Thrifting Tips Part Two: My Top Ten Thrift Store Shopping Tips

Thrifting Tips Part Two: My Top Ten Thrift Store Shopping Tips

I hope you all are having a wonderful week. I am certainly enjoying the longer days and the scent of magnolia in the air. There’s something about Spring that makes me want to refresh everything. From my desk at work to my home decor and especially my wardrobe. The good news is, I can do that without breaking the bank by shopping at my local thrift stores and consignment shops. And, as you know from my first post in this series, buying used clothing is better for our planet for so many reasons!

I have been an avid thrifter for nearly a decade now. I’m all about the thrill of the hunt and I love finding unique pieces (classic enneagram 4). Most of my favorite pieces in my wardrobe came from a thrift store. Here are a few of those favorites.

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Thrifting Tips Part One: The Best Places To Thrift Online

Thrifting Tips Part One: The Best Places To Thrift Online

Person: “Oh my gosh, I love that dress.”
Me: “Thanks, I got it secondhand”
- A conversation I have had many times.

If you know me or follow me on Instagram, you’ve heard me go on and on about my passion for thrift stores. I get all kinds of things from the thrift store from my wardrobe to my home decor, but to start this series, I want to talk about clothing.

“But I can just go to the mall and get a NEW shirt for $8”
Sure. But there’s a lot more to the story than you getting a good deal on that shirt.

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dollar store craft: easy diy framed butterfly art

dollar store craft: easy diy framed butterfly art

One thing that has always helped me feel better through any thing is CRAFTS. It is always nice to have a creative outlet and feel like I’ve accomplished something when I am feeling down. But, when I am bogged down in anxiety, it’s hard to do anything super complex and detailed. Thus, this dollar store craft was born! It is crazy easy and will only cost you $2 in supplies!

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