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DIY Gifts Using Plaid Flannel Shirts

Pillow Cover and Hand WarmersAs if you needed an excuse to go thrifting – we’ve got some fun DIY gift ideas that are easy peasy (easy enough for kids or those of us that are craft-challenged), use repurposed materials and will bring smiles and warmth for someone on your gift list. We LOVE plaid flannel. …

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How Will You Celebrate Halloween This Year?

How Will You Celebrate Halloween This Year? 2020 has been frightening enough and it’s not even Halloween yet! October 31 is fast approaching and people are wondering, “Should we go trick-or-treating” “What can we do to keep it fun and safe and not miss out?” “Is it safe to have parties?” So many questions! Well,…

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Halloween Treat Baskets

Halloween Treat Baskets We gave our friend @brideonabike a challenge to make a fun Halloween craft project from some simple items she found at Goodwill. Challenge accepted! And since she’s a dog mom to our favorite canine @wilson.goldenretriever, she made a little something for him too! PS Look for Wilson in our Halloween Look Book…

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Halloween 3D Framed Ghost

3D Framed Ghost SUPPLIES: Plastic doll (ideally with a head circumference of 16″) Frame – 11″ x 14″ Cheese cloth Acrylic Paint – if you want to add some spook to the frame Black spray paint Heavy spray starch Sure ghosts are easy to make – trace your foot and turn it upside down (grade-school…

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Halloween Ghoul Portrait

Ghoul Portrait DIY SUPPLIES: Halloween-themed or a creepy cover book or comic Scrapbooking paper Frame with a matte Double-sided tape Scissors Step 1: Choose your favorite horror film book or story that has a great cover. The trade paperback size or larger works best. Find a frame that had a built in matte. This simple…

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Halloween Spell Book

Spell Book DIY SUPPLIES An old book with removable cover Skeleton Spider Acrylic Paint & foam brushes Metallic Sharpie Step 1: We LOVE old books because you can do so many things with them, besides read them of course! This project can be modified in so many ways – for what ever kind of spooky…

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…

Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every year you start fresh with big ideas to make changes in your life that will stick and we’re here to help! We’ve gathered the top 5 new year’s resolutions and common items in our local Goodwill that will help you achieve your goals. Get your new year off to a great start at Goodwill!…