DIY Easter Basket

Putting together an Easter basket can be a fun way to get creative and incorporate all of their favorite things! Goodwill is a great place to shop for toys, games, and treats to fill any Easter basket! We’ve collected some baskets from our local Goodwill in Tacoma, WA so you can get a look at…

Planting Season

Get your plants growing – inside! Pots can be expensive, but Goodwill has tons of unique containers that will help you bring greenery indoors. We shopped around at our 38th street location for the perfect plant homes, scroll down and get some spring inspiration! Tool Shop And don’t forget your tools! Many of our local…

Dressing Professionally – On a Budget

Guest Thrifter Shara Gordon @styledbyshara gives key tips to maximizing your wardrobe using thrifted pieces. This project was a collaboration with Jasmine Jackson @jay_upgrades.All photography was shot by Gerry Gordon @gordonnoir. Thrifting can be an affordable means to elevate your professional wardrobe. Here are some tips and tricks you can use, that may help in…

Recipe Box

Pass down a recipe with this repurposed vintage box. Supplies: Thrifted box – $5.99 at Goodwill Mod Podge Patterned paper First measure your box. (If your box is not a square) Pick the largest side to start your measuring! Use a ruler to measure the width and the height. You’ll want to cut your paper…

Hand Warmers

Transform a cozy flannel into the perfect hand warmers or eye mask. Add a little peppermint oil inside for extra holiday cheer! Supplies: Thrifted Flannel Shirt – $7.99 at Goodwill Sewing Machine or Needle and Thread Cut your pieces into squares and/or rectangles. The square pieces make great hand warmers and rectangles are perfect for…

Puzzle Piece Snowflake

This project is a great way to get the whole family involved! Kids will love transforming these puzzle pieces into one-of-a-kind snowflakes. You can make multiple crafts with these pieces, scroll to see. Supplies: Jigsaw puzzle – $1.99 at Goodwill Wooden Hoop – $2.99 at Goodwill White Paint Glue (We used hot glue) Paint Brush…

Sweater Stocking

One-of-a-kind Stockings! Pick up a retro sweater from Goodwill and follow our easy-to-sew instructions for a unique stocking. Supplies: Thrifted Sweater – $6.99 at Goodwill Sewing Machine or Needle and Thread Use a simple stocking pattern to get the shape looking right. Click here for all different types of stocking patterns. After you print your…

Wrapping Paper Organizer

Wrapping can be frustrating if you don’t have the right tools for the job. Keep all of your favorite wrapping paper in reach with this simple DIY Wrapping Paper Organizer. Supplies: Large thrifted frame – $9.99 at Goodwill Spray paint – we chose gold Wooden Dowels Screw-in Hooks First, take apart your frame, so you…

Flannel Pillow

Find a colorful plaid flannel shirt and create a pillow slip cover! Supplies: Thrifted Flannel Shirt – $7.99 at Goodwill Pillow Form (or cover one of your old ones) Sewing Machine or Needle and Thread Lay out flannel shirt to measure. Use pillow form as a guide, measuring from seam to seam an allowing for…

Fall DIY: Frames

  Supplies: Two Frames, Same Size Fall Leaves _________________________________________________________ Step 1: Find a two frames that are the same size and large enough to hold a leaf or leaves. Step 2: Take the backing out of both frames. Take a leaf and lay flat on one panel of glass. Place glass from second frame and…