Tag Archives: upcycle

Celebrate 15 Years with 15 Days of Savings!

Thanks to YOU… Impact Thrift has been around for 15 years! What better way to celebrate than with 15 Days of Savings! November 2 through November 18, 2016,  you’ll find a different sales promotion every day at all 5 of our stores! Join us on Tuesday, November 15 at our Norristown, PA location as we celebrate America […]

Donate = Recycle = Thrift

Celebrate America Recycles Day with us! Impact Thrift Stores will mark its 15th anniversary on America Recycles Day, November 15th, with collection drives, commendations, and of course, cake!  The highlight of the day comes at 10 a.m. when Sustainable Waste Solutions (SWS) of Souderton will make a presentation to Impact Thrift certifying the nonprofit organization as officially […]

Spring Clean + Earth Day = Donate + Recycle

When an equation balances… the results can be spectacular! Spring Clean + Earth Day = Donate + Recycle! Friday, April 22 is Earth Day but we like to think that EVERY day is Earth Day! Every merchandise donation you make to Impact Thrift, helps to keep those items out of land fills and puts most back in service! Every […]

A Sneak Peek

Recent news reports have stated that our Norristown store building will be demolished to make way for a more modern shopping center.  We are excited to announce that we will be moving to the building directly behind our current location in the same center! Our new Norristown Impact Thrift Store will be 40% larger than […]

Make & Take at the Philly Home & Garden Show

How cute is this! Succulents in tea cups! Charming and really easy to add a little vintage fun to your space. Make and Take this craft and a whole lot more at this year’s Philly Home and Garden Show  January 15 – 17, 2016 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks! Show goers can get their […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fraternal Twins: DIY Upcycle Ugly to Adorable!

A continuing series by guest blogger, Denisa Sabia of The Painted Home: cute, right? But, boy they were ugly babies…   I hardly ever sand. But these little suckers needed it. They were coated in a really junky black coat of paint on the top. And, voile! It’s a boy!    And a girl! Twinzies.   […]

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 […]