Category Archives: DIY

upcycle, repurpose, reuse, recycle

The Crafty Camper… a Mobile DIY Workshop!

You’re invited Join Denise Sabia of The Painted Home as she demonstrates and helps you create all the fun things you’ve been pinning on Pinterest. Denise will be at the Feasterville Impact with her Crafty Camper, a mobile DIY workshop packaged neatly in a 1972 Shasta Camper. Denise and her caravan of crafts will be […]

Montgomeryville Impact Thrift hosts 2nd Annual SpringFest featuring DIY Workshop

When: Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 11 am to 3 pm Where: Impact Thrift Stores Montgomeryville location at 979 Bethlehem Pike, Rt. 309, Montgomeryville What:  2nd annual SpringFest event! SpringFest is free, family-friendly event that will feature children’s attractions, all day giveaways, a DIY workshop and live music! The DIY Workshop, “From Inspiration to Creation”, will run from […]

Last Minute DIY Gift Idea for Mom!

Mother’s Day always sneaks up on us (me!)… here’s a last minute DIY gift idea that you can create in no time with no “artistic skills!” Mom will love it! Pick mom’s favorite colors and go… just don’t use up all of her nail polish in the process! You will need: Nail polish in Mom’s […]

DIY or Buy by Guest Blogger Denise Sabia of The Painted Home

This is the first post in an occasional series by guest blogger, Denise Sabia of The Painted Home. I recently filmed a segment for Good Day Philadelphia with Jenn Frederick about do you “DIY or Buy?” Well, I don’t have to tell you what I do. click the image below to watch the segment.   […]

Be Prepared… The Famous Girl Scout Motto put to the test!

Collection Drive Scheduled? Check. Flyers distributed? Check. Donations packed? Check. Munchkins from Dunkin Donuts purchased for breakfast? Check. Even with their i’s dotted and their t’s crossed,  Girl Scout Troops #2270, #21339 and #2508 from Chalfont woke up on Saturday, March 29th to find that their collection drive would be, well, a bit damp.   Not […]

Think Summer – Surfs Up DIY

It’s not every day we can go surfing, but we can dream! Come summer this repurposed single-bed surfboard/headboard won’t be hotdogging in the waves.  It will become a bodacious bench for the back patio. After purchasing this find in the bedding department at Impact Thrift’s Feasterville store, Joan Marie worked with her husband Ron, and […]

Ruined? Maybe… Upcycle? Yes!

Oh my goodness… This sweater is ruined! Has this ever happened to you? One day, you wear your favorite, go-to sweater to work. You look polished and professional. Unfortunately, someone cleaned the conference room table with a bleach cleaner right before you sit down for meeting and a line of bleach ruins your fabulous navy […]

A Quick and Easy Upcycle Piano Bench Makeover

Take a look at this piano bench. Sturdy… yes! Pretty… no … not so much… Do you have a spot in your home that is crying for a bench? a table? a small space or wall that could use a little update or pizzazz? Sometimes you have to think outside the box to fill that […]

It’s Not Rocket Science!

~ By Tamika Miller You’re ready to have a collection drive…now what? What do you do first? Who do you contact? What types of donations do we accept? Wait a minute…slow down…take a deep breath. Planning a collection drive is not as hard as you think. It’s not rocket science! (Although rocket science is not […]