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One-of-a-Kind Back-to-School Finds

August 30, 2021

Contributed by: Erin Rochon of Erin Rochon Design, Salvation Army Thrift Store Creative Expert

With summer winding down, it’s time to start getting ready to head back to school. Whether you are heading to a new apartment, dorm room or need to create a workspace in your home, thrifting is an inexpensive way to furnish and decorate your space. Here are some great finds from my local Salvation Army Thrift Store to inspire you!

Bikes >

Ride to class in style with a thrifted cruiser!

Thrifted vintage bike cruiser
Thrifted coffee mug with quote: Better latte than never

< Coffee Mug

Need a quick pick-me-up the next morning after a late-night study session? Get the day started off right with the perfect coffee mug.

Office Chair >

This black faux leather office chair is on-trend and will keep you extra comfortable while working on your assignments.

Thrifted office chair
Thrifted horses artwork

< Artwork

Make a statement by bringing in large scale artwork into your space.

Décor >

You don’t have to be an art major to add this wooden mannequin to your décor. Place it on your desk or bookshelf for a bit of whimsy.

Thrifted art figurine
Thrifted funky dishware

< Dishware

Thrifting for dishware is a great way to find colourful and one-of-a-kind dishes.

Furniture >

Thrift stores always have a great selection of furniture. If it needs an update, you can easily paint it in a fun colour with one of the many furniture paint brands on the market.

There are so many great finds to help you get ready for school. Head to your local Salvation Army Thrift Store to see what you can find. Happy thrifting!