hostess with the mostess

On this #WomanCrushWednesday we want to recognize our dear friend and loyal THS customer, Kara Modica. For the last 7 years she’s hosted one hell of a party aptly named Bloodies, Bitches, and Brunch. As promised, there’s a very well stocked bar, a mix of rad ladies from her many walks of […]

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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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cute new accessory…

I did it. I survived another winter in Chicago. It’s now officially time to crawl out of hibernation and shed my puffy coat, wool sweater and gloves to reveal my pasty, translucent skin. Just like a Disney cartoon, I’m emerging from my cozy den with a little one in tow. Yes – I created […]

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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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