Vintage with monster sized style.

Gilbert, Arizona

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Last updated on Jun 26, 2019

Fresh vintage added weekly.
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T. Monster

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T. Monster


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About TheThriftMonster

Sales 835
On Etsy since 2009

I hunt down super vintage items for people with monster sized style.

I always struggle with these "about" pages. I feel like I'm supposed to just talk about how awesome I am and that makes me feel awkward.
Here goes nothing:
I have not always loved shopping for vintage things as most vintage shop owners will tell you. In fact, I hated it at first, because it came out of necessity from being poor growing up. I remember being teased at school for wearing yard sale clothes that previously belonged to one of the "popular girls." It was horrible.
I did grow to love second hand things, though. It helped to have a Grandma who was an avid antique collector/ hoarder who showed me the unique history of things. And I owe my Mom a great deal of gratitude for teaching me the true value of things as opposed to the cost. I'm definitely very frugal and thrifty thanks to her.
I've dreamed about owning a physical thrift store for many years. Hopefully, I might be able to fund that through etsy sales. In the meantime, I'm content selling on etsy, because it is a great marketplace filled with great people.
Occasionally, I will sell upcycled things. I will also, sometimes, post items that are in need of being upcycled, that I haven't found the time to do myself. I also sell my band's merch; mainly screenprinted t-shirts that I make. My band is Catfish Mustache. Go check us out. (shameless plug)

Shop members

  • Tania Warfield


    I brake for yard sales.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 26, 2019
Thank you for visiting the Thrift Monster!
I love nothing more than hunting for amazing vintage stuff and sharing it with the world.
Feel free to message me with any questions you may have... special requests, etc...

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
The ultimate goal, is for each and every customer to be completely satisfied and (ideally) ecstatic with their purchase. Each request for a refund will be dealt with on a case to case basis. Refunds will be considered, but must fulfill the requirements listed below.

Please keep in mind that these items are used. Many of them may have imperfections. We will do our best to accurately describe everything about the items and take the best possible pictures of them as well. Please make sure to look over the pictures and descriptions well before purchase. Also, do not hesitate to send a message with any questions you may have.

We will not be held responsible for any lost or damaged mail. We take great care in shipping breakable items in order to avoid damage. You may purchase insurance on items, please message us for details.

Refund Policies and Requirements:

- 5 business day return policy.

- Returns are not allowed After the 5 day return policy.

- Refund does not include cost of shipping.

- Items must be returned in same condition as shipped. Seller contains numerous photographs of each item.

-Most Items receive an inspection Photo shoot, in which multiple small section photos are taken of garment.

- If items are damaged in any way seller will ship item back to buyer with no return of funds.

- Buyer must return with Tracking Number on each package.

- All items returned will be compared to our detailed documented files of items texted and photographed condition. Any return that is different than our data base will be shipped back to buyer without refund.

- By clicking Buy, you confirm that you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
We accept paypal and etsy direct check out.
*Most items are shipped in recycled packaging. We re-use all sorts of boxes from shoe boxes to cereal boxes. We feel that it is our duty to Mother Earth to re-use as many things that I can in order to reduce waste. All re-used boxes are completely clean and items are packed with care. If you would rather not have a re-used box, please message me and I will send your item in a new box or envelope.

*All domestic packages are shipped First Class or Priority Mail and include tracking numbers.

*Internationally shipped packages do not include tracking numbers.

*We are not responsible for packages once they leave the U.S. All taxes, duties or import fees are the buyers responsibility. If a package is refused because of these fees, the item may be refunded minus the shipping cost. **see refund policy for more information**

*Insurance on any package can be purchased for an additional fee. Please message me for details.

*In the event that shipping is overcharged by more than $2.00, a refund will be issued to the buyer.

*If a shipping charge is excessively undercharged, the seller reserves the right to contact buyer for additional shipping.