Queens of Quirky: Funny Thrift Store Finds & White Elephant Thrift Idea List

We talk a lot about normalizing secondhand shopping for our lives and wardrobes, but we can’t ignore the fact that Goodwill is a fantastic source for all things quirky. From cats to clowns, this month we’re challenging you to thrift something amazingly quirky. Whether you need some ideas for yourself or for a White Elephant party this holiday season, we got you covered.

This episode is sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Akron. New to the12 Months of Thrifting challenge? Click here.

10 White Elephant Thrift Ideas (that are actually useful!)

  1. Funny or eccentric mugs
  2. Wall art
  3. Desk accessories
  4. Board game (bonus points for vintage!)
  5. Vinyl records with funny album covers
  6. Graphic tees
  7. Fruit or animal-shaped anything! (Plates, baskets, candles, etc.)
  8. Books
  9. Kitchen items
  10. Holiday-themed items

You truly never know what quirky thing you’ll find! Share your finds with us using #12MonthsofThrifting for a chance to be featured on Instagram.

Thanks, it’s Thrifted is a podcast about secondhand shopping hosted by two treasure-hunting friends, Dina & Shannon. Subscribe today. Follow on Instagram @dinasdays and @thanksitsthrifted.pod. For more about the podcast visit dinasdays.com/podcast.