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September
7

Guest Blogger: Old Silver Trays Serve Up New Purpose as Chalk Boards

Silver serving trays have become a thing of the past as many of us prefer to entertain less formally these days. However, these classic pieces now have a new role: one-of-a-kind chalk boards! Dust off that old heirloom and give it new life. These whimsical chalk boards are a welcoming, friendly way to greet visitors, […]

Old Silver Trays Serve Up New Purpose as Chalk Boards
March
21

Fashionista Friday: @gotitatgoodwill’s salvaged J.Crew sweater

You’re following the DCGF on Instagram, right? No pressure. But, we’re Instagram friends, riiiight? One of my favorite Instagram users is @gotitatgoodwill, which chronicles a local teacher’s Goodwill scores from stores in the DC area. If there’s one person more mysterious than our DCGF avatar, it’s @gotitatgoodwill. But while we can’t see her face, we […]

@gotitatgoodwill on Instagram
February
14

Fashionista Friday: Karin’s DIY desk

How great is this little writing desk? The peacock blue is beautiful and on-trend. The stenciling on the drawers is darling, and the glass knobs are classic. Wait, this desk didn’t come like this?!?! It’s true. It’s a Goodwill makeover. Blogger Karin of Art is Beauty found this little desk at her local Goodwill in […]

Goodwill desk makeover