Category Archives: Re-Use Stuff

DIY Shelf Made With Recycled Wood and Hemp Rope

Hello Everyone! Happy Friday! Today I want to share a DIY shelf made with recycled wood and hemp rope. I’m planning to use this in my bathroom to store all the small samples of beauty products that I seem to … Continue reading

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Living Frugally

Originally posted on thrift shopper for peace:
When you think of a thrift lifestyle, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it shopping at a thrift shop, looking for great deals on things you need or things you…

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Tips and Tricks for Selling on Consignment

I’ve been busy recently down-sizing and trying to get rid of excess “stuff.” (Don’t we all have too much stuff anyway?)  I found a box in my closet filled with handbags– many of which I hadn’t carried in more than … Continue reading

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Discovery Shop: A unique resale experience in Point Loma

Need something flashy and swanky for the holidays? This place is awesome for just that! There’s plenty of sparkly jackets and spiffy dresses. I had a great time this weekend at Point Loma’s American Cancer Society Resale Shop. Located at … Continue reading

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DIY: Two Button Statement Earrings

IT’S STATEMENT EARRING TIME!!!! No seriously… it’s time! The holiday’s are around the corner and it’s time to start updating our jewelry collections with a few gorgeous sparklers for the season. Using the same technique as my DIY button ring…

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Pawn Shops! Economic Barometer?

Hello Everyone! Earlier this week I had the pleasure of going on a “pawn shop” trip in San Diego’s North Park area.  It just so happens I had a birthday earlier this week too– so I was in search of … Continue reading

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Under-consumption is More In-Style Than Ever!

Frugality is all about having choices, right?  With millions of people looking for ways to save money in tough times, a growing number of people have turned to resale shops and thrift stores to find their clothes, furniture and household goods.  Statistically … Continue reading

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Upcycling. Reuse and Recycle

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My tagline says “reuse, refresh, rethink, repeat.” Upcycling, I believe, is a great example of reusing, refreshing and rethinking. Today’s Vancouver Sun has an article titled “Upcycling hits the home show”, all about…

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Thrift Trader. Everything $5.99 or 4/$20

Once again, I found myself rummaging thru stacks and racks of stuff at the Thrift Trader in Ocean Beach. This all happened the same afternoon sipping my Vanilla Latte. You can’t go wrong at this place with things priced 4/$20.  They have … Continue reading

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My Secret Thrifting Tips

Ever wonder why every time you go thrifting, you end up with a big pile of novelty items and some mom jeans? Check out my secret tips on finding your next major thrifting score. 1. Context:   It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the … Continue reading

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