Tag Archives: holiday inspiration

Thrift… Hybrid!

hy·brid  ˈhīˌbrid/ adjective :  an offspring of two animals or plants of different races, breeds, varieties, species, or genera 2 :  a person whose background is a blend of two diverse cultures or traditions 3 a :  something heterogeneous in origin or composition :  composite <hybrids of complementary DNA and RNA strands> <a hybrid of medieval […]

Scenes from a Thrift Crawl…

A Thrift WHAT??! Search “Crawl Events” and you’ll find a gazillion Pub Crawls as well as a Tapas (small plate) Crawl,  a Lit (poetry reading) Crawl, a Gallery Crawl, a Tech Crawl… and even a Zombie Crawl! So why not a Thrift Crawl!   On Saturday, October 24, Impact Thrift hosted our first ever Thrift Crawl… so […]

Deliverance Evangelistic Temple… Committed to Serving the Community

Nestled in the Heart of Norristown, is a Church Committed to Serving the Community. It wasn’t long after I stepped inside the welcoming doors of Deliverance Evangelistic Temple, that I realized the churches’ strong sense of responsibility to reach out to the world outside their walls. Deliverance Temple, under the servant leadership of Bishop Sandra […]

You inspire us!

Enter one of our stores and take a moment to look around. Think about it. Everything you see is a donation. Amazing… Awe inspiring… Unbelievable. Someone drives up to our back door, empties their car with the help of our staff, smiles and offers a kind word.  About half of you accept a non-profit donation […]

A (minor) Holiday Dilemma Solved!

Do you have a fall baking tradition? A favorite recipe for a cake or cookies? Something that everyone looks forward to? In our family, it is Grandma’s Apple Cake… layers of fresh apples, firm cake and warm cinnamon… yum! My mother now carries on the tradition of baking a Grandma’s Apple Cake for every occasion […]

Mother Nature’s Work of Art: The Butterfly

**No butterflies were harmed in the creation of this project!** Any Summer evening sit quietly on your porch, your deck or in your back yard and watch the beauty of nature unfold around you. One of the most beautiful creatures fluttering by is the magnificent butterfly.  Small or large, their wings are individual bits of […]

Celebrate the Red, White and Blue!

Whether you’re having a small family BBQ or a big neighborhood bash, we’ve got some great 4th of July party and decorating ideas for your festive celebration. For a pretty table-scape, shop your own cabinets and closets first. Pull anything red, white or blue, large or small. Do you have an small blue bowl or […]

Impact Thrift Chosen Non-Profit of the Year!

Impact Thrift Stores is honored to announce that we have been chosen as the 2012 Non-Profit of the Year by the PennSuburban Chamber of Commerce!  One non-profit member has been recognized each year since 1998 by the chamber, formerly known as the North Penn Chamber of Commerce, serving the Montgomery County business community since 1913.  The […]

Create a Whimsically Elegant Holiday Table

Are you hosting a Christmas party this year? Make an elegant holiday statement with mix and match table decor! Start with a wonderful clear glass vase and some Christmas tree ornaments as a centerpiece.  Add some greenery and a variety of dinner plates that might not match as a set but blend nicely (Yes! you can do […]

A Sustainable Christmas Inspired by the Life and Legacy of Pearl S. Buck

I’m a city girl through and through. Therefore, the first time that I visited the historical Pearl S. Buck House in Perkasie PA, and stepped my 3 inch patent leather pumps onto the 68-acre estate, complete with an 1825 stone farm house surrounded by beautiful gardens, greenhouses, and a renovated barn, I was bowled over […]