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Hi, I’m Dina!

I’m an Akron-based thrift blogger, podcast host, and branding consultant for thrift stores and creative entrepreneurs. My personal style is bold and colorful and I can’t resist a fully beaded vintage dress.

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If there’s one thing thrifters love more than finding treasures, it’s talking about finding treasures. Two treasure-hunting friends, Dina and Shannon host Allow Us to Rethriftrodeuce Ourselves, a podcast about secondhand style, thrifting tips, and sustainable living.

Part Two: Styling Thrifted Lamps with @AdeasInteriorDesign

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Interior designer Summer Alaedeen from Adeas Interior Design joins us on the podcast to share lamp styling and buying tips. She also schools us on lighting, dimensions and more.

40 Things You Should Never Buy at a Thrift Store

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I recently came across an article outlining 40 things you should never buy at a thrift store.

12 Months of Thrifting: Mugs & Glassware

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Welcome back to the third prompt of the 12 Months of Thrifting challenge. Last month we focused on thrifting vases and this month we’re thrifting glassware and mugs.

Rainbow Dress

Between the pandemic and winter pregnancy, getting dressed has been uninspiring, to say the least. So I forced myself to snap out of my winter maternity style funk and wear the happiest thing I own; a rainbow sweater dress and thrifted green wool coat.

Thrift Find: Vintage Colorful Sweater

Freezing outside but always inside the thrift store. Also, 8 year old Dina would approve of this sweater.

Did you wear wild things as a kid? I had the quirkiest style as a 7 and 8 year old. I used to love neon, vests, and matching my socks to my turtlenecks. Truthfully, not much has changed

Spotted this sweater at the Goodwill in Cuyahoga Falls.