Who is Shop with Pippa …

Who is “Shop with Pippa” … My Girls!!!

I was recently asked exactly WHO is “Shop with Pippa”?

Good question … it has definitely been a collaborative family effort!  

My name is Pippa and I do the shopping, thus “Shop with Pippa”.

My gorgeous girls do the modeling (and occasionally Max).

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Memoe / Grandma does the altering and clothing makeovers!

Memoe helping with altering, mending, re-creating, painting, anything and everything!

Memoe helping with altering, mending, re-creating, painting, anything and everything!

Bonka / Grandma does thrift store and garage sale shopping for all of us … she finds the most Amazing deals for $1.

Victoria (wearing a thrifted sweater vest) and Bonka

Victoria (wearing a thrifted sweater vest) and Bonka

Aunt Brenda also helps with shopping, she comes across fantastic deals at her thrift shops in North Carolina.

Aunt Ruth helps with marketing and her opinion 🙂

Aunt Jan is our biggest cheerleader.

My husband is the Best!!!!

My Husband and me!

My Husband and me!

 

and Last but CERTAINLY NOT the Least …. Kimber, my web designer from www.Purple-Dragonfly.com.  None of this would be possible without her help, support and friendship!

 

Custom Logo and Websites and Amazing Prices!!!

Custom Logo and Websites and Amazing Prices!!!

Thrift Shop Copycat Style of www.PinkPeonies.com Feminine Details Outfit

Thrift Shop Copycat Style of www.PinkPeonies.com Feminine Details Outfit

The first blog that I check everyday is www.PinkPeonies.com, Rachel is definitely one of favorite fashion bloggers!  When I saw this “feminine details” outfit I knew it was my “recipe for my next thrift store adventure!  

Here is our thrifted version of her outfit ….    (original posted HERE)

Thrift Shop Copy of Pink Peonies "Feminine Detail Outfit"

Thrift Shop Copy of Pink Peonies “Feminine Detail Outfit”

 

Preppy Thrifted Style $28.96 TOTAL (sweater, blouse, shorts & shoes!)

 

 

 

Thrift Tommy Hilfiger Seer-Sucker Shorts (lined) only $5.99!

 

 

Thrifted BRAND NEW Navy Patent Leather / Leather Soled Shoes only $9.99 … CUTE!!!

 

Thrift for Name Brand Clothes at a Fraction of the Original Price

 

  • Hot Pink Ann Taylor Summer Cardigan Sweater: Thrifted, $5.99
  • White Cotton GAP Blouse: Thrifted, $6.99
  • Tommy Hilfiger Striped Seer-Sucker Lined Shorts: Thrifted, $5.99
  • Navy Patent Leather Shoes / Leather Sole: Thrifted, $9.99

TOTAL: $ 28.96

Remember while thrifting, it is always better to go for a higher end name brand item. Here is an approximate list of what we would have paid retail for these same things ….. (click on the links to see the item in stores NOW!)

ESTIMATED TOTAL RETAIL PRICE ……………………… $206.94

We SAVED approximately $177.98

Stunning Handmade Crochet Sweater found at Houston Goodwill Thrift Store Shop

Stunning Handmade Crochet Sweater found at Houston Goodwill Thrift Store Shop

 

Handmade Crochet Sweater!

Handmade Crochet Sweater!

This gorgeous handmade sweater was certainly a find of the month!  (I have seen similar on ebay for up to $200)Made of khaki colored yarn with the tiniest hint of sparkle and one of the softest wool yarns I have ever felt!This complete outfit (crochet sweater, white DKNY skinny jeans & leather belt) was purchased for a total of only $16.97!

  • Striped Top (Houston Goodwill) ……………. $6.99
  • DKNY Skinny Jeans (Houston Goodwill) …….. $6.99
  • Leather Belt (Conroe Assistance League) ………… $2.99

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TOTAL …………………………………………………………………. $16.97

 

White Skinny Jeans match almost everything!

White Skinny Jeans match almost everything!

 

Handmade Crochet Sweater found at a Thrift Shop

Handmade Crochet Sweater found at a Thrift Shop

 

This sweater is perfect for colder days, you get the warmth of the wool yet the open weave gives it a lighter look and feel.

This sweater is perfect for colder days, you get the warmth of the wool yet the open weave gives it a lighter look and feel.

 

 

 

 

DIY … Paint old Thrift Store Suitcase …. AMAZING!

