Spring is a time for second chances or fresh starts. Want to have a little fun with spring cleaning this year? Check out these five thrifty organization ideas to help tackle your messy house.
Spice up your office supplies and give an empty spice container a second chance by using it as a fun storage piece for your office needs!
Did you know lamp shades can double as baskets? Find a unique design at your local Goodwill and transform your playroom into an organized living space!
Glass jars can be used for storing almost anything. From craft supplies to snack foods, these handy jars can be found at almost any Goodwill anytime of the year! Have fun mixing up what their purpose is and find out just how multi-functional they are.
Another commonly found item in Goodwill stores are milk glasses. These glasses can serve as a unique, yet functional storage pieces for your jewelry items.
Gift bags are not an every day household item, however they are easily collected and can still be stored in an organized fashion. Use file folder organizers as your gift bag storage solution.
Did you know that globes could be turned into home decor centerpieces? Or used as a light fixture to add some fun to your living room? Next time you find a globe in one of our 60 stores, you may want to grab it before someone else does! Check out some of these DIY globe projects that can add a little creativity to your life.
An additional thrifting tip for our stores includes shopping the discount days. Every Tuesday is Senior Discount Day and we have Thank You Thursdays for service workers, including military personnel, firefighters, police officers and emergency medical services employees. Of course our Color of the Week rotation starts over every Sunday and is available to all shoppers.
Do you have any thrifting tips of your own? Share them in the comments section below! As always, happy hunting to all…
Back-to-school season is in full swing! Whether you’re decorating your desk, dorm or college apartment, do it for less with thrifty finds from your local Goodwill. These items were spotted at the Goodwill stores in West End and Decatur. Household items like cups and plates are always in stock. Storage shelves, stereo equipment, books, binders and desk organizers also regularly make it to our sales floor. Start your treasure hunt today! You never know what you will find…
Home to some of our most tenured employees, our Northeast Plaza store in Atlanta celebrated a grand re-opening on Thursday, April 14. Originally opened in April 2005, the store serves an average of 60 donors and 500 shoppers daily, and because it sees high foot traffic the store was due for a face-lift. As a part of the celebration there will be drawings at the store for Goodwill gift certificates all weekend long. Even with its new look the store will contain the same great treasures and great deals shoppers have enjoyed for the last 11 years. Here is a look at some of the items spotted at its grand re-opening:
Georgia’s pollen count is a great indicator that Spring is in the air! There’s no better time than the present to get started on some seasonal cleaning. Tackling an entire house can be overwhelming and unpleasant. Our spring cleaning tip is to clean room by room, breaking the project into more bite-size pieces.
Start with the room that feels most daunting to you so you can check it off your list early! And remember to add a “donate” pile next to trash and recycling as you work your way through each room in the house.