Archive of ‘thrift’ category

100 Day Spending Ban :: I’m In!

Remember that time I gave up buying dresses for Lent?  As do I, my friend… As. Do. I. It was 40 days and 40 nights of cold turkey hell. My first mistake? I’d naively counted all of the dresses that I own. Who does that? Turns out I had over 100 and I felt guilty about […] Read more…

The Accidental Thrift #4 :: The Mulberry Skirt

Charity shops. For some, they’re an endless treasure trove of kitsch, retro finds. For others, they can be an endless search for anything of quality, worth or value. I tend to fall into the latter category. So you can imagine my surprise when I chanced upon a genuine find. Yes. I found a Mulberry skirt. […] Read more…

The Accidental Thrift #3 :: Under a Fiver

Well, it’s been a rather thrifty week which is just as well considering all the pretty dresses I’ve been investing in. (Yes, pretty dresses are always an investment, don’t let anybody tell you differently). I’ve managed to find three things I adore and still have change from a fiver, 50p to be exact. Here are […] Read more…

How to EBay :: A Mini Series Coming Soon

When I started blogging, Polkadot-Pink was originally eBuy Gum, a blog to tell the stories of my eBay bargains and experiences of buying and selling on the eBay market. Nicknamed by my family as the EBay Queen, I’ve notched up a combined positive feedback score of more than 2000. So, why Polkadot-Pink? As fate would […] Read more…

The Accidental Thrift #2 :: Emmaus Second Hand Superstore

Recently, I stumbled across the Emmaus Second Hand Superstore, a huge charity shop housed in the shell of a former primary school. It was a welcome surprise, although I’m new to Burnley, I’d passed that way numerous time before. I had to go inside and take a look.    Emmaus is a nationwide charity which […] Read more…

DAINTY DOLL

Dainty Doll Sometimes, an offer comes along which sounds, well, too good to be true. So, when I saw a tweet saying I could buy Dainty Doll make up for a bargainous price of £1.99-2.99 per item…I had to check it out. As a fair skinned lady, Nicola Roberts’ ‘Dainty Doll’ make up range has […] Read more…

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