4 Common Questions About Thrifting

Surprisingly, some people still don’t appreciate the importance of reuse or love hunting through the racks at their local thrift shop! An excuse heard often is that it’s “too hard to find good stuff!”. Thrifting success is a combination of preparation and execution techniques. You can easily score unique types of clothing that will revamp your closet but it all depends on how you approach your trips to the thrift shop.

With such a variety of thrift and charity shops you’re bound to find something somewhere! Check out the sales and discounts days of each store to ensure you get a bargain and the best deals. It is all about making the right choices and never giving up during our search. While most stores will categorize their items and make it easy for you to rummage through and get a befitting item, you need to be aggressive enough to get what you want.

With more stores embracing technology and allowing customers to shop online for their favorite items, it has become relatively straightforward for you to find exactly what you want. Here are some of the most common questions about thrifting:

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#Upcycled Basket Bag #Tutorial

Upcycle an old basket into an adorable storage solution with help from Salty DIY:

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A Quick Bathtub Update #DIY

Add some fanciness to your tub with this quick and easy DIY from A Dabbed Dwelling:

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#DIY Lampshades (with Free Template)

Oh Oh Deco shares a fantastic idea for upcycling fabric & paper into awesome lampshades!

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#DIY Plant Pot

Grab a couple of bowls and transform them into a stellar plant pot (or jewellery storage) with this fab DIY from Wonderwood:

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#DIY Rainbow Wall

Liven up your walls with some leftover paint and this adorable idea from A Bubbly Life:

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#ZeroWaste decor for #Halloween

Get your Halloween on with this groovy zero waste decor idea from Compost and Cava:

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3 Piece #ThriftShop Furniture #Makeover

Transform that mismatched thriftshop furniture into a stunning set with help from marvelous DIY guru Mark Montano:

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#Upcycled T-shirt Yarn Planters

Add some colour to your windows & use those T’s in your stash with these fab upcycled t-shirt yarn planters from Jennifer Perkins:

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#Upcycled Can Planters and Vases

Easily upcycle those cans into rustic vases and classy planters with this step by step from Kreativ K:

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