Oil Paintings & Picture Frames


Thrift Store Shopping 101


Lesson Info

Oil Paintings & Picture Frames

So let's, talk about the frames and picture section so this is a fun section always check it when I met the thrift store one thing that I love to collect our original oil paintings, but I find if they have a nice colors or if they're kind of quirky, sometimes I will look through and if I find something like this, I love the colors, so what I might do is take this home if I want to play with it if I want to add jewelry to the surface of it if I want tio paint over it it's some kind of fun I've often drilled holes into this and actually embroidered words over it so there's a lot of things you can do with these do love toe look at original oil paintings that's one thing lf court here's another one, I would definitely consider taking this one home because you could do a lot of fun things with these theater thing I look for in this section are interesting frames um I never buy frames full price anymore always come to thrift stores to find them, and this is an example of one that I would rea...

lly like it's got nice texture on it, you can spray paint this, you can add embellishments to it, you can have fun with it and if you don't like the way it ends up it there's. Not a lot of money down the drain. So have fun with ease. And one thing I like to do is to find frames of different sizes. So I might pick this one. And then I might pick a couple of other ones, like a small one, and then, like a medium sized wind, and I sometimes will spray paint these all the same color and then use painter's tape and mark out a stripe that I paint along all of them. So you've got totally different looking frames, all the same color, and they're unified with adjustable scraping.

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.