Did You Know It's Reuse Week?

It is Portland's second annual Reuse Week. In honor of Reuse Week, Retail Therapist urges you to shop at one or more of the many stores in the Portland metro area that start with the letters "Re." Such as, ReStore—a giant warehouse full of screaming deals on used appliances, building materials, light fixtures, and other donated home furnishings. It's run by Habitat for Humanity, and all sales ...   More
Thursday, June 10, 2010 Retail Therapist

Relish Party and Sale

Thursday, May 20, 2010 Retail Therapist

Time to Change the Sheets

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Retail Therapist

Random Cool Stuff

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 Retail Therapist

The Greatest Pouf on Earth

Behold: the Circus Pouf. A 20-inch spherical pillow sewn from the pieces of a traveling circus tent—or so legend would have it. You can use it as a floor cushion and sit on it. You can treat it like an ottoman and rest your feet upon it. Your pet seal can balance and roll it on his nose. And so on. It is truly the greatest pouf on earth. If Retail Therapist had a soul, she would promptly ...   More
Friday, March 5, 2010 Retail Therapist

Get Your Panties into Twist

Hustle over to Twist—northwest Portland's Taj Mahal of fine art, ceramics, housewares and jewelry—for a preview of their annual sale, which doesn't officially start until tomorrow. All merchandise is at least 10 percent off, but there are sale tables and cases throughout the store featuring covet-worthy treasures for up to 50 percent off. If you can't make it to the store until tomorrow, ...   More
Thursday, March 4, 2010 Retail Therapist

Midday in the Parking Lot of Flourish Interiors

While Retail Therapist was wandering the streets of Portland's southeast industrial area yesterday, she felt a very Midnight-in-the-Garden-of-Good-and-Evil vibe emanating from a fenced-in section of the Flourish Interiors parking lot. A closer look revealed the store's sale area of vintage yard adornments of the wrought-iron and concrete variety. There were some very interesting pieces here, and ...   More
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Retail Therapist


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