Tag Archives: thrift shopping

Moving right along…

July 5, 2016 Update…   And for anyone who’s interested… here is a view of the loading dock area behind the store: *************************************************************************** June 27 Update… Check out the progress in our new Norristown Impact Thrift Store space… the cement floor has been polished, elevators are going being installed and we’re getting more and more […]

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 […]

Create a (temporary) New Family Member!

Days are getting chilly and the leaves are starting to change color… Fall is in the air! Nothing says Fall like a friendly scarecrow welcoming your guests… or scaring away crows! This is a great family-friendly project or project for a fall birthday party, scout troop or youth group. At Impact Thrift, we’ve created a kit […]

FallFest 2014

Fall: A reason to celebrate! Does the end of summer have you feeling down?  So your tan has faded and barbeques are dwindling but there are certain things we LOVE about the FALL. Hoodies and comfy knit sweaters are your new norm. Pumpkin Spice everything are back. Football has started (and our beloved Eagles are 3-0). […]

Back to School “Selfie” Shopping

There are always some kids who show up the first week of school “dressed to the 9’s”. These kids (and their parents) study the trends and shop the boutiques. They don’t seem to mind spending a small fortune on the most up-to-date, back to school looks. Other, dare we say… smarter kids, wait a bit […]

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 […]

B I N G O is BACK!

It’s BIGGER.  It’s BETTER. So BE sure to RSVP B4 the event! It wouldn’t be summer at Impact Thrift without our favorite pastime, Bingo!  Please join us for some fun, laughs and, hey, a little healthy competition never hurt anyone. Here’s the inside scoop… Each store will host Bingo for 1 month to be played […]

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 […]

January: 5 Weeks of Opportunity

There are 5 weeks in January 2013… 5 weeks of cold, sometimes snowy weather… 5 weeks of being stuck indoors with nothing to do… We like to think of January as… 5 weeks of Opportunity! 5 weeks to tackle 5 projects! A makeover of mind and matter. Week 1… Give yourself a break! So you didn’t accomplish […]

By the Chimney with Care…

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care In hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there” Clement C. Moore   Christmas stockings may hang from your mantle, along your stair rail  or even under you windows… but where did this tradition of gift-filled stockings originate? Tradition tells a story, originating in the early […]