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September
2

A Little Round Table for Many Decorating Styles

When I found this little round table with the curvy legs at my local Goodwill store recently, I smiled. It’s the third little round table I have purchased at Goodwill in the past few months. These tables seem to be a popular item for people to donate. Maybe that’s because they seem old-fashioned looking and […]

round table 1
August
26

Bike Wheel Memo Board: A New Spin on a Bulletin Board

Transform a bike wheel into a unique memo board that will ride circles around those traditional bulletin boards.  Bikes are universal and are fun for kids of all ages so using an upcycled bike tire in this way makes a great gift for back to school or any special occasion for anyone on your list. […]

bike 1
June
17

Staging your Home with Goodwill Finds before you Sell

Last week I shared that my family is moving to Italy for my husband’s job.  I’ve been turning to Goodwill more and more to help with that transition since moving can be expensive.  This week I’m sharing how we staged our home with Goodwill finds.  My home is already decorated in almost purely secondhand goods, but I wanted […]

staging 1
April
17

Guest Blogger: Eye on Design – Acrylic Accessories

Acrylic furniture and accessories have been popular since the 1930’s and can currently be found in every major home décor store.  Looking through my interior design magazines, I see acrylic dining chairs, coffee tables, headboards, trays, wine chillers, picture frames, etc.  It’s everywhere!  It should be no surprise, considering it’s long history, that acrylic pieces […]

bar cart
April
13

Fashionista Friday: The Wright Finds for Spring

Today’s Fashionista Friday is clearly the expert at finding and showcasing her Goodwill designs with a modern and fun angle, as shown by her latest Goodwill scores.  Willow Wright, a DC-area local, is a designer, knick-knack collector, and treasure hunter. With her finds, she assembles stunning set-ups and photographs them to show the world her […]

wright chair
April
10

Guest Blogger: Outdoor Space Makeover

Warmer weather is on the way which means entertaining moves outside.  Here is a great way to transform your front porch or patio into the most popular gathering place on the block.  By using colorful paints and fun fabrics, you can give tired, old furniture a new life of welcoming family and friends.  With just […]

before furniture 4.10
March
27

Guest Blogger: Re-purposed Purses are Pleasing Planters

Ability level: Easy as Pie! Age Level: Kids of all ages       Items needed: Purse Flowering plants Pebbles or small stones Potting soil Plastic grocery bag Scissors Trowel (although hands work great!) Pen or marker Accessories like ribbon, gift tags, plastic toys, other embellishments Time requirement: 20 minutes per purse planter   Cost: Approximately $10 […]

Goodwill purses
March
20

Guest Blogger: Refreshing your Outdoor Space for Spring

As warmer weather approaches and the trees begin blossoming, I find myself wanting to spend more and more time outdoors.  If your outdoor area is anything like mine, it needs some refreshing for the warmer weather.  This is the perfect time to hit up your favorite Goodwill to score great deals on outdoor finds! I […]

stone planters 1
March
16

Fashionista Friday: Right Round Like a Record Player

For this Fashionista Friday feature, I wanted to showcase something other than apparel; rather a fashionista that snagged something I’ve been looking for at Goodwill for months – a functioning record player! I found today’s item while perusing the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag, and among all the great fashion finds, I spotted this musical beauty in my […]

record player 3-16
February
5

Kicking Off 2018: Bowie, MD Goodwill Meetup Recap

This year has kicked off to a smashing start with January’s Meetup at the Bowie, MD location! I can confidently say that all of us Goodwill lovers kicked the year off right shopping at one of our favorite stores Goodwill.    As expected, this event was a hit with shoppers leaving with multiple carts stuffed […]

shoppers attending Bowie, MD Goodwill Meetup
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