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May
15

Funky Chairs Transformed from Forgotten End Tables

Turn boring and blah end tables into cool and chic chairs that will make a statement in any space.  These eye-catching, transformed pieces will be the talk of the town or at least will create a buzz among your friends and family!   Ability level:  Advanced   Age Level:  Adults or teens with adult supervision and support […]

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May
14

3 Ways to Wear Vintage Patterned Pants this Summer

Goodwill is an excellent place for all types of funky fashion finds! There’s one item in particular that I always discover in abundance during my shopping trips – vintage patterned pants. As a petite fashionista, (standing at 4’9″) it can be difficult to find flattering bottoms. Skirts can be too wide, pants are typically too […]

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May
11

Meetup Recap: Columbia Pike Arlington, VA

As expected, the April Goodwill Meetup was another one for the books. All of my DC Goodwill shopping friends came out and everyone left with baskets full of items. As we transition into our new Finding Your Good site, these Meetups will still continue and I will be on site to provide any styling tips […]

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May
9

Guest Blogger: End Table Turned Pet Bed

Your pet will flip for this end table turned bed!  With all the unconditional love our four-legged family members give us, they deserve to have a chic and unique bed to call their very own.  Give your fabulous feline or cool canine his or her own place to sleep by turning a ho-hum end table […]

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May
8

It’s Time for a Change: Finding Your Good

Fashionistas, fashionistos, home decor-lovers, DIY experts, treasure hunters, and everyone in between: Today’s post is especially exciting because I’m happy to announce that the DC Goodwill Fashionista blog is evolving! It’s transforming into a platform that will fully encompass and celebrate the entire Goodwill community. The new and expanded format will be known as Finding Your Good […]

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May
4

Fashionista Friday: Becca’s $500+ Arlington, VA Haul

Becca, a close friend of mine, is an Arlington, VA Goodwill genius.  I first introduced her on the blog in 2016 when she found a plethora of name brand fall fashion staples from the Glebe Road, Goodwill store. This time around, she’s kicking-off spring with another successful home decor and fashion haul from Goodwill!  This week, […]

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May
3

Guest Blogger: Spring Wedding Guest Looks for Under $25

Dear readers, I can’t tell you how much I love weddings. The buzzing excitement of new love, the reminiscing of old friends, fun music, good food and family time are what make weddings one of my absolute favorite events to attend. As I am preparing for my own wedding in just five short weeks, I […]

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May
2

DCGF Visits Boston Goodwill Again!

As I noted in my Monday post, I headed to Boston for my aunt’s Bat Mitzvah, and during the last hours of my trip, I quickly stopped by the Somerville, MA Goodwill to see what a MA Goodwill had to offer! A few years ago, I wrote about one of my experiences at a Goodwill […]

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April
5

Guest Blogger: Designer on a Dime – Ann Taylor

I’m starting a new series of designer spotlights to showcase how you can find pieces of your favorite brands for unbeatable prices. With these posts, I’ll introduce you to brands, their missions, what they’re known for and most importantly, how you can score them for a fraction of retail prices. I’m kicking this series off […]

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July
13

A Guide to Madewell’s Clothing Tags

Dear readers, I’m not a self-proclaimed Madewell expert or an obsessee, but I love a good garment from the store. I’m not 100% familiar with all of their styles and labels, but while secondhand shopping throughout the years, I have become familiar with 3 of their most popular and most manufactured clothing brands. Madewell was […]

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