Pom-Pom Shoes

Let’s make some Style ladies! I think I may have dreams or being a fashion designer because I always seem to find a way to look at a piece of clothing and say – “ this is cool but what if we cut it, distressed it, tied it, bedazzled it!!” This leads to me either wanting a craft hour, or …

Midsummer Evening Outfits for Less

Aah…warm midsummer nights. Fruity vacation cocktails, sunsets along the beach, pool parties, graduation parties, outdoor concerts and weddings — just a few events we celebrate during the summer season. All these anticipated events have a commonality — they require that one special outfit to help us stand out from a crowd! Whether it be a flowy floral printed sundress, animal …

#12MonthsofThrifting Kids Edition: Backpack

This month’s 12 Months of Thrifting prompt is to thrift a backpack for the upcoming school year. I took my niece and nephew with me to Goodwill Akron to shop for backpacks that we can fill for a couple of families in need of school supplies this fall. I always find backpacks at Goodwill, but knowing how important backpacks are …

Old Tire into Storage Ottoman

Hi All! For this month’s project I’m going to show you how to turn a tire into a storage ottoman. I made this with several different items that I had purchased at Goodwill and knew that I would use one day. You know, those bargains that you buy because they are too cheap to pass up but at that moment …

4 Of Summer’s Best Looks For Way Less

Summer contains some of the longest days of the year. During summertime, the pools are open later and children get to play outdoors longer — catching fireflies and riding their bikes and adults get to hang out with friends and neighbors talking about vacations or upcoming home project plans. Whatever the first day of summer brings, there’s no question it …

In efforts to slow my roll. A mediation tray.

You certainly know how much I admire style and fashion. My admiration runs deep and it’s more than just clothes, makeup, and hair to me. It’s an open reflection of who you are – and I love that. However, I’m switching direction by setting style aside and focusing on the Self; the inner self – which is ultimately reflected on …

DIY: Bottle Vase

Hi everyone, Abby here (Eleanor’s Boots)! I hope you’re enjoying the start of summer! I know it’s one of my favorite times of the year. With the weather warming up, it seems like there is always something to celebrate. Whether you are celebrating dads, grads, babies or new beginnings, summertime is the best time to entertain. Something I find that …

Goodbye Boots, Hello Swimsuits!

It is pretty safe to say that by the time we enter the month of June in Ohio, we can say “goodbye boots, hello swimsuits!” Many of us who don’t have the luxury of having endless closet space, need to shift items out of closets and into storage. When our closets are packed with items that are only worn part …

#12MonthsOfThriftingChallenge Kids Edition: Schools Out! Their Pick

This month’s prompt for the 12 Months of Thrifting challenge is a little different than usual. With school wrapping up for the year and kids and parents preparing for summer break, we thought it would be a good time to allow the older kids to go on a little adventure at Goodwill and select their own item(s) for the challenge. …

Antique Record Player Cabinet Upcycle

Hi All, While in search of pieces to use for the flea market flip event I participated in, I came across this old record cabinet. Someone had already started converting it into a wine cabinet (Yeah!) which I thought was a great idea. And an extra bonus was they left the bottle holder in it so I didn’t even have …