Category DIY

#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 […]

Easy Splatter Silverware DIY for Halloween

If your kids are anything like mine, they start talking about Halloween months ahead of time. Mostly they talk about what costumes they are going to wear, but they also get really excited about the decorations. Of course, we have our favorite items that we bring out year after year, but we are always on […]

Turn T-Shirts Into Wall Art – Easy No Sew Decor

We found an easy and inexpensive way to decorate a bedroom, dorm room or even a man cave! If you have t-shirts from your favorite teams or groups, or if your kids have outgrown some of their favorite t-shirts, you can turn them into wall art and enjoy them every day. It’s easy and doesn’t […]