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We found this hard back suitcase at the Conroe Assistance League for $3.99

I had seen a personalized suitcase at our last cheer event (for $100!) so I decided to do our own!

I primed the suitcase, sprayed it with NEON paint and then personalized it!

Personalize your Thrift Store Suitcase!

Personalize your Thrift Store Suitcase!

 

 

 

 

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We found this hard-back suitcase at the Junior League Assistance League of Conroe.  It was an ugly old navy blue SAMSONSITE suitcase  for only $3.99 that we added a base coat, spray painted a NEON color and then of course personalized!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thrifted Nautical Striped Summer Sweater copied from Pinterest

I saw this on Pinterest and had to find a “thrift store” version!

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Thrifted Striped Sweater $5.99, Thrifted Pink Shorts $4.99

I saw this striped nautical summer sweater on Pinterest and I fell in love with the entire look.    Here is my thrift store version of this outfit.  Click HERE to see the original source of the photo.

Striped Nautical Sweater,   Thrifted  …………..  $5.99

Pink Shorts, Thrifted ……………  $4.99

TOTAL:                  $10.98

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Nautical Striped  Boat Neck Sweater

One of a Kind, Unique Thrift Store Gift, Custom Plates

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One of a kind Kitty Cat Plates!

Ok … Cat’s are not really my thing but I have to say that the fun thing about thrifting is that you can find some VERY unique things!  My sister-in-law is really into cats so when I found this Gorgeous set of dishes with raised flowers, cats and even a tiny rat in the upper corner (and on the back  of the plate) … I HAD to get these for her!

Every plate features a different cat so this will make a wonderful table for a true cat lover!

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Even the back of the plate is unique with the rat-tail …

 

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Beautiful Cat!

 

 

 

 

Cute Floral Goodwill Thrift Skirt makes for perfect Summer Outfit!

Floral Thrift Skirt ... Perfect for HOT weather!

Adorable Thrift Floral skirt from Goodwill ... Perfect for HOT weather!

Thrifted Floral Skirt, Goodwill ……………  $3.99

T-shirt, hand-me-down …………………….

TOTAL ………………………  $3.99

Goodwill is one of those places you can (almost) always find the perfect something!  This cute floral skirt was only $3.99 and paired with a hand-me-down from my older sisters friend it makes a wonderful summer outfit for only $3.99!

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Fully lined thrifted floral skirt from Goodwill for only $3.99

 

 

Stunning Thrift Dress from Houston Buffalo Exchange!

 

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Flowing, Feminine Dress …

 

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Flirty Nude Dress with Black Contrasting Stripe!

 

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Sbicca Wedges on Clearance for only $7.49 at Ross-Dress-for-Less

 

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Feminine Dress from Buffalo Exchange

Dress, Buffalo Exchange   …….   $14.99

Shoes,  Ross ………………..   $7.49

TOTAL ………………. $22.48

This darling dress was found at Buffalo Exchange, in Houston.  I already had the perfectly, complimenting nude and black wedge shoes by Sbicca.

 

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Thrift Store Shopping in The Woodlands ~ Awesome Shirt for only $1

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Darling Shirt for only $1

 

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Darling Shirt for only $1

Bridgewood Farms is one of my “hidden treasures” in The Woodlands.   I have to admit that I drove past this store for years, don’t let the location fool you!

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Bridgewood Farms in The Woodlands

One day I decided to drop in and I have to say I was so Surprised!!!   They were having a FABULOUS sale that day … all shirts for only $1.     This is one of the shirts that I got that day and it works for either a guy or girl!

Click here to see more info about this thrifted Men’s Shirt for only $1.00.

Bridgewood Farms Thrift Shop gives proceeds to help enable individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to reach their highest potential through training and life experiences.   Part of United Way.

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Bridgewood Farms in The Woodlands has different sales every week!

 

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A few weeks ago they had all their shirts ON SALE for only $1 each!

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Bridgewood Farms enables individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to reach their highest potential through training and life experiences.

The Life of the Wife

 

 

One Piece Floral Romper Thrifted

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Perfect for HOT summer weather

This adorable romper was found at a Thrift Store for only $2.00.   Misplaced with the “Women’s Blouses” and we realized it was a tween size Romper.   She is quite happy with it because it makes her look more like a teen ager 🙂

 

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Found on the Clearance Rack at Conroe Assistance League Thrift Store for only $2

 

 

 

Thrifted Floral Romper