7 Unique, Last Minute Holiday Gifts at the Thrift Store

Posted On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

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The holidays are just days away and if you don’t have your presents for everyone on your list, no worries. All you have to do is hit up your local thrift store for last minute Christmas presents!

You’re guarantee to find unique items at affordable prices. And no, not a single item on the list below involves clothing! 

5 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes You Can Find at the Thrift Store

Posted On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Filed Under: DIY, Thrift Stores

5 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes You Can Find at the Thrift Store

Halloween is almost here and if you haven’t decided on a costume just yet, no worries.

Pre-packaged, store bought costumes are cool, but for something a bit more unique and super affordable, check out these pop culture Halloween costumes you can find at the thrift shop.

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!

Thrifty Threads: Dressing Up Basic Cutoffs

Posted On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrifty Threads 365

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A few years ago I did a post entitled I Hate My Legs. I hated the way they looked in shorts. Not in dresses, but just shorts, which I felt highlighted my short, stumpy stems and chubby knees.

It’s totally natural to have a body part that isn’t exactly your favorite asset. Well, fast forward a few years and I’m proudly showing serious leg in a pair of DIY cutoffs.

Thrifty Threads: Monochromatic Winter Style

Posted On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Filed Under: Style Guide, Thrift Stores

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1. I love bright colors
2. I’m fairly short {5’2″}
3. I love wearing a monochromatic bright look, which makes me appear taller.
I’ve been absolutely obsessed with the vintage Christian Dior coat I thrifted from the Salvation Army coat sale. Basically, I’ve worn it almost every day since buying it in December.
And the coat was an integral part in a recent look. Keep reading to see the other thrifty threads I rocked and how a monochromatic style can make you appear taller.