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Be My Valentine | DIY | UPcycle | REpurpose

Here’s our take on a fun and easy project… one of the most popular on Pinterest right now! If you can draw a dot… you can turn glassware, ceramic mugs or vases into a wonderful gift for your special someone! The best part is, with the right paint pens and an oven, your design can be permanent […]

DIY Inspiration: Turn Bath Towels into a Braided Rug

So, you love your bath towels… but they’re looking a little worn, a little shabby, ready to be replaced? But the color is perfect and you’d really rather not get rid of them… Here’s an idea to give them more life by turning them into a wonderfully thick and absorbent braided bathroom rug! It’s really […]

From Thrift Store Find to Fabulous!

Another in a continuing series by Denise Sabia of The Painted Home! This is how I found this piece. I knew right away I loved the lines of it. And the construction was great! I found this dresser with great lines and in perfect shape the first thing I did was wipe the entire piece […]

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 […]

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 […]

Silk Tie-Dye Easter Eggs

Is your family tradition to spend time together dying colorful Easter Eggs? If so, try this wonderfully easy and creative way to dye eggs and recycle at the same time. At Impact Thrift we love the idea of recycling/repurposing and present our version of this free tutorial.  As you see from the photo above, our […]

Baby… It’s Cold Outside! Part 2 – Warm Winter Mittens DIY

The debate continues… Which is more important in winter, to keep your hands warm or your head warm? Both of course! And what better way to keep your hands, your head and your heart warm, than by re-purposing and up-cycling old wool sweaters into new (to you), warm mittens and hats! This post tackles Warm Winter Mittens […]

Baby… It’s Cold Outside! Part 1 – A Warm Winter Hat DIY

Bbbbrrrr… Winter is here for sure! And what better way to keep your hands, your head and your heart warm, than by re-purposing and up-cycling old wool sweaters into new (to you), warm mittens and hats! Do you have an old favorite wool sweater that you don’t wear anymore? Perhaps it is too small, has some holes […]