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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
31

Guest Blogger: Here’s Your Cup of Tea: Transformed Tea Cups, Mugs Light Up the Holidays

Candlelight always adds flickering, shimmering ambiance to any event.  These unique candles are sure to spark smiles when added to your Thanksgiving table, included in your holiday décor or given as Christmas gifts. Goodwill has so many wonderful cups, mugs and other containers that can be turned into one-of-a-kind candles. Pick a teacup that matches […]

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October
17

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 […]

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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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January
21

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 […]

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December
17

Guest Blogger: 5 Tips to Find the Perfect Conversation Piece for Your Home

You’re all moved in and ready to make your house a home. But you have a limited budget: Goodwill to the rescue! Here are five tips to make the most of your search and find that perfect conversation piece that will have all your new visitors touching, poking, and talking. 1) Timing is Everything The […]

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December
4

Guest Blogger: Accessorizing Your Living Space

Not only is Goodwill a great place to purchase clothing, but it’s also the perfect destination for accessorizing and sprucing up your living space. I just moved into a new apartment and I desperately need inexpensive and funky décor FAST! There’s no way I can live in a place that doesn’t match my wardrobe (just […]

Accessorizing Your Living Space
June
20

Entertain on a budget with glassware from Goodwill

When the Goodwill Gal visited this spring, she tore through our DC store and left us with tons of great ideas for shopping on a budget for your closet and home. She gave us a tip for entertaining on a budget, with the help of some glassware she found in our store. Glass jars, vases, […]

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March
23

DCGF Guest Posts about Stylish and Vintage Bargains

Good morning dear readers! Last month I had the privilege of guest blogging at some local DC blogs about shopping at Goodwill. Stop by, show some love, and leave comments! Beltway Bargain Mom: Organize At Home For Less With Vintage Bargains   Chic Done Cheap: Goodwill: Your home for stylish bargains Happy Friday!

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