Whether or not you are following the newest craze that is Marie Kondo’s wildly popular approach to tidying up, there is no denying that the current decluttering trend is creating quite an impact on thrift stores, they are bursting at the seams with donations.
For those of you who have not heard of Marie Kondo, she is a Japanese “tidying consultant” who uses a system of purging items from your home that do not “spark joy.” Between her New York Times Best Seller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and her new Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, her KonMari method is going strong.
Next time you are searching for that hard to find treasure to decorate or just enjoy in daily life consider shopping at your local thrift store. You never know what you’ll find. After all what doesn’t spark joy for others, may just spark joy for you.
Here are a few popular items to lookout for when visiting those now over-flowing thrift stores:
Do yourself a favor, call the thrift store of your choice ahead of time and ask if they have certain days that they restock newly received items.
Happy bargain hunting on your thrift store adventure!