Thrift Store Blog

 The countdown to Halloween officially begins and withit the anticipation on what unique costume to wear this year. Luckily, a quick stop into a Salvation Army Thrift Store has costume finds and ideas at a price too great to leave behind. Whether your costume is inspired by a classic character from 'The Wizard of Oz' like above, or you... more

Contributed by: Tijana of A Plentiful Life and Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert.

Costume Party Zone Front Door Takeover!  I am so excited to... more

Contributed by Denise of Thrifty by Design and Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert.

Here’s an easy peasy DIY that adds a bit of funk to a thrift store find. Be warned this project can be very addictive! It’s super cost effective, fun and makes worn... more

 

Contributed by Anna Lee, Youtuber and Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert.

I was one happy thrifter since I made my way to Salvation Army Thrift Store in Brampton. It was my first time visiting the Chrysler Drive location and man was I impressed! I saw... more

Contributed by Denise of Thrifty by Design and Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert

What to do with that awesome wool sweater from the Thrift Store that’s gently used or has been accidentally felted? There are tons of fun DIYs for repurposing an... more

Contributed by Tijana of A Plentiful Life and Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert

On Halloween I think it is very easy to go overboard!  Who’s with me?  Here’s how it always happens, you end up with multiple parties to attend, then there’s dressing up... more

Contributed by: Style Hunter Fox, Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert

The things that look weird or confusing on the hanger are the most magical piece that need to be tried on! This sheer but lined derssing gown looked like something my grandmother would have... more

 

Contributed by Anna Lee, Youtuber and Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert.

I had the perfect opportunity to dress up for Toronto Women’s Fashion Week. And since this was my first time attending I wanted to stand out by wearing my 70’s inspired jacket that I picked up from Salvation... more

Do you know the Salvation Army Thrift Store has a Costume Party Zone!  It’s as fun as it sounds and you can find everything there from décor to costumes!  I didn’t even know where to start!  Since all the items are donated they are not all the same.  Fear not, it’s easy to make... more

Contributed by: Denise of Thrifty by Design and Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert

Here's how to make a spooky trick or treat bag for October 31st out of a Thrift Store find. It’s a low cost, low time investment and high impact... more

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