Still time to stock up on winter trends

Flannel There is nothing cozier on a chilly day than a soft flannel shirt. Finding a flannel at Goodwill is even more of a bonus because it has been previously loved and worn so they are extra soft! You could find one in classic colors such as red and black or shake things up with […]


Fashionista: Stock up on colors that flatter

I did a little investigating on what I already knew! The colors that flatter every woman are turquoise to bright blue, bright pink and coral to red. I’ve never met a woman who doesn’t look great in these colors. They not only flatter, they make you look younger. I’m starting with this beige and bright […]


Fashionista: Get black to basics

OK, fashionistas, let me tell you about black to basics. Every woman should have these basic black pieces in their closet: a little black dress or a clean lined dress, skirt, leggings and jeans. But don’t stop there; be sure to have black shoes, pumps, boots and purses. Look for simple clean lines in your […]


DIY furniture makeover tips for the novice

Today we are using the advice of two Goodwill program leaders and seasoned do-it-yourselfers to help you become a seasoned do-it-yourselfer, too, or at least a more confident one. Kalli Pethan, Vocational Support Services vocational coordinator, has been refinishing furniture for about five years and has done dressers, tables, chairs and frames. She also made […]


Goodwill It Yourself with these DIY projects

Cold winter months call for extra inspiration, and you’ll find it here with our Goodwill It Yourself projects that will put a little early spring in your step. FLORAL TABLE RUNNER Materials: Vintage-looking used sheets (from Goodwill) Batting or interfacing Thread Cost: Sheets ($17.94, Goodwill), interfacing ($9.99 from craft store) and thread (from own supplies) […]


How do I love thee? With craft night, tea party, wine dinner

This Valentine’s Day, be sure to remember the women in your life and share the love with your besties. While a romantic dinner is perfect for you and your significant other, the special chicas in your life deserve some attention, too. Why not create a fun night you all can enjoy together? We’ve got three […]

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Calling all crafters! Enter to win our Goodwill It Yourself! contest

Goodwill is your place for do-it-yourself project inspiration and supplies. Whether it’s creating a one-of-a-kind look, customizing furniture or upcycling décor, Goodwill has everything you need to spark your crafty side. When it comes to do it yourself, Goodwill It Yourself! We’re celebrating that can-do spirit with our Goodwill It Yourself! contest. Have a DIY […]


Secrets to shopping the Goodwill Outlet Store

The Goodwill Outlet Store often is referred to as a treasure hunter’s paradise. One trip there and you’ll understand why. There’s a lot to see and go through, but there are real deals to be had. Chances are you’ll walk out with something you hadn’t been shopping for in the first place. The bargains are […]


Fashionista: Glass jar has so many opportunities

Fashionistas while you are out hunting for clothing, hop, skip and jump on over to the housewares department. I found a glass jar for $1.99 and had so many ideas on what I could do with it. With New Year’s resolutions to get organized fresh on everyone’s mind, these jars will do double duty. Here’s […]


Thrift tips: 5 steps to becoming a pro

Does expanding your wardrobe with brand-name labels you love at a fraction of the cost sound too good to be true? We are here to tell you that it’s not, with these tips from secondhand shop professionals. It’s possible to create a closet you crave at a cost you can live with. Here’s how to […]

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