Tag Archives: recycle

Plant a Giving Tree

The Giving Tree started with a simple wish… “I wanted my children to know that not every child lives in the same reality and not every adult has a support system at their fingertips.” says The Giving Tree Founder, Bridget Leary. With that wish, The Giving Tree was planted. The Giving Tree, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization […]

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 […]

Shining a Spotlight:The Baby Bureau

Unfortunately, many non-profits, that do incredible work in our communities go unnoticed…they never make it onto our radar screen because their amazing efforts are un-publicized. Well, Impact Thrift is shining a spotlight on a local citizen and grass-root organization in the Ambler community, with tremendous passion, commitment, and dedication to help babies in need….The Baby Bureau. We’ve invited The […]

Celebrate Fall Impact Thrift-Style!

Summer has yielded to the golden days of Fall… the cool, crisp nights, the rich color spectrum of rust, burnt orange, chocolate brown and forest green foliage, the tumbling array of leaves,  corn mazes and hay rides, pumpkin patches, cool Halloween costumes and spooky haunted houses… It’s time to celebrate the autumn season! Impact Thrift […]

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 […]

Shape Up… and Ship Out the Clutter at The Ambler Area YMCA!

The Ambler Area YMCA and Impact Thrift Stores are teaming up to help you get your world in shape. The entire month of August 2013, YMCA members are encouraged to de-clutter their homes and drop off donations of gently-used clothing, shoes, books and small electronics in the lobby of the 1325 McKean Road Y location. […]

The “Lyrical” Lorax Lands at Impact Thrift Stores

(in the Spirit of Dr. Seuss) Mothers and daughters, and fathers and sons, it’s Dr. Seuss time! Come join the fun! Who is The Lorax, and why is he here? He has a story to tell, to all those who care. He speaks for the trees; which he loves and adores and supports what we […]

ECOfest Home Show… Where Home Decor Meets Sustainability

Put the Theories of  Earth Day into Practice EVERY Day! On Saturday, April 27, 2013, join us at Impact Thrift Stores Feasterville for ECOfest Home Show, a day filled with valuable information, interactive (free!) workshops, and easy ideas you can implement in your home today. Workshops: Where Home Decor Meets Sustainability! From Noon to 5:30 pm, enjoy 4 […]

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 […]