Saturday, September 18, 2010

The Beginning

I've made a commitment.

I live in a country of extreme materialsm. I can have anything I want for a price. It's shiny, its new, its made in bulk.
 To defy the odds, I've decided to buy used.

Used tells a story. Pre-owned means someone else loved it first. Thrifting means saving money for more important things. Putting love into improving an otherwise unloved item gives a sense of pride and success that will never be experienced from swiping a plastic card. Ugly can be beautiful, a throwaway can be a gem, it just takes time and energy, like most good things in the world.

I extend my hand to you to join me on my journey to living a secondhand life.
Find joy as I share my love for making things beautiful.





2 comments:

  1. Ok. What blog number is this? Like 10? We'll see how long this lasts you...ha.

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  2. Thanks for the vote of confidence Jenni! I'll have you know this is only blog number 2 and I actually have something to say this time instead of just rambling about my life. Ha.

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