Thrift Store Basket Update

Hello to the sweetest readers ever! Thanks so much for all the wonderful feedback on the doll clothes I made for my niece that I shared on Tuesday! I had THE best time making them. Today I'm sharing a quick update of this giant thrift store basket I scored recently: It's hard to see how large it is in that photo, but this thing is a good size and a bargain at $10. I knew it could be perfect for so many uses, but was a bit plain in its current state. A little spray paint to the … [Read more...]

Turn Old Children’s Clothes into Doll Clothes

Hello, lovely Friends! I am pretty excited about today's post. Here is the sneak peek of this project I shared on Thursday: I know you were probably wondering what on earth I was going to do with them. My sweet niece, Eva, had a birthday a couple of weeks ago and my Mom bought her an American Girl Doll. I decided I would buy her a few outfits to go with it...that is until I saw how much they were. Are they kidding? $35 for a doll outfit?? Ohhhhhh NO. Not happening. But then I … [Read more...]

Vintage Dresser Makeover

Hello Sweet Friends! It's Themed Furniture Thursday around here and I have a dresser makeover to share with you today! If you are new to my blog, welcome! I've got a great makeover for you. However if you have been with me more than a couple of months, you may feel a bit of deja vu! Remember Grandma's Vintage Dresser I shared back in August: This was one of a set of vintage dressers I acquired from my husband's Grandmother's estate. Here is the other one: I painted this one … [Read more...]

Swap it Like it’s Hot {Halloween Edition}

Hello lovely Friends! It's that time of year again...time to Swap it Like it's Hot!! I absolutely love this game. If this is new to you, basically a bunch of awesome bloggers buy thrift store treasures (or not so much) to send to each other to be reinvented.  For our last round in the Spring, I was given these goodies from my friend, Shanna from Restoration Redoux: And I turned the wood items into this pretty addition to my garden: See more of that project HERE. I am including … [Read more...]

15 Creative Animal-Inspired DIY Projects

Happy Sunday, Friends! Who's up for some fabulous animal-inspired projects? This month's Get Your DIY On theme was animal-inspired and we had some fun and creative projects shared! Thank you to everyone who linked up. We sure do love to see what you bring to the party each month! Here are our favorites...enjoy! {If you feel inspired to pin any of these creative ideas, please click over to the original post to do so.} Crochet Whale by Over the Apple Tree (April's Pick) Bold and Fancy … [Read more...]

The Décor Enthusiast Giveaway Event {Six Fabulous Décor Prizes!}

Who wants to win some fabulous décor?? Me!! Oh wait...I'm not eligible, but YOU are! