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Amazing Goodwill Guest Blogs

Amazing Goodwill Guest Blogs
AmazingGoodwill.com is happy to share the unique viewpoints, talents and creations of those who support our mission and love to shop our stores! If you have an idea, project or something you'd like to share with us for a possible guest post, please email it to social@goodwillsew.com.


Posted by Goodwill Guest Blogger on Feb 10, 2020 3:17:01 PM

Thrifting Like a Pro: How to Find Great Deals on Clothes You’ll Love

Hi! I’m Amanda Press. I’m a lifelong thrift shopper, one-time costume designer and current upcycler and reseller. Throughout this year I’ll help you build a chic, sustainable wardrobe on a budget! We’ll talk about how to find your style, how to find high-quality pieces second-hand, and how to build a wardrobe that works for you! My goal is to make sure you can quickly get out the door feeling cute and confident, all while saving money and saving the planet. Here are 15 tips to get you started on your recycled wardrobe journey!

Posted by Jessica Schoner on Feb 5, 2020 9:31:16 AM

Amazing Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

All you need is love!

Like we always say, you don’t have to spend a lot to give a lot. In fact, some of the best gifts are those that barely cost anything at all, and show how well you know the person receiving the gift. At Goodwill, we make it especially easy to find that special person a gift they’re sure to love. We have something for every personality!

Check out some of our favorite gift ideas below, then head to your local Goodwill to pick your’s up!


Posted by Sara Nelson on Nov 21, 2019 2:42:09 PM

Thanksgiving Is Right Around the Corner!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! I have always loved Thanksgiving (and this time of year, in general) because it means spending time with the people you love and eating SO MUCH good food, which just so happen to be my two favorite hobbies.

Posted by Emma Schneider, Goodwill Guest Blogger on Nov 19, 2019 10:19:56 AM

"Table for Two:" Amazing Dinner Setting for Under $25 from Goodwill

Hello! My name is Emma and I am a 23-year old nurse-by-night and creative-by-day. I love to thrift, decorate, craft and create. From my wardrobe to my living room, I am always using my creative energy to express myself. My apartment is one of my favorite projects.

Posted by Goodwill Guest Blogger on Jun 21, 2018 4:17:23 PM

Q & A with Crystal L. - Goodwill's 2018 Ultimate Upcycling Contest Winner

1. What was behind your inspiration for the portable make-up vanity?

I've always wanted one. Since I was a little girl. I've become more and more interested in makeup, and applying it, to the point that I've joined groups on Facebook and watch tutorials. These women, all of them have one, and they're gorgeous, but my room just doesn't have the space. Plus they're expensive. So when I saw the chest, it was like bingo, here's my vanity!

Posted by Goodwill Guest Blogger on May 8, 2018 3:29:33 PM

Boho Elegant Themed Wedding Using Upcycled Items from Goodwill!

By Teri Peterson

What is the date and theme for your wedding and how did you come up with inspiration for it?

The date of the wedding is May 19, 2018.

The inspiration for a “Boho Elegant” themed wedding began with my desire to express myself as an artist, the love of hunting for exceptional items, and the challenge to host a smashingly beautiful wedding on a budget.
Posted by Laura Fox on Apr 24, 2018 2:45:23 PM

Update Your Wardrobe for Spring with Goodwill

Attention Goodwill shoppers: The Fashionable Fox here. If you haven't started updating your spring wardrobe, now is the time!

I love it when the seasons change because the racks at my local Goodwill get a change up as well. And when the spring arrives, it's sundresses galore! Sandals for days! Goodbye sweaters and hellooo blouses!

Posted by Gazelle Arga - Goodwill Marketing Coordinator on Apr 23, 2018 2:40:44 PM

Declutter Your Home and Donate with Purpose to Goodwill

By Gazelle Arga, Marketing Coordinator for Goodwill

It's starting to feel like spring! And, you know what that means—that's right, it’s time to start spring cleaning!

Over the last couple of years, the minimalist home decor trend has taken over. Gone are the days of cluttered bookshelves and overstuffed cabinets.

Posted by Laura Fox on Apr 26, 2017 1:02:29 PM

An Easy Look for Spring

By Laura Fox,  The Fashionable Fox

I'm currently unwinding from a very busy week, Goodwill shoppers. You feel me?

Although I’ve been busy, The Fashionable Fox is back and I’m feeling inspired by the craziness to bring you something simple that I think you'll love!

Posted by Goodwill Guest Blogger on Feb 2, 2017 3:48:52 PM

Goodwill Shoe Haul


By Laura Fox, The Fashionable Fox

HOLY MOLY! The Fashionable Fox hit the ultimate jackpot this month at my local Goodwill.

It was just like any other day... I was strolling the aisles when I came across a basket FULL of brand new shoes from Target! Is this real life?!

As with anything at a thrift/resale store, you pray to the shopping gods that it's your size, and lucky for me, the bulk of these shoes were in my 8-9 shoe size range. WAHOO!