Home Decor Items You Can Thrift {Never Pay Full Price for These}

Posted On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Home Decor, shopping, Thrift Stores

http://athomewiththebarkers.com/thrift-store-lamp-makeover/ Thrift shops are a great option for so much more than clothing. From leopard chairs {I scored a pair three years ago for $15 each!} to vases to coffee table books, thrift shops are full of home decor items on the cheap. You never have to pay retail for them!

Check below to see how you can outfit your house or apartment with help from the thrift store.

Thrifty Threads: How to Find Your Fashion Uniform & Why You Need One {or Two!}

Posted On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365

How to Develop a Fashion Uniform & Why It Makes Getting Dressed So Much Easier

It’s always great to step out of your style comfort zone and try something new, but when you know what you like and what works for your body, there’s nothing wrong with sticking to what works.

That’s where the fashion uniform comes in. What’s a fashion uniform? Keep reading below to see what it is and how it can make getting dressed in the A.M. so much easier.

Thrift Shopping Has Gone Upscale: Is That a Good Thing?

Posted On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Filed Under: Thrift Stores

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There’s been something interesting/weird happening at some thrift stores lately. They’re going a bit upscale. Most notably is Goodwill, which has opened about 60 boutiques nationwide. These locations have more curated designer pieces, are more organized and have a feel of a department store to attract the desired millennial crowd.

I’m all about making thrifting easier and more accessible {so much so that I wrote a book on how to thrift shop!}, so I checked out the Goodwill boutique that recently opened in NYC’s Union Square. I wasn’t impressed.

Summer Items You Can Thrift Now and Wear Through Fall

Posted On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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Summer is winding down and instead of hitting a department store for your fall wardrobe, you may want to check a local thrift shop. Since the season is ending, they’re trying to move that summer merchandise. And this is the perfect time to scoop them up for a few bucks.

Below, check out five summer pieces you can thrift and styling tips to wear them through fall.

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!