It’s summer! School’s out, the sun’s out, and everyone wants to go out… to the ball game. It is prime sports season and whether it’s your own freewill or not, you will most likely find yourself watching a game. Let us help you decide what to wear!
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
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
@PlanetBrandee: Fun Prints go Viral! So last week we learned how to freestyle our hot summer days! And this week, we’re going to have fun with SO: Who can show us THE best ways to combine, rework and upgrade our fabulously thrifted Goodwill gear? As always, we turn the hottest faces on YT for … Continue reading Rock a Fun, Fearless Print with @PlanetBrandee
Light Rays I consider myself a creative risk taker, one who’s always curious about learning and experiencing new things. But like anyone, it’s easy for me to fall into comfortable habits, including within my creative inclinations. For instance, I love playing around in Photoshop, but there are challenging components of the software that … Continue reading Taking Creative Risks: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet
@PlanetBrandee Hello Summertime Fashion Freestyle! So last week we learned how to pack for summer vacations like a boss, and this week we’re going to line up our top hot-hot-heaters outfits straight from the best of YT! So grab those breezy cover ups, denim overalls and flips, because it’s 90 degrees and we’re ready … Continue reading Fashionable Freestylin’ with @PlanetBrandee
A Path Forward The recent tragedy in Orlando has affected me in so many ways. I’ve spent large parts of the days after the news in mourning, with the feeling of a heavy weight pressing down on my core. It’s difficult to think about the many layers the tragedy contained, and I seem … Continue reading An Ode to Love: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet