project time: chicago skyline

Like most Chicagoans, I think this city has one of the most beautiful skylines in the world. I’ve always wanted a piece of art depicting its amazingness. I could purchase a print or a piece of painted art, but that would be way too easy and not nearly enough fun – […]

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diy nursery on a dime

On this flashback Friday I want to share my nursery which thanks to my thriftiness and love of DIY was decorated on a dime. The only thing I love more than wearing thrifted threads is decorating my house with thrifted items. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – […]

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talk derby to me

Back in college my best bitties and I celebrated what we called hat night. It was Britney’s hay day and the height of our obsession with her. In an homage to her style, we would parade ourselves to the bars wearing those page boy looking hats that she was so fond of.  We […]

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new year, new you

It is mother effing 2015. Can you believe it!? We are older, wiser, and have accumulated another years’ worth of memories, people to love (the tiny fat ones are my favorite), and STUFF.  We have all made our resolutions and should be almost a month in to eating healthier, pumping […]

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DIY manicures using household items…

Guest blogger, Londonite, & THS resident beauty expert Becki Maines is here with some much needed nail inspiration and direction…. A couple of years ago, the “accent” or “party” nail took the manicure world by storm.  If you are anything like me, you probably appreciated the fact that the time had […]

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clean the jewels

Early on in our thrifting career, we found a jewelry cleaning technique on Pinterest that works wonderfully on both real and costume jewlery. We tweaked it slightly over the past year and want to share the new and improved version below. This is the spa treatment that every single piece of THS […]

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