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#ThriftyThursday: Ruffles and lace jazz up DIY shorts

#ThriftyThursday: I am a ruffles and lace kind of girl – even when it comes to jean shorts! This #ThriftyThursday, I tested my design skills by doing this one at home.

My Maison Jules ruffled blouse has the sweetest stripes. I love its hi-low hem and cotton material. A casual top, it pairs perfectly with these shorts! Rather than spending $49, its retail price, I purchased it for just $3.99 at the new Taylorsville Road location in Louisville.

DIY denim shorts are a must-have for summer! I went to a craft show and found a design I loved. With Goodwill’s variety of jeans, I found the perfect high-waisted pair and cut them to my preferred length! I sewed the lace applique onto the Levi’s with red thread, matching my top. So easy!

Don’t be scared to try something new! Goodwill has the materials to help revamp your home and wardrobe.



#Goodwill #DIY #denim #summer #thrifty #ruffles #lace #fashion

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Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit headquartered in Louisville since 1923. Goodwill gives people up—not a handout—so they can experience the dignity and independence that comes from earning a paycheck.


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We help people with disabilities or other disadvantages achieve and maintain employment to gain a better quality of life.

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Goodwill collects and sells donated items to fund programs for Kentuckians who have disabilities or other challenges in finding and maintaining traditional employment. On-the-job training, job preparation skills, and employment counseling are just a few of Goodwill's services that benefit thousands of adults each year and strengthen families in Kentucky's communities.


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