Category: Upcycling Ideas


Get the Most out of Home Decor at New 2 You!

At New 2 You, home decor is a huge part of our selection. Every day, donors drop off artwork, knick knacks, pillows and other home accessories in new or gently used condition. Wondering what items to look for on your…

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Thrifted Items You Should Buy Now

Thrift shopping is an art, not a science, which is why mastering a list of go-to items will help you discover fabulous finds each trip to New 2 You. Duct Tape and Denim helps every shopper cultivate this list in…

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Thrift Your Way to Summer Decor!

If recent summer-like weather has inspired you to change up your home decor, consider perusing New 2 You’s shelves for thrift store finds that won’t break the bank. We’re fully stocked for your new look, with artwork, furniture, kitchenware and…

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New 2 You Named One of ‘The Top 8 Thrift Stores in Michigan!’

Best Things in Michigan┬árecently featured a roundup of their top eight thrift stores in the state. About New 2 You, they wrote: “New 2 You Shoppe in Grand Rapids represents a massive array of thrift shopping possibilities under one roof…Couple…

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New to thrifting? No problem.

Thrifting can be a blast, especially if you know what you’re looking for. But for newbie thrifters, perusing the aisle of your local thrift shop can be a little overwhelming. Sara from Sunshine Whispers has some great tips for making…

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Trends live at New 2 You!

You probably already know that New 2 You is chock full of staples like tees, jeans and leggings, but our racks are also full of current, trendy items as well. In “10 Fashion Trends You Can Easily Thrift,” Society19 makes…

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Make Thrifting Even Easier with These Nifty Hacks

Thrift shopping at New 2 You is already your best bet for finding high quality clothing, shoes, decor and more at incredible prices, but discovering must-have can be an art form. On her blog Unexpectedly Domestic, author Rebecca outlines her…

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DIY Ideas: Flannel Hand Warmers

Don’t let the cold weather get you down! At New 2 You, we have everything you need to stay warm and cozy, like winter coats, hats and gloves. We also have flannel shirts, perfect for wearing, or for use as…

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Crafts & More: Your Destination for DIY

Have you visited our craft section? Our volunteers carefully sort and match donated fabric, pins, craft kits and more to prepare the section each day for DIY die hards. If you’re looking for an activity to keep the kids busy,…

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The Must-Buy Items at Your Local Thrift Store

If you’re a thrifting veteran, you probably know which items generally make the best finds at local thrift stores like New 2 You. But, if you’re new to hunting for bargains, this helpful blog post, “25 NIFTY ITEMS YOU ABSOLUTELY…

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