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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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September
19

Guest Blogger: Transformed Chairs Into Garden Planters

We all know about those random single chairs which no longer fit in, are not part of a set nor fun to sit upon any more. Well, with this easy and clever transformation, a misfit chair can become a show stopper as a garden planter. You can bet your nearest Goodwill Store has a selection that […]

Guest Blogger: Transformed Chairs Into Garden Planters
June
30

Friday’s Five Under $5: Vintage Summer Staples

Fashionistas, one thing I love love LOVE about summer is the fact I can start busting out all my snazzy, new-to-me, vintage finds and rock them on the streets, at the pool, at home… everywhere! Summer, to me, is all about vibrant colors and funky fashion. So this season, I’m embracing vintage to the next […]

Friday's Five Under $5 Vintage Summer Staples
June
12

Summer Tee Shirt No-Sew DIY

Fashionistas, oftentimes, when I go to Goodwill, I spot tons of cool logo, vintage, and sports tees that are ginormous on me. Sometimes, they simply aren’t in my size. But most of the time I find them in the men’s section. I never want to leave these unique finds behind. So I usually purchase them […]

Summer Tee Shirt No-Sew DIY
March
31

Fashionista Friday: Bling into Spring J Crew Gems

Fashionistas, last week was St. Patrick’s Day. And while we were all thinking about the color green, today’s Fashionista Friday was thinking about green living! On Instagram, this creative Goodwill diva used the #MyGoodwillfind hashtag to cleverly call out how she celebrated St. Patty’s Day without all the partying. Today’s lovely lady is a North […]

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December
2

Fashionista Friday: The Classic Brown Boot

Today’s Friday Fashionista shows us you can bring a bit of New England charm and swag to the West Coast. Our fashionista today, Katherine, is a New England transplant to the Sand Diego sun. She has a true passion for fashion, especially with secondhand and Goodwill shopping. She even writes her own blog, Mook and […]

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November
25

Fashionista Friday: DIY Projects for the Holidays

Happy Black Friday, fashionistas! I know everyone is out shopping (at Goodwill I hope! 🙂 ) and enjoying the morning. When you get back from the AM fun, sit back, relax, and go ga-ga over these home goods items that a few fashionistas will be re-purposing and transforming! We all know the giving season can […]

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November
15

Paint the Town With Chalk Paint DIY Adventure

For several years now, I’ve always wanted to embark on my very own, relatively high-effort, DIY project. Especially one involving transforming a useful piece of furniture seen at Goodwill into something I could envision in my own bedroom. I’ve tried to paint counter tops and other small items in the past but the projects were […]

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July
29

Fashionista Friday: Blake’s DIY Pink and Chevron Accent Chair

Dearest readers, it’s time for a DIY Fashionista Friday, and I KNOW you’ll love today’s feature. Designer and blogger, Blake Mason, has a true talent for mixing colors and making old furniture look bright and new again. After finding some of her projects while perusing the #Goodwill hashtag, I instantly became hooked on her graphic […]

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May
13

Fashionista Friday: From Dresser to Media Console Spring Upcycle

Not only is spring about flowers and warmer temps, but it also can be about cleaning and redecorating your current living space! Today’s Friday Fashionistas are a husband and wife duo, who have a true knack and talent for upcycling everything from home decor to wooden furniture. They’re an incredibly cute duo, who have been […]

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