The back-to-school season is in full swing and to honor that oh-so-wonderful time of year, I thought we could talk about fun chalkboard paint crafts today on Goodwill Tips. What could be more fun than chalkboard paint projects and what better time to tackle a project like this then when the kids return to school?
Head on over to the Goodwill Tips blog to get the scoop on 7 EASY Chalkboard Paint Crafts to try with items you often will find at your local Goodwill store! You won’t want to miss this fun post!
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I am so excited to share with you these fun ideas to try when crafting with vinyl records. Today is all about the best in record crafts and things you can do with records from your local Goodwill store. Did you know records are a mere quarter at our local Goodwill? Record crafts are a fun and frugal craft hobby to try!
This winter to celebrate my birthday and the launch of my book, my amazing friends all pitched in for a record player and my first stack of vinyl for my birthday. Since then, it has been my little weekly hobby while the kids are in school to head to the stacks of records at my store and spend an hour flipping through records to bring home to listen to over our evening meal. At a mere quarter, it is easy to get a little carried away with my record collecting, but it has proven to be the perfect thrifty hobby for me. There is nothing more fun than settling in with some of my favorite albums from my youth and hearing them on record, just like when I was a kid.
My collection has grown so much that I had to find a way to store all of my treasured vinyl in my house. I found a storage ottoman at Target was the absolute perfect size for my collection and brought it home with me to store all of my Goodwill finds. It makes hunting for a record much easier than sorting through the stacks in my cabinet and it also is fun for my friends to flip through when they want to grab a record they love.
One walk through the aisles of Goodwill and I guarantee you will find a handful of great lamp choices just begging for a fun DIY lamp makeover that can dress up a corner in your home. To inspire you, I have gathered 9 of my favorite ways to spice up a Goodwill lamp. These lamp makeover ideas are so inspiring, in fact, that I can’t wait to run over to my Goodwill store to snag a lamp for myself!
To check out these ideas, visit me over at the Goodwill Tips Blog today and read my article on 9 ways to spice up a Goodwill lamp!
One thing you will find a lot of at Goodwill are books of all shapes and sizes. I consider Goodwill my bargain resource (at a mere $.50- 2.00) for finding great reads as well as my number one resource for book page crafts.
You may not have looked at the books section as craft materials before, but book page crafts are a hot trend in magazines that you probably browse through when doing your ” window shopping,” like Anthropologie, West Elm, & Pottery Barn… just to name a few.
Today I wanted to showcase some fun crafts you could try with books found at your local Goodwill store. I have a feeling that once you see these ideas, you will run right out to find the perfect book to get started!
Head on over to the Goodwill Tips Blog to read all about my favorite book craft ideas that you can try with books found at your local store!
Easter is just around the corner and Goodwill has you covered with 11 fun new ways to decorate your eggs this year. Before you tackle these egg dying projects, be sure to check out the store for fun ways to display your beautifully dyed eggs. Goodwill offers a plethora of choices for beautiful glasses, jars, cake stands, baskets, and bowls in the Housewares department to showcase your handmade beauties!
Check out my article for 11 new ways I have discovered to decorate your eggs this year! I have a feeling you are going to LOVE these new spins on egg dying and decorating.
Are you looking for new ways to save in the new year? I have you covered! Today you will find me over on The Goodwill Tips Blog sharing some strategies for ways to save your family in the new year.
There is something so renewing to know that a new year is beginning and that you have a whole new year ahead of you to start fresh. In February, our New Year’s goals may have already been forgotten, but today I want to encourage you to dust those goals back off and start anew again with a goal that is very dear to my heart… being wise with our funds. The goal that I have each year is to continue to reduce our spending and find creative ways to live our beautiful life on a small budget.
Perhaps it is a goal of yours too? Let’s explore some new ways to save in this new year!
If there is one thing I love even more than creating handmade gifts, it is wrapping gifts especially for each recipient with creative gift wrapping. Today I am over at the Goodwill Tips Blog to share with you some beautiful ways to wrap your gifts with thrift store items. You are going to absolutely love these ideas and you will especially love the savings you will experience by buying your materials at the thrift store instead of the gift wrap aisle.
Can’t wait to hear from you over here on your creative wrapping ideas!
The end of the school year is upon us and if you missed showering your teacher with gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week, I have some fun gift options for a final thank you for all the hard work your teacher has put in this year.
You may not think of Goodwill as a spot for accessorizing your teacher gifts, but I am showing you how to dress up thrift store items to create beautiful gifts for your teachers. Join me over at the Goodwill Tips Blog for great teacher gifts that you can create from Goodwill supplies!
What is one gift you love to create with Goodwill supplies for your teachers? We would love to hear your ideas!
This month I am blogging over at the Goodwill Tips blog and we are talking about strategies for Spring Cleaning your home.
I can admit that I used to try to do spring cleaning in one week, but with endless activities on our calendar, it makes it difficult to devote a week’s worth of my time to just cleaning. Who really has time for that?
Instead of doing one deep cleaning try “spring cleaning” all year long learn how you can accomplish that spring cleaning all year long and how to use Goodwill to clear the clutter from your house. Let’s talk about how you can break this task up and reclaim your home when you don’t have a lot of time on your schedule!
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