Category DIY

DIY Stool Makeover with Uniquely Taylor Made

Every time I need a new piece for my home, I make my way to my favorite local Goodwill of Orange County and search the furniture section. It’s my favorite place to find furniture at a great price! I was out looking for a dresser the other day when I saw this little old chippy […]

DIY: Summer Wanderlust Globe

I am VERY excited about this DIY because it’s something I have been wanting to do for SO long. I constantly have the biggest case of wanderlust and it seems to peak in the summer. I think it has something to do with the warm weather and the fact that so many people are traveling […]

#DIY: Upcycled Jean Jacket

As an avid thrift-store shopper and sustainable fashion blogger, upcycling is my jam. My favorite place to look for great pieces to DIY is the Goodwill of Orange County. I’ve been popping in these stores for years because they’re so affordable and I’ve always found the best finds inside. I truly believe that one of […]

Spring Tablescape from #OCGoodwill

It’s not very often that I go to Goodwill of Orange County and don’t find anything to bring home. This last trip was one for the books though as I found everything I needed to put together a nice setup for an early springtime brunch with friends! We love to entertain so we tend to collect […]

Spring into the New Season with Succulent Planting

We recently went to a friend’s engagement party and came home with quite a few succulents. No complaints here! Succulents are some of my favorite plants to keep around the house. They are very low maintenance and a great way to add some spring blooms to your house! I was super excited to get these planted, […]

Making Learning Fun with Help From Goodwill of Orange County

Goodwill of Orange County has become my new favorite place to find craft supplies for my classroom and for my son and I to use at home.  I love it because I can reuse and repurpose gently used items for a fraction of the cost. Here is a simple DIY activity that you can make […]

Candy Centerpiece for Valentine’s Day

I usually reserve holiday decorating in my home for Halloween or Christmas. But for Valentine’s Day, I can’t resist creating a fun centerpiece for the dining table. I really love when things have multiple purposes so a candy bar centerpiece is a really great idea! Candy comes in bright colors, is whimsical and goes really […]

DIY Busy Jars for Holiday Get Togethers

The holidays are in full swing! Whether you invite friends and family in to your home or visit them at their homes, spending time together is a huge part of the spirit of the holidays. But sometimes, as the adults sit and visit, the kids get bored and need a little something to keep them […]

Easy Thanksgiving Pumpkin Centerpiece DIY

Thanksgiving is such an awesome time of year. We get to spend lots of quality time with our families and share what we are thankful for. But with all the party hosting and family meals comes a ton of stress to decorate and provide each guest with a wonderful, memorable experience. I’m going to show […]

Take Your Best #OCGoodwill Halloween Selfie

Earlier this month, Goodwill of Orange County invited a group of local bloggers to a fun Halloween event at the OC Goodwill Boutique in Tustin. The hashtaggers and tweeters were challenged to a fun game of “Halloween Selfie Bingo” where they snapped selfies throughout the store with one-of-a-kind costumes and seasonal décor. The bloggers who […]