Tag: repurposed

ETSY SHOP cjBlueCreates

http://www.etsy.com/shop/cjBlueCreates I’ve added to my ETSY Shop! Haven’t been active on ETSY in quite some time. But as I was organizing my studio a couple of weeks ago I quickly realized I have a rather large stash of old and newer pieces of odd and broken jewelry that I have been collecting for years for

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Unconventional Wreath Challenge

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

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Gingham Trench Coat Style

Left: My look. Right: Pinterest Love my thrifted Ann Taylor Trench!! Saw this look on Pinterest so I had to try it out with items I already had in my closet. My Trench is shorter than the Pinterest look but packs the same style punch as the longer one in my opinion. My look consists

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Fun Kimono Look Inspiration

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

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Shoe DIY Fix

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

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Thrifty Trends

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

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DIY Fashion for Less

DIY Fashion for Less! A little while ago my sister and I were wandering around a major high end department store and came across this sweater. It literally is a sweater with a plaid shirt attached to bottom. The price at the time was $375.00! It is now on sale online for $131.00. My DIY

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National Thrift Shop Day August 17, 2016

“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.
http://www.goodwill.org/uncategorized/goodwill-celebrates-national-thrift-shop-day-2/

Hardware Charm Bracelets

  I love hardware jewelry!  I am always looking for objects to transform into wearable art! During a recent trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee my husband needed to pick up some supplies from the local hardware store. So,of course, I was more than happy to accompany him……ideas for hardware jewelry bounced around in my head! I

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