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Mix and Match Fashion…for $28.00!

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Can you believe that on a recent trip to my local Albuquerque, New Mexico Thrift Town that I walked out the door with all that you see here for only $28.00? These are great brands too! The jackets L-R are: Loft…Talbot’s…600 West (this Read More →

Spooky Chic

I found a cute dress at Thrift Town for $5.99! I thought it could use some fringe under the arms, so I added to it! These steps also work for long-sleeved shirts. Spooky Chic   Step 1: Gather bleach, a spray bottle, and Read More →

Keeping Your Options Open

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On October 13th Thrift Town had their big 50% off all clothing sale, so my girlfriend and I headed there to see what treasures we could find! Let me just share with you off the bat, the best find of the day…   Read More →

Spooky Skeletal Leggings

Every girl needs a good pair of black leggings! I found a cute pair on my last Thrift Town adventure, and thought that they could use a spooky touch for Halloween! Spooky Skeletal Leggings Step 1: Draw chalk outlines of the human skeleton Read More →

Fall is in the Air!

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Fall is in the air here in New Mexico and I love it! So I decided to make a quick trip into town to check out what my local Thrift Town had to offer to help ward off the cooler temperatures. I was Read More →

Fall Floral

Now that fall is officially here, I thought that a cute floral skirt would be the perfect way to start the autumnal equinox! This handmade skirt was only $3.99 at Thrift Town! It looked best  when worn with a plain top and some jewelry to Read More →

Out-of-This-World Tees!

  I found two unique tees on my last trip to Thrift Town in Fremont, Ca. and immediately knew what I wanted to use them for! Handkerchief Hemline Tee Step 1:  Fold the shirt in half and draw a diagonal line (in chalk) Read More →

It’s All in the Details!

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Today’s post is all about the details. It’s the little things that mean a lot…a zipper here…a rhinestone there, that can turn an ordinary item of clothing into something extraordinary, or at least cuter. On one of my many trips to Thrift Town, Read More →

Versatile Ways to Wear a Tapestry

I bought this cute tapestry/sarong at Thrift Town for $9.99 and quickly realized all of the ways that it could be worn. The first way is to simply fold it in half lengthwise twice and wear it as a scarf. The second way was Read More →

Back to School…with Addie and Donna!

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Here in New Mexico we are already back in school. I know, right! Most of you don’t go back until after Labor Day. Lucky!! I decided to enlist the help of one of my students from last year…Addie and her wonderful mom Donna. Read More →