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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 […]

brass items with lemon

Guest Blogger: Wooden Stool Flips for Wrapping Paper Station or Umbrella Holder

  As we head into the holiday season (really, it is almost here!) and as we face inclement weather, you will love this project that takes a wooden stool and flips it into a new role as a wrapping paper station or as an umbrella holder.   Ability level: Moderate   Age Level:  Ideal for […]

Goodwill blog stool before

Fashionista Friday: Rachel’s Blue & White China Decor

Fashionistas, one of my New Year’s goals is to travel more. Looking at hauls from Goodwill fashionistas all across the states further solidifies my desire to explore more of the USA. Today’s Fashionista Friday is Rachel Blane of The Apricot Fox. She has convinced me, through her gorgeous vintage Goodwill Instagram posts, I might need […]

Fashionista Friday Rachel's Blue & White China Decor

Guest Blogger: 10 #HouseCrush Swap Tips

Some of you have asked what exactly is a home décor swap. Here are some tips for your first swap at our #HouseCrush event next month! 1) Take a photo of your living room and see what items you need. Is your house in need of different throw pillows? Candle holders? Frames? Find out what […]

living room

Spice up your spring decor with a little help from Goodwill

If spring fever has moved beyond your closet into your home, fear not—Goodwill can help you get your home ready for warmer temps and greener grass. You may not be able to get away with switching to your spring wardrobe just yet, but your home can be warm and inviting in the meantime! Here are […]


Fashionista Friday: Morgan

Being a fashionista isn’t just about your wardrobe, ladies and gents. I’m also willing to recognize clever home decorators and entertainers in the mix. After all Goodwill offers bargains for your whole home. Let’s celebrate all of it! This week Morgan impressed me with her super-cheap haul of serving trays. She scooped up a violet […]

Autumn entertaining from Goodwill

Fashion Forward: Framed!

Watch out, Real Girl Runway…there might be some competition for the Queen of Spray Paint title. Guest blogger Michelle recently appeared on the Goodwill Industries of Northern New England blog to offer a great frame DIY tutorial. You can always find plenty of interesting frames at Goodwill—in just about every size—but I hadn’t considered customizing […]