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Halloween Look Book: Going Retro

2018-10-04T16:20:16-06:00October 12th, 2018|DIY, Fashion, Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Halloween Look Book: The Spookiest Of Them All

2018-10-04T16:20:18-06:00September 21st, 2018|DIY, Featured, Halloween, Home and Style|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

How To Outfit Your Dorm Room Like A Pro

2018-08-12T17:54:39-06:00August 10th, 2018|DIY, Featured, Home and Style|

The new semester is coming closer and the shopping list for furnishing your new student digs is growing longer and longer. The biggest problem? Being a student means being on a tight budget! You can’t afford to blow your student loan outfitting your new apartment when you also have that long reading list to pay [...]

7 Awesome Cleaning Blogs to Maximize Your Spring Cleaning & Donations

2018-06-23T21:45:43-06:00May 29th, 2018|DIY, Events, Fashion, Get Involved, Home and Style|

Finally, it’s spring! Time to do your spring cleaning and reduce the clutter accumulated over the long winter. Now is the best time to donate your gently used clothing and household goods to your neighborhood Goodwill store. In the spirit of the deep cleaning most people try to do every spring, here are 7 of [...]

Childhood Classics Revisited at Goodwill

2018-03-22T11:43:53-06:00August 16th, 2017|DIY, Featured|

When nostalgia starts to sneak in, it can be hard to resist the pull. We all look for ways to relive our favorite moments from the good ol’ days, but often feel guilty when relics simply hang around and take up space. The great news is, you don’t have to hold back when you’re strolling [...]

DIY Fruit Stamped Décor / Fashion

2018-02-13T08:03:10-07:00July 25th, 2017|DIY, Featured, Home and Style|

 What you need: Shirt, tea cloth, curtains Any citrus fruit Paint brush Paint   Steps: Cut the fruit Paint each half with your color of choice Press the painted fruit onto your fabric Let dry Enjoy! When life gives you lemons you DIY!                         [...]

Summer Storm Solutions from Goodwill

2017-07-26T11:05:36-06:00July 25th, 2017|DIY, Featured, Home and Style|

I love the drama of a summer storm—the thrill of thunder and ever-exciting lightning add interest to dreary weather. But after a few rainy days in a row, it’s easy to feel like storms are cramping summer style. Don’t let cabin fever get the best of you! Here are four ideas for summer storm solutions… [...]

Upcycling a Metal Rolling Cart in Four Easy Steps

2018-03-23T15:50:04-06:00June 1st, 2017|DIY, Featured, Home and Style, News Category Archive|

This rusty cart has been a part of our home since we thrifted it three years ago, and it’s always been one of my favorites. I love the utility of having accessible, easily transportable storage, and my favorite things are the ones that, like this, come with stories (i.e., paint splotches, rust spots and water [...]

One-of-a-kind Costume Ideas

2018-10-04T16:20:19-06:00October 18th, 2016|DIY, Halloween, News Category Archive|

At Goodwill, you can find the pieces to make a one-of-a-kind costume. Whether you have a costume in mind or you have no idea what to be for Halloween, Goodwill has you covered. Browse the aisles of clothing and unleash your creativity with accessories from Goodwill to complete your unique look. Shopping at Goodwill is [...]

Find A Unique Halloween Costume At Goodwill

2018-10-04T16:20:18-06:00September 28th, 2016|DIY, Halloween, News Category Archive|

Each year, millions of people come to Goodwill to find the pieces they need to create an amazing Halloween costumes for less. Whether you are looking for the perfect white shirt to complete a pirate or vampire costume or a vintage ball gown to become a zombie princess or prom queen, Goodwill has the clothing, [...]