The Uniform My style has gone through a few evolutions in the past, but none as drastic as this year’s change. Maybe it was because I took a leap of faith in January, leaving a full-time job to start life as a freelance entrepreneur. Maybe it was because I was going to the gym regularly, … Continue reading Style Evolutions: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet
3 Smart Ways to Use a Picture Frame (Besides for Pictures!) One of the things I always look for when I’m thrift shopping is picture frames. These little beauties are great for displaying my cherished moments, yes, but I love them for more than that. In trying to DIY our home by renovating thrift store finds, … Continue reading Multi-Functional Thrift Store Finds
Handmade Deliverance Four years ago, I lived in an extremely drafty apartment. In winter, the floor would feel like ice. I saw my own breath on multiple occasions, and wore a snowsuit inside more than once. Yes, it got that cold. My brother and I put plastic over all the windows, and we … Continue reading The Slow Building of Things: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet
@PlanetBrandee: Get SEQUIN SPECTACULAR! So last time we learned how to mix and match like a pattern master! And this week, we’re going to have fun with those post-July 4th sparkles we ALL LIVE FOR! Sequins!!! 'Tis the season, and we don’t mean ho ho ho! It’s shining under festival lights, or sporting daytime sequins has you … Continue reading Summer Sequin Spectacular! with @PlanetBrandee
Names I like my name. My parents named me after David in the Bible. Me and biblical David have a lot of things in common: We’re both poetic, musically inclined and are brave enough to try and tackle problems (and people) that are twice our size. I prefer David over Dave, though my … Continue reading Naming Our Sorrow: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet
4 Fantastic Ways to Rehab an Old Dresser Old dressers seem to be a staple of the thrifting world, probably because of how many shapes and sizes there are available. If you’re all set with your clothes storage, though, don’t discount that dresser you’ve found at Goodwill, as there may be a way to repurpose it … Continue reading Don’t Throw Out the Old; Rehab It!
Heady Books My favorite section in any thrift store is the books section. There’s just something about the smell of old book pages. It’s such a comforting smell! I especially love when there are handwritten notes in the margins. It’s as if I’m getting a glimpse into someone’s inner thoughts. It feels sacred. I do … Continue reading The Charm of Old Books: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet