Upcycle!!! My absolute favorite thing to!!! up·cy·cle /ˈəpˌsīkəl/ verb past tense: upcycled; past participle: upcycled reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original. “the opportunity to upcycle trash, or turn it into new products, was vast” (Google’s English Dictionary by Oxford Languages) Might be
We have been saving plastic bottle caps or plastic lids for quite some time. I have a ton of ideas for making art projects with them. My grandsons, Zane and Case spent the afternoon with me so we decided to use some of the caps and lids and plastic things to create some toy trucks.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch #thrifted #craft #goodwill #granddaughters #wreath Got together with two of my granddaughter’s Alexa and Zayda to create Unconventional Wreaths from items they found at the thrift store. This was so much fun. We hope you enjoy this video. And we hope it inspires you to create something unconventional! Please hit that subscribe button on
Came across this funky and totally fun look while cruising through Pinterest. It was posted by Elle Espana. As always I love to recreate looks by thrifting or finding the pieces on Poshmark. Below is my inspiration look and the items I found on Poshmark to recreate it. The direct links to the items are
Got these great shoes with an amazing heel while thrifting. But when I got them home and was cleaning them up I noticed some spots on them. I used my arsenal of shoe cleaning products to try and remove the spots but ended up leaving even bigger lighter spots. 🤭 oooops! After kicking myself for
Saw this look in the September issue of Marie Claire and loved it. However the look as pictured would cost $9715.00. I found similar looks on Poshmark at an approximate cost of $238.00 (I say approximate because you can submit an offer to the seller for the item!) Check out the items I chose inspired
“During National Thrift Shop Day, thrifters not only celebrate the values of up-cycling, re-using, smart shopping and thrifty fashion, but by shopping at Goodwill, they can have an even greater impact: they can help put unemployed or underemployed neighbors back to work,” said Jim Gibbons, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International.
I save pretty much anything because I always think I can make something out of it. Recently I cut up some thrifted jeans to make into distressed shorts. I had a pile of jean scraps so I decided to use them to make a blanket for my Yorkie, Chloe Belle.
Fairy Gardens or Miniature Gardens seem to be popping up everywhere and are perfect for a summer DIY. The creative possibilities with these gardens are endless. You can use most any container and “fairy decorations.” Truly so fun to create. This is how I made mine. Gather supplies Container for your garden. This can