Last Week in Thrift - March 6, 2017

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In this Last Week in Thrift we join with Hello Giggles in calling all shopaholics to a new way to shop. Also 17 reasons to drop everything and buy thrift shop dishes and more DIY treasures from around the web.

Calling all shopaholics: 5 serious reasons to thrift more and shop less

Feb 28, 2017 | Hello Giggles

Ultimately, I decided to stop buying from any major retailer or fast-fashion company for at least the next three months. (And I also recognize my privilege in the fact that for many people, this isn’t a choice.) Instead, I would be relying on thrifted and second-hand items to quench any trend-thirst I might have.

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17 Reasons to Drop Everything and Buy Cheap Thrift Store Dishes

Mar 6, 2017 | HomeTalk

Turn a box of unwanted teacups into a lamp that will impress everyone.

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Thrift or antiques, resale is in

Mar 3, 2017 | Beatrice Daily Sun

What’s old is new again, and it can usually be had for a steal. And with an array of different themes and selection, you’re bound to find something you like.

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Awesome Thrift Store find!

Feb 28, 2017 | Bass Resource

Mint condition, buttery smooth, I honestly dont think it has even been spooled! Preserved just for me.

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DIY: Turn a thrift store find into something new

Mar 5, 2017 | 9News

Step One: Assess your needs.

Take me for example. My laundry room is in DESPERATE need of help. Especially my lonely sock collection. With two toddlers laundry quickly piles up, and matching socks do not stay in the same load. So I end up a plastic bag full unmatched, lonely socks. I’ll be the first to tell you that this is not a good solution. I need a better way to display these guys.

My need: a better way to display lonely socks.

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Thrift Making a Difference

Your purchase is a gift to the world. Here's how shopping at MCC Thrift Shops makes a difference through programs offered by MCC.

Girls access to education

Feb 28, 2017 - MCC

Girls face quite a few barriers to education in Bangladesh including, sexual harassment on their way to and from school. In recent times, the alarming number of suicides committed by young girls shook the nation. This brought the safety and security of girls attending school into question.

 

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