Friday, July 08, 2011

You're Invited to a Thrifting Party - July 9th!

Ready to meet some bloggers and do some thrift store shopping in an area near you or simply spend the day in your own hometown joining in the fun?  The very talented and creative Mr. Goodwill Hunting himself has organized an amazing event and you're invited! 
Venture out Saturday, July 9th on your own, with friends or meet up at a big city location near you.  See HERE for the list!

In all THRIFTY STATES and from every walk of life people will gather together and meet up at a local thrift store to thrift and just have some plain ole fancy fun on July 9, 2011.  A day devoted to celebrating budget friendly thrift store finds for all of us addicted to finding thrifty treasures for DIY, decorating, home improvement and fashion. 


I have my t-shirt (not required) and I'll be joining the fun!  
rainboots, yes. storms today. i love flipflops, wedges and sandals but hate wet toes on rainy days!

More details at www.ilovethrifting.com about all of the locations to meet up with others who share the love of thrifting or participate via Twitter hashtag #ilovethrifting to find others in your community who may want to meet up and shop or even make is a special day to thrift for just you and your family and friends!  Meet others who share a passion for thrifty treasures.  

The creative mastermind behind the huge "I love Thrifting" party, Rashon Carraway aka Mr. GoodWill HuntingIf you're not familiar with his blog, then you MUST check it out. Be prepared to be inspired.


GUESS WHERE I'LL BE TOMORROW?

I'm so excited to be organizing a Pittsburgh (north) event. If you're local to western PA, love a bargain, like to shop and would like to join me & Bri on Saturday, July 9th, let us know and we'll look for ya! The thrifting celebration begins at the North Hills GoodWill or meet us at any stops along the way. Look for us in our "I <3 Thrifting" t-shirts and introduce yourself...if you ever wanted to meet local DIY and thrifty bloggers, now is your chance!  Tentative schedule posted below (subject to change based on suggestions).


Pittsburgh (North) I Love Thrifting Party


Date:  Saturday, July 9th


Tentative Schedule:


10:00 a.m. - GoodWill

North Hills Store


7221 Mcknight Rd, Pittsburgh



11:30 p.m. - GoodWill

Wexford Store


10293 Perry Hwy, Wexford



1:00 p.m. Lunch at Cranberry Township Community Park (pack a lunch or hit the drive-thru).
Community Park Ernie Mashuda Drive Cranberry Township, PA 16066 (or if you're local to Cranberry Twp. and have a suggestion - let us know)


2:30 p.m. - GoodWill

Cranberry Store


20668 Perry Highway, Cranberry


4:00 p.m. - St. Vincent de Paul
Greater Butler Mart, Butler


***Email Roeshel @ thediyshowoff.blogspot.com for a map and directions!


RSVP to thediyshowoff@gmail.com if you're interested in meeting up with me in the north Pgh area. You don't have to be a blogger to shop. If you know of a favorite spot along the way, we can make some changes to the schedule...let's talk!  I hope you can join us.  If you blog, you'll have something to share for the DIY Project Parade the following day! I LOVE being inspired by your thrifty finds and enjoying your projects!

6 comments:

Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch said...

Looks like fun. Don't think I'll make it to PA, but I'll check the Texas info. Thanks!!

Blue Velvet Chair said...

Well...if ANYONE around the Gothenburg, Sweden area is going to be doing this...I'm in! I might just go by myself 'in the spirit of' - and we can consider Sweden the 'thrifty-first' state!
Michael

Gloria Fox @ Potentially Beautiful said...

Glad you area joining in! I'm hosting in my own town of Roanoke, VA! Should be a blast!

Kristin said...

...wishing I lived in Pittsburg!!! This sounds like so much fun...any So Cal (OC) ladies out there???

Mary said...

LOVE this! I live in Butler and will be sure to stop by St. Vincent de Paul I've gotten so many good finds from that store. Look forward to meeting you!

* The Design Confidential said...

you are so adorable in your shirt! maybe i need to do an impromptu sacramento charter! or join you folks by twitter! have so much fun!

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