Jan 26, 2010

New threads and Contest Announcement!

Oh the crafty goodness that thrifting brings! This photo does not do the colors justice but I just had to share my latest, and best thrift store find.

Neon Threads!

All the threads you see here for only 2.49! at the old VV (Value Village)
I just can't wait to use these threads to embellish some of my work!

Now to get down to business.
I really would love to receive some feedback from my readers so I decided it's time for a
I personally LOVE to shop at thrift stores and receiving people's "hand-me-downs".
When I was young I used to think that people who shopped at thrift stores had to be poor and desperate people and was ashamed that that's often where my parent's took me to shop.
As I've grown, I've learned how great thrift stores actually are.
Thrift shops and second hand stores usually donate profits to local charity's or not-for-profit organizations and offer a chance for you to support your local community and keep a TON of unwanted goods from spending the rest of eternity in a landfill.
Not only that, but nowadays second hand stores and thrift stores are filled to the brim with real designer labels and clothing that has almost never been worn.

You never know what treasures you'll find when you are thrifting and that's exactly what this contest is about!

Contest Details:

Post a comment with your best, latest thrift store find and
February 14th, 2010 at 12pm I will randomly select the best comment.

The person with the best thrift store find will win a brand new limited edition

BonesInspired T-shirt!

All right, if this won't get you posting I'm not sure what will...contest countdown starts....NOW!
Happy thrifting everyone!

P.S Over the next week I will most likely be changing the look of my blog again so don't panic if it looks different or you can't recognize it.
I want the blog to look the best it can :)