Browsing the "thrift store finds" Tag

How To: Inspiration Board for the New Year!

December 23rd, 2011 | by Bonnie Getchell

This week I upcycled a ceiling medallion from the thrift store and turned it into a beautiful inspiration board for the New Year! I know not everyone has a ceiling medallion, but I hope this project encourages you all to go out and find your own item to upcycle into an inspiration board. This is the perfect project to get you motivated to complete all of your goals in 2012!


How-to: Take in a Tank Top

May 31st, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

One of the things that intimidates people about sewing is it seems like a very precise art. Of course, sewing can be that way, but not every project requires complete precision and control. In fact, there are lots of beginner sewing and mending projects that require a lot less skill than you might think! Taking in a too-big tank top is one of these


Fab Fabrics: Vintage Neckties

April 27th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

If you’re a thrift store junkie like me, surely you’ve spent some time ogling the lovely old necktie selection at



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