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.
With the sounds of holiday music playing all around and malls full of shoppers searching for something special, it’s evident the holidays have arrived. This time of year is often a joyous time, but can also take a toll on your wallet. The National Retail Federation estimates the average American spends over $900 on holiday gifts and goodies. Get the most out of this holiday season by making Goodwill of North Georgia your holiday resource.
Holiday style on a budget. Whether you are decorating your house to get in the holiday spirit or hunting for the perfect tacky Christmas sweater, Goodwill has you covered. Check out Goodwill of North Georgia’s Holidays & Occasions Pinterest board to spark your creativity for everything from decorations to DIY gift ideas!
Found at one of our Goodwill of North Georgia stores, these holiday snowmen could fill any room with Christmas cheer.
Clean out clutter and donate as a family. The holiday season is a season of giving and companionship. Not only will cleaning out your house save room for any new holiday gifts, but it also supports your local community. What better way to make a difference than to donate with your loved ones in support of our mission to put people to work? Check out our Cutting the Clutter Pinterest board for tips on how to clear the clutter before the holiday season. Don’t dump the old stuff, donate it at a Goodwill near you!
Donating as a family can be a fun way to give back to the community, together.
One stop shop. Goodwill’s wide selection of books, housewares, clothes, furniture, toys and more can suit the needs of even the pickiest recipient. Check out this blog by Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin for unique gift ideas using Goodwill finds. Not only can Goodwill serve as your one stop place to shop, but the money you spend also helps fund job training and career development programs for community members in need. You’re giving to more than just the ones on your list.
Candles make the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Try making your own this year to add a unique touch. Image via Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin.
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…