Category: Thrift Stores

One Room Challenge: Progress is Progress

Feeling sick today… So, here’s just a small peek at the bench that I’m working for our master bedroom. It’s not done yet, but here you go. I bought the bench 30 thousand years ago at a thrift… Read More

One Room Challenge: Thrifting Is Fun

We’re making over our master bedroom for the One Room Challenge link-up party and this is week three. If this is your first time here, check out week one and week two. Nick’s parents are here (you know… Read More

Our sad cabinet needs a paint job…

A long while ago, we bought this cabinet from a Goodwill store. This cabinet makes me feel so very full of regret. We bought it in 2011 and it was sad and lonely in our garage until just… Read More

Finding A Place For Our Thrifted Retro Sofa

We went to a Salvation Army store hoping to find a pusher for our then 9-month old baby girl and left the store with a new/old retro sofa! Who would have predicted that would happen? Not us. We… Read More

Okay, our garage is really full right now…

…but it’s filled with goodness! Over the past two weeks, we’ve had some great luck with Craig’s List and thrift stores. We also finally hit up Habitat for Humanity’s Restore (the one in Austin is the original one,… Read More

Happy birthday to me!

As with previous birthdays, my 29th birthday started with me drowsy and fuzzy-minded in the morning. Nick woke me up at 5 am, thrust a laptop under my wrinkled bed-face, and commanded me to check my email. I… Read More

The Bedroom Nightstand Saga Comes to an End… Almost.

I can’t believe that our struggle to find nightstands for our master bedroom took almost a year! In May 2010, we almost got nightstands off Craig’s List but backed out when we found that they weren’t solid wood…. Read More

Thrift Stores = Craig’s List without the emails, phone calls, and awkward small talk

While I’m still stuck in my garage priming my wood, I thought I’d take a break and tell you how much I love thrift stores. I am a convert. I still love Craig’s List because I can “shop”… Read More