous. I had a lot […]

My minimalist journey
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