Warm Things: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

Warm Things: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

The Golden Chalice: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

What to do when you find a golden chalice (The Golden Chalice, maybe?) at a thrift store? Use it as a prop for your next Photoshop challenge! The cup I found definitely isn’t gold, but it sparked ideas. And the final image actually needs a lot more work. It isn’t exactly what I had in … Continue reading The Golden Chalice: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

Discovering Day & Dusk: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

A few days ago, I started experimenting with painting rocks that I found outside. It’s just a little color blocking with acrylic paint and painter’s tape, but I love the results. Though an incredibly simple concept, there’s a poem in the process somewhere – in Mother Nature being dipped in black. I don’t have the … Continue reading Discovering Day & Dusk: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

In Hiding: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

If you had to go into hiding for a while and could only bring five things with you, what would you bring? Assuming that my very basic necessities (food, water etc) were taken care of, there are a few things that I wouldn’t want to live without: 1). A 4mm crochet hook. 2). 10 pounds … Continue reading In Hiding: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

Crafting as a Form of Healing: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

Last week, I unexpectedly fell in love with making tassels. They’re so easy to make – all you need is yarn, a thick, rectangular piece of something to wrap the yarn around, an embroidery needle and scissors. They look so charming on so many things: pillows, keychains and, in my case, apartment walls. I went … Continue reading Crafting as a Form of Healing: This Week on Inside the Prop Closet

In-Store Upcycling: David Leon Morgan at the Goodwill Boutique

Did you miss this month's In-Store Upcycling Event? No fret - hopefully we'll have more coming to a Goodwill near you and, in the meantime, we have a full Facebook album and event recap video for you to enjoy!

DIY Success!: The Goodwill Boutique Upcycling Event

We had such a great time at last weekend's in-store DIY event! We're putting together a video and try-this-at-home tip sheet, but in the meantime, here are a few snapshots of the gorgeous, eco-friendly, style-celebrating fun: There were free tees on hand, both plain for decorating (donated by Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and … Continue reading DIY Success!: The Goodwill Boutique Upcycling Event