"Why do you thrift?","What made you start thrifting?", and "Do you thrift everything?... I get these three specific questions a lot, so I thought I'd give you guys some formal answers! Also, almost everything you see in the pictures below is thrifted. Let's get started... Why did I start thrifting? Out of necessity! I love to shop and … Continue reading Thrift Q & A
I love the South. (See that capital letter S?) However, fashion here is a little more rigid than a lot of places in the country. It's sometimes hard to get away from skinny jeans and Michael Kors purses (Those are not terrible things. Everyone, breathe.) I wanted to show you how much fun it can be to play with the thrift store clothing that scares everyone away! From "Granny … Continue reading From Granny to Great!
The last week or so has been a bust when it comes to thrifting furniture. So I gathered up my dashed hopes and moved on to different stuff - accessories! Thrift stores are chock full of unique accessories when you can sift through the Hello Kitty wallets and cheap watches. Check out some of my … Continue reading Wishin’, Hopin’, & Thriftin’ Accessories.
Okay. I caved. I bought furniture sans deed or key. But, when you see these end tables, you will (hopefully) understand. In case you don't see the potential (for $9.99/ea!!!), let me help you: A little elbow grease (ie: sand, stain, and paint) will have these tables looking like Pottery Barn material in no time … Continue reading Hall of Fame and Shame.
Oversized, reversible, printed, thrifted vest. Sounds like a nightmare, right? When I first pulled it (and the paired polyester, elastic-waist, black pants) off the rack at Goodwill a few years ago, guess where my mind went? That's right. Sassy, sarcastic, perpetually vested Dorothy Zbornak from the Golden Girls. I giggled at the mental picture and tossed in my cart because (repeat after … Continue reading Workhorse.