My trip to Mansfield, TX was nothing short of amazing! It all started when I met up with my friend Kim Jones of the blog Salvaged Living for a quick lunch at Panera! We then skipped off to check out my favorite place The Painted Tree followed by her favorite place for thrifted finds, The Salvation Army. Follow along and see what we found…
WHAT YOU’LL LOVE ABOUT MANSFIELD, TX
Mansfield is a city just to the south side of the DFW metroplex . It is full of great places to see and shop. I love that it has all of the things that are familiar to me when I’m wanting to find great places to shop; including this Salvation Army thrift store.
WHAT YOU’LL FIND AT THE SALVATION ARMY IN MANSFIELD, TX
The first thing you can’t help but notice at this thrift store is how it is layed out. There are super convenient signs above each department clearly market what section you are entering. Every item is organized by color which speaks to my inner OCD. See what I mean below…
Each section of the thrift store was clearly defined with signs.
Even the dishes were color coordinated and organized.
I loved these blue bumblebee glass bottles so much I had to grab a few to take home.
I also tend to look at artwork in thrift stores strictly for the frames that they’re displayed in. There were some good ones here.
Never skip the book section! Typically, you can find some old books that are perfect for decor or at least maybe the book pages are… Check out these book DIY’s
- DIY Decorative Books with Homemade Tassels
- 5 Minute Easy & Colorful Book Decor
- How to Make Book Page Flowers
The pillow bin is another fun place to dig for fun! I found a super cute polka dot pillow that I made over with a vintage table cloth that I also picked up here!
Linens tend to be hit or miss, but don’t neglect to check them out! You never know what you may find. I found these fabulous vintage table cloths!
I also found this muslin baby blanket that is perfect for creating these Scented Sachets!
If you’re in the market for furniture, the thrift store can be your best friend. Check out this amazing vintage dresser that was in the furniture section here at The Salvation Army.
If you missed out on all the fun LIVE, watch the video below of the entire shopping trip!
When you find yourself near Mansfield, TX; you should put the Salvation Army on your list of stops and look up Kim while you’re at it! She’d love to meet you!
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