7 Hidden Treasures to Find at Goodwill

Mismatched dishware is trendy and can be found at Goodwill, perfect for creating a shabby-chic collection that adds depth and character to your table without buying a full set.


Mason jars, especially blue-tinted vintage Ball jars, are valuable for collectors and versatile for home decor, repurposing, or canning, making them a great find at thrift stores.

Vintage Canning Jars

Ignore unattractive artwork and focus on ornate frames, which can be repurposed or painted to enhance your decor with a new sense of style.

Picture Frames

Thrift stores offer solid wood furniture like desks, dressers, chairs, and benches at low prices; look for simple, sturdy pieces that can be easily updated with new knobs or paint.

Wooden Furniture

Vintage Pyrex bowls, especially in bold colors and patterns, are highly collectible and durable, making them a stylish and functional addition to any kitchen.

Colored Pyrex

Cast-iron skillets, pots, and pans are valuable finds at Goodwill; even if they need restoration, they can be reseasoned to like-new condition for use in a variety of recipes.

Cast-Iron Cookware

Thrift stores are filled with books at low prices, making them ideal for finding popular reads, historical fiction, or autobiographies, perfect for building a diverse and affordable collection.