Tag: goodwill

An old dresser gets a makeover…Wow

After Dresser

A few weeks ago, I visited my mother-in-law to take a look at a dresser that she planned to give to me.  The dresser was white with great bones, and a french provincial look. So, being the DIYer that I am, I was ready to take this piece home, and change it into something beautiful for

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My First Estate Auction

chic desk

Today was one of my first visits to an Estate Auction. I am so glad I finally made it to one. This was by far a great experience. There were  lots of antique furniture, jewelry, pictures, silverware and more. I had a set price on what my max bid would be for the auction, so

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Artichokes Napkin Rings

napkin holder

Artichoke Napkin Rings I went to Williams Sonoma to shop around during one of their store closeout events.  I arrived pretty late and a lot of the items were already sold out. I ventured to the back of the store and came across these cute artichoke napkin rings.  I have never cooked artichokes and would

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Shabby chic side table

Today while thrift lunching I was invited to go to the back of the store, yes the inventory room. I was so excited. There was a lot of great pieces back there, but this one caught my eye. It was a shabby chic white side table with a drawer and glass knob. It was in

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Thank you to a girl named Erica…

kid art

A Fun Hunt… I really love kid art. Kids paint about the good things in life. They are free-spirited, innocent, simplistic and creative. Displaying kids art is a great way to decorate any room in your home. I was inspired to share this article with you based on one of my goodwill finds. If you

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Something borrowed…Something blue

Blue chair

The Blue Chair I am so happy to reveal my next Goodwill find. While thrift lunching, I scanned over items in the goodwill center and nothing caught my eye. As I was leaving the store, the back door opened and I heard some workers putting out more items on the floor. When I turned I saw

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How Interesting…Vintage Glass Pitcher

glass pitcher goodwill

Friday was a good day! I made a stop to the Goodwill store during my lunch break and came across this unique glass pitcher. It is a corning ware glass pitcher and holds hot beverages. This is a vintage find. I love the curve of the handle and the detail. Take a look: MY GOODWILL

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Natural Wood Coffee Table

West Elm Wood table

Hello! This is my first post to reveal my first item that I purchased from a nearby Goodwill store. When I arrived at my local Goodwill store, I was amazed to see how neat and organized the sections were. This made my trip even more exciting and less overwhelming. There were so many glassware and

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Diamond in the Rough: From Thrifty to Trendy

Diamond in the Rough : From Thrifty to Trendy Welcome to my blog! I love decorating and I recently acquired a new hobby as a thrift store adventurer. What does that mean? Well, I am a huge Nate Berkus fan and one of my favorite co-hosts on the show is Goodwill Hunting. I was inspired to

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