5 Items You Can Find at Any Thrift Shop and How to Update Them

Posted On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Thrift Stores

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Thrift store inventory is always unpredictable, but you can usually bank on finding a few key items when it comes to fashion and home decor. These are the classics that most thrift shops have in stock.

And instead of just using them as is, it’s easy to create a little DIY magic. These don’t require a ton of steps or tools and will give you a unique piece that’s affordable. Oh, and Monday, August 17 is National Thrift Shop Day, so many stores will have amazing deals!

Fashion Hacks to Save Your Wardrobe

Posted On Monday, July 13th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide

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Fashion emergencies and snafus are inevitable, but it’s all about how you handle them. That’s where the right fashion hacks come in. Some people call them tips or quick fixes. Regardless of what you call them, they’re super helpful.

From how to remove makeup stains on your collar to ways to stretch out your shoes, these fixes are quick and don’t require MacGuyer-like skills.

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Quick Ways to Prevent Blisters from Your Strappy Sandals

Posted On Monday, July 6th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide

I live for a good strappy sandal, but the blisters they cause are pure hell! Whether you’re walking around for hours or even just minutes and your shoe starts to rub against your skin, that means an annoying, painful blister is coming in 4, 3, 2…

But instead of being miserable while walking or having to swear off your favorite heels, here are a few ways to make your shoes more comfortable and wearable this summer.

Creative, Affordable Ways to Organize Jewelry

Posted On Monday, June 29th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Home Decor, Thrift Stores

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When you’re cleaning out your closet, an often overlooked part is the accessories. In the same way you need to get rid of some clothes, jewelry also has to be evaluated as well.

Instead of just sharing tips, I decided to show how I clear out my own accessories and how I organize them using thrift store finds!

5 Easy Ways to Make Cheap Jewelry Look Expensive and Last Longer

Posted On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Style Guide

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I have a confession. I love cheap costume jewelry, especially in the summer. There’s nothing better than buying a pair of cute earrings, rings or bangles from a quick fashion store or an NYC street vendor. However, sometimes the jewelry just screams costume and cheap.

And you know my motto. Just because you’re dressing on a dime, you don’t have to look like it. That’s why I’m sharing five tips to make your cheap jewelry last longer and look way more expensive than it really is. Here’s what to avoid and what to do to make the cheap look chic!