DIY

DIY Upcycled Vase

In this month’s blog, we’re upcycling a glass vase! This simple DIY project can spruce up any space.

Design Your Own Monthly Calendar

Getting organized will help you accomplish the goals you have in mind for 2024! In this month’s blog, we’ll take it one month at a time with a DIY monthly calendar made from items purchased at VOA Thrift.  

DIY Cake Stand

Thanksgiving is nearly here! Are you ready for out-of-town guests and the big feast? At VOA Thrift, we’re stocked full of all the last-minute items you need for Turkey Day. Whether you need more serving trays for your side dishes, curtains for the spare bedroom, or one more throw pillow for the couch, we’ve got you covered. In this month’s blog, we’re sharing a quick and easy DIY project that will come in handy throughout the holiday season: A cake stand! Three Easy Steps: Step 1: Gather your items. Step 2: Paint your platter. (Skip this step if you don’t need to paint…

5 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween is fast approaching; do you have your costume ready? Maybe you do and it’s beautifully elaborate. But you just added another night of Halloween gatherings to the list and you’re in need of a last-minute costume. VOA Thrift can help! Check out our list of FIVE easy, last minute DIY Halloween costumes with VOA Thrift: Mrs. Doubtfire This is a comfy one! Grab a long, pleated skirt, cardigan sweater, and large glasses (bonus points if you can find or fashion an eye glass chain from a necklace). Roman in a Toga  You can always find fabric, curtains, sheets, and…

DIY Pet Costumes

It’s getting spooky out there! Halloween is just around the corner. As you prep for your Halloween festivities, don’t forget about costumes for your furry friends! Whether you’re searching for the perfect match to go along with your outfit or an individual costume, we’re stocked with fantastic options at great value. We’ll share some pro-tips to help you get started. Tip #1: Repurpose Kid Costumes Some say having pets is just like having kids. While the jury is still out on that one… kids and pets are often the same size! Explore the children’s Halloween costumes and get creative. Tip #2:…

DIY Group Halloween Costumes

There’s a crisp in the air again and that means Halloween is right around the corner! VOA Thrift is stocked with fall decorations, starter costumes, and all the good finds you need to enjoy Halloween without breaking the bank!

DIY Jewelry Display

We’re back this month with another do-it-yourself project that anyone can accomplish! Say goodbye to tangled necklaces in a drawer and say hello to a unique jewelry display organizer. This project has plenty of room to choose your own adventure… whether you’re feeling creative and crafty, or you just need something to get the job done, we’ve got you covered. Let’s dive in! Step 1: Gather your items. Step 2: Prepare your frame.  Remove the backing and glass from the frame. Clean off any dust to prep the outer frame if you plan to paint. Step 3: (Optional) This is…

Holiday DYI tree decorations

Last-Minute Thrifty Holiday Decorations

It’s the week of Christmas, are your holiday decorations sparkling in the windows? Everyone decorates for the holidays differently. Some have had the tree up since November, some have had wreaths on the door since October, and some love waiting until the last possible moment and decorating the week of Christmas when spirits are high.

Whether you’re scrambling to get all decorations up or looking for that last final touch to your winter wonderland, we’ve got you covered at VOA Thrift. Stop by this week to find decorations big and small, sparkly and classic, or over the top.

DIY Dog Bed

February is the month of love! Sharing affection this time of year doesn’t always have to refer to significant others… you can also show love to the four-legged friends in your life, too. That’s why this month, we’re sharing a how-to tutorial so you can make a bed for your furry friends using items you can find at VOA Thrift. They need love and snuggles too!

3-Step DIY Project

Summer is officially in full swing! It’s past time to break out the pool noodles and fire up the grill! In this month’s blog, we’re sharing a simple DIY project to help you welcome summertime. Our DIY chalkboard can be used to highlight your gathering’s menu items, pool rules, inspirational quotes, or even keep your grocery list for the week!

This project is also a great one to keep your little ones busy this summer. Whether they make the chalkboard themselves or you provide it to them as an “old school iPad” with fun chalk colors… it’s sure to be a hit.

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