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The recent January thaw allowed us to breathe new life into this long Upstate NY winter. We got much needed fresh air, a peek at the bare ground and a second wind to help us endure. Speaking of breathing new life into something … I upcycled an object I...

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Greetings lovers of all things thrifted! I would like to share several holiday gift ideas to help you stay on budget this holiday season. Throughout my thrifting travels, I search for like-new holiday “vehicles” in which to transport gifts with a festive vibe. After finding items in original packaging...

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I have found all types of necklace inspiration at Thrifty Shopper. From belt buckles and earrings to broken magnets – anything can be made into a necklace! Last time, I talked about repurposing single earrings into one-of-a-kind rings. Now I want to talk about necklaces (and potential necklaces) I...

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Deb Fernando demonstrates how to add some glamour to plain shoes by creating a layer of glitter on the outside of the shoes. This vlog was produced by Deborah Fernando, the Director of Children’s Ministry at her church, as well as a full-time mom and wife who frequents Thrifty...

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There’s nothing more beautiful than an old, solid wood table. No matter how worn or dated, the exquisite grain, superior craftsmanship and sturdy material make them an ultimately satisfying upcycle project that can add a unique focal point to your room. Here is a step by step guide to...

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This project will demonstrate how to give new life to your old T-shirt by making it into a trendy scarf. Click the video to learn more. This vlog was created by Deborah Fernando, a part-time pharmacy tech, full-time mom and wife who frequents Thrifty Shopper for comfy yet fashionable...

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The Friday after Thanksgiving officially launches the holiday shopping season – Black Friday. It is also a time when people begin decorating their homes for the Christmas season. As you are pulling out boxes of ornaments, tinsel and trinkets, consider checking out some of these ideas to incorporate into...

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