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I’m Carolyn – an artist, accessory designer, fashion lover, craft connoisseur, adventurer and Rather Be Thrifting retailer. I am strongly influenced by my love of nature, and the simple pleasures in life. I live in Hopewell Valley New Jersey with Alex, the love of my life, and our sweet Border collie, Riley.

I could describe myself as a lot of things, but creative and passionate are at the top of that list. Here you’ll find a mix of all the things that define me and inspire me including art, fashion, crafts and good design.

A huge passion of mine is thrifting for fabric, accessories, and everything vintage! I travel all over the east coast in search of new treasures that I can repurpose into something trendy and functional. There is something special about taking an existing piece and re-working all of it’s ingredients, and recycling those little things in…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 21
  • Joined November 5, 2009

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Leather, Resin, Needle Point

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About

I’m Carolyn – an artist, accessory designer, fashion lover, craft connoisseur, adventurer and Rather Be Thrifting retailer. I am strongly influenced by my love of nature, and the simple pleasures in life. I live in Hopewell Valley New Jersey with Alex, the love of my life, and our sweet Border collie, Riley.

I could describe myself as a lot of things, but creative and passionate are at the top of that list. Here you’ll find a mix of all the things that define me and inspire me including art, fashion, crafts and good design.

A huge passion of mine is thrifting for fabric, accessories, and everything vintage! I travel all over the east coast in search of new treasures that I can repurpose into something trendy and functional. There is something special about taking an existing piece and re-working all of it’s ingredients, and recycling those little things in life. If you love fun handmade items, vintage decor, up-cycled designs, or tattered fashion materials, you'll love Rather Be Thrifting!

You can visit my shop or browse through my portfolio to see more of my work. If you would like to work with me, have a question, or would just like to say hello, you can email me at hello [!at] ratherbethrifting.com. I am available for a select amount of custom work and collaborations.

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