ThiriftDee is an adorable suburban housewife and blogger with the uncommon gift for thrift

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Sweater UpStyle Week Day 4

This  sweater UpStyle was a little tiny bit out of my league so I enlisted the help of a “stunt”-sew person.  My neighbor Carlyn was kind enough to make my vision of a Sweater Ipad cover a reality!  She made it look so easy.  If you have a sewing machine and know how to use […]

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Sweater Week Day 3

Mittens are so cozy and are so much cuter than plain old gloves.  Sure they only cost a few dollars to purchase, but isn’t it more fun to make a pair? Give yourself some extra room when you make the pattern.  That way you will have some space to sew.  (No, that is not very […]

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Sweater DIY Week Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of the ThriftDee Sweater Week! This is a simple way to keep your coffee cozy! Just cut off the cuffs of the same sweater and slide it over your Starbucks Reusable Cup.  Do you have one yet? I love mine!! You pay $1.00 for the washable cup and Starbucks give you […]

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Sweater Week Look One!

Welcome to Sweater Week here at ThriftDee! I took one $4.00 sweater and upstyled it for a week’s worth of posts!! Today is Number One the neck warmer. Some would call it a snood. Snood is a weird word. Snooood. Yuck. So I’m going with neck warmer. This is Katie the Intern modeling it for […]

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Welcome to Sweater Up-styling Week at ThriftDee

I took ONE Goodwill sweater and I’m going to upcyle it all week!! I paid $3.99 for this red cowl neck beauty and my plan was to see how many things I could do with it. Just wait to see all of the fun things I made! First of all you could wear it just […]

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Edison Lamp DIY

Every thrift shop has these “Anniversary Clocks”. Some are made from glass and some are plastic, but for some reason they are all gold. The clock has an older person, stuffy, quiet house, boring  feel to it.   So I say use the basic pieces to create something great! I love the industrial/vintage look so […]

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