Create a Unique Costume at Goodwill®

Looking for a unique and affordable Halloween costume? Visit Goodwill locations in Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties! You’ll find everything you need to create an awesome, one-of-a-kind look. Here are some easy costumes you can create with items from your local Goodwill. Find the store nearest you by visiting www.goodwillakron.org.   Witch: Grab a black dress and black …

No-sew Envelope Pillow Cover

I wanted to decorate for fall without really decorating for fall. Ya know, no pumpkins, no acorns, no leaves. Something fall inspired, but not quite so in-your-face fall. I came acorss this no-sewenvelope pillow cover tutorial by LiveLoveDIY and it had me at no-sew! The colors in our family room are neutral with pops of bright colors like yellow and …

Halloween Costume Ideas: Devil Wears Prada

Whether you’re looking for a pre-made costume or hoping to piece one together using second-hand clothes, Goodwill is the place for all of your Halloween needs. Second-hand and vintage clothes make excellent Halloween costumes because the creative possibilities are endless! Vintage clothes are true to the time period so your costume will look more authentic and nobody will have the …

Finding Nari’s Thrifted Style with Dina

    Nari is not a thrifter. Thrift shopping has left her feeling overwhelmed in the past to where she truly believed she could never find what she was looking for. When she asked me to help her thrift shop for back-to-school clothing, I was elated! Since she’s going back to school, I kept in mind the back-to-school campus tips …

Be Thrifty & Frugile with Shopgoodwill.com

It’s always a good feeling to get a great buy and save money. From electronics to clothing to everyday supplies, you can find  bargains, items to repurpose or that one of kind treasure that you’ve been looking for on shopgoodwill.com. Following are recent items up for sale:   Apple iHome iH6 w/ Accessories (17670606)   Red, Red Wine Vintage Dress …

Finding Sarah’s Thrifted Style with Dina

  Meet Sarah, she’s a teacher, blogger (thegurugoddess.com), and occasional thrifter. We got together for a thrift style session at the Goodwill in Kent to inspire Sarah to get back to thrifting and to check a few items off her thrift wish list. A few things I kept in mind while shopping for Sarah: she feels confident in a pretty …

Timeless Styles You Will Always Find

In the spirit of National Thrift Shopping Day and the thrifting class I will be teaching with Katie (somethingtobefound.com) on August 16 at the Goodwill in Brunswick, I am sharing one of the secrets we teach at our workshops: four timeless styles you will always find at the thrift store. One of the best things about thrift shopping is the …

DIY Fabric Hoops

I’ve shared this fabric hoop tutorial before, but wanted to share it again because we’ll be making these at the DIY craft workshop this Saturday at the Brunswick Goodwill! Space is limited so register today!   Supplies needed: 1 – Embroidery hoops 2 – Fabric from Goodwill (could be anything… shirt, skirt, bed sheet, etc.) 3 – Scissors 4 – …

Finding Tiffani’s Thrifted Style with Dina

  I hit the racks at Goodwill Akron on Waterloo Road to help shopper, Tiffani find items to match her style within her $45 budget. Based on my conversations with Tiffani, I knew she wanted a mix of bright and bold casual pieces, mostly shirts, in addition to professional attire she can wear to her new internship this fall.   …

Shopping Online for Back-to-school Supplies

Can you believe that back-to-school supplies are already in the stores? Get a head start on your back to school shopping now and make it easy, shop online. ShopGoodwill.com has a number of school supply finds, especially for the high school or college student. From small electronic gadgets to clothing, or those specialized items geared towards specific majors, discover all …