Browsing the "thrifting" 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: Repurposed Denim

November 9th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

We’ve talked before about the high impact from denim production. While there are more sustainable denim options out there, the most eco-friendly option is probably second hand denim. Here are some tips for how to find and repurpose gently-used denim



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