Blog Posts - Thrift Shopping



Thrift Shopping Pays Off

It seems to be more of a pattern now than anything; the weekdays drag by until the weekend hits and my husband and I waste…...
by The Blissful Mrs. on May 3, 2016

Crazy Ways to Save Money

Saving money can be difficult and boring, however, there are plenty of ways you can make the dull task of saving more fun (or at least a bit more interesting). You don’t have to really change your lifestyle or make huge cuts in your budget to save...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 18, 2016

Hobby Lobby and HomeGoods Clearance Aisle Finds

I love to shop the clearance aisles of Hobby Lobby and HomeGoods.  There is usually a fabulous treasure or two that I just can't live without.  Yesterday when I went to pick up my order from Penny's (yes my new spread for the master bedroom...
by A Stroll Thru Life on Jun 6, 2015

3 Ways to Look Great on a Budget

Did you know that you can look great without breaking the bank? Sure, it’s nice to have a wardrobe that’s full of haut couture, but your wallet may not always agree with you. Here are three ways you can still look great on a budget… Store L...
by DAVIDVENTER.NET on Sep 2, 2014

Gypsy Vibes

Hey Loves! I believe I am truly a gypsy or at least I sometimes dress like one. Nowadays- this flowy bohemian look is on trend. I feel the most comfortable in something that is loose fitting, to tell you the truth. When I came across this Free P...
by The Fashion Beauty Junkie on May 31, 2014

Outer Layers Only

Hey Loves, If you live in the North-East area then you have been experiencing horrible winter weather like me. You know, the snow, rain and sometimes just straight ice falling from the sky. I am so over it and since I can't physically beat up Mo...
by The Fashion Beauty Junkie on Feb 19, 2014

Thrifty Finds Of The Week

This week I have found some great thrifty finds in charity shops and also at a local jumble sale. First off I found these gorgeous picture frames at a charity shop in Exeter, £3 each...    I brought them with the intention of putting...
by Cold Tea & Smelly Nappies! on Mar 18, 2013

Yes, I Do

Yes, I do love thrifting that is! Well in all honesty, I love all shopping but I love finding vintage and pre-loved items and giving them another chance to shine. I had packed up three bags of clothing, shoes and handbags to take to the op shop so af...
by As Time Goes, Buy on Feb 5, 2013

Thrift Shopping!

On Friday I mentioned that our weekend was going to consist of a little thrift shopping - and then I became privy to the Macklemore Thrift Shopping song and posted it on my Facebook Page. Then I finally sat down with my iPad and was going through my...
by The Freckled Redhead on Jan 31, 2013

Can You Dare This Pair of Pumps?

Can you dare the height of the heels of these pumps? This is my youngest sister’s shoes that she bought for only two hundred pesos at one thrift store in the city. I can’t believe she uses this shoes to go to school. She pairs is with her...
by Whims and Craze on Dec 20, 2012

Weekend Shopping

For those of you who follow me on Instagram you probably saw all my great finds this past Saturday.  It will truly a great day of deals!First stop was HomeGoods where I scored a replacement for poor old Horace (my horse head).  He made an u...
by Amanda Carol Interiors on Oct 9, 2012

International Frugal Fun Day – Thrift Shopping

Okay, I get that there are a lot of people who would not think of thrift shopping when thinking of International Frugal Fun Day…but I do! After all have a look at the definition of frugal: frugal [ˈfruːgəl]adj 1. practising economy; living w...
by As Time Goes, Buy on Oct 5, 2012

Vintage Wrap Dress – Not Quite DVF

I am a massive fan of the wrap dress. It’s flattering to so many figures but as a woman with curves a good one is gold. I’m lucky enough to have a few of them, several are vintage wrap dresses. Unfortunately, none of them are DVF. I nearl...
by As Time Goes, Buy on Sep 26, 2012

Vintage Chanel?

There is so much I want to tell you to set up this photo shoot. Most important is that this is my vintage Chanel inspired look. Which means, the look is inspired by Chanel and the skirt, top and jacket are all vintage or op/thrift shop purchases. Nex...
by As Time Goes, Buy on Sep 25, 2012

Vintage Shopping Tips and Tricks...

Today I have a very close friend of mine guest posting. This is a gem of a post. Vintage/thrift shopping in general can be easy, but also a little difficult to figure out at first. My gal Heather has got it down to a T. Not only does she have impecca...
by A Girl In Transit on Sep 5, 2012

Thrifting (or how I have decorating A.D.D.)

So last week I shared with you my inspiration board for my dining room.  And then I went thrifting.... and found these....Four dining chairs:Two nice big mirrors:And a pair of these lamps with nice gold bases.And then I starting thinki...
by Amanda Carol Interiors on Jul 25, 2012

Louis Vuitton – Karma Has Good Taste

This is how I know Karma has good taste. As promised today I am sharing with you the last item I found while thrift/op shopping. This Louis Vuitton Insolite wallet! So, I’m standing at the counter of the Fashion Sisters favourite thrift/op shop...
by As Time Goes, Buy on Jul 23, 2012

Nifty Thrifty...

So not only have I had the bug to go thrifting due to some lovely blogs out there who seem to do it a lot, but with a whole new home to decorate I've wanted to do it without hurting the pocket book. Particularly with things to put on my wall. I'm sti...
by A Girl In Transit on Mar 12, 2012

A Peek at Louis

 Conversation from the other night.....He: “Why are those strings (cool looking French farmhouse twine) still on the old suitcase handles?”She: “Because I haven’t taken them off yet.”He: “Oh… (long pause) …...but they have bee...
by The Vintage Nest on Feb 22, 2012

50% Off Everything at All Savers Locations on Monday 2/20

  In honor of President’s Day, on Monday, February 20, all Savers thrift stores will offer 50 percent off. With more than 100,000 items on the sales floor at any given time, and 5,000 new items added daily, Savers is a mecca for shoppers seeki...
by Fantabulously Frugal on Feb 18, 2012


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