Thrift Store Shopping 101


Lesson Info


So I always stop by the dishes section because if you have a party or if you want to have a party this is the perfect place to stop not only for a party but for anything that you need for your kitchen and I'm going to show you what I find when I go so look for copper molds the's are great you can hang them you can use them you can collect them but they're really great and you can usually find a good selection here these air also copper bowls the's air really nice super heavy so I would look at those on dh again orphan bowls I love thes I love doing things with these are using him for storage they're really fun coffee mugs mean how cute is that that's really cute usually you can find a set but if you can't find one that you like alone coffee mug and take it off the shelf take it home I also love glass where I love to get glasses here I break a lot of glasses I have teenagers they break a lot of glasses and so these air usually really cheap so you break one you buy another one so I alway...

s check this section I have just a basic glass pattern that I just sort of look for when I come and I always just grab anything they have I just grab him and bring him home so the other thing. I looked for our dishes, and usually you'll find sets of dishes taped together like this. But I love to take dishes with cool patterns on them and use ceramic paint, too. Make them new again. I have a project in my book that shows you a really simple way, sort of modernized fees and turn him into something really cool and fun to use.

Class Description

For lots of folks, thrift stores are treasure troves, teeming with opportunities just waiting to be uncovered. For others, thrift stores are chaotic collections of junk that are best overlooked in favor of more organized outposts. For members of the latter camp, Blair Stocker has a transformative approach to thrifting that’ll completely upend the experience of being overwhelmed by secondhand shops.

In Thrift Store Shopping 101, Blair will teach you a systematic approach to scoring at the thrift store. Blair is personally and professionally committed to the art of upcycling and, over the years, has developed a tried and true approach finding salvageable goods in unlikely places. In this class, she’ll teach you how approach thrift store shopping so you stay organized, get great deals, and walk away with pieces you can add to your craft closet. You’ll get insider tips on the best days to shop and which departments carry the most sought after items.

Thrift Store Shopping 101 will transform the way you think about buying secondhand and help you navigate the Goodwill like a serious expert.


Carol Willyn Maple

I loved that the class gave me actionable ideas that I can use when I visit thrift stores. I shop for yarn and fabric for thrift stores, but had not thought of using clothes outside of their intended purposes.