Hi, I’m Jen. And I’m a Thriftaholic.
After discovering the awesomeness that is the Goodwill in my new ‘hood, I find myself wandering over there 1-2x/week. This is an addiction I have no desire of curing, however. I abide by a few rules in my prowling:
– Will it serve a function in our home?
– Is it reasonably priced? (Sometimes they price things almost the same as, if not more than, retail).
– Will it add clutter or will it bring joy?
I believe I’ll be posting more and more about my finds. I’m realizing that I am a staunch believer in thrifting. I feel it encourages creativity and responsibility by reducing waste and requiring some thought about how to use something in a new way.
Case in point: my new Moroccan-inspired side table.
I found this gorgeous brass tray from Turkey for $6.99, and immediately thought: wouldn’t this make a great table top?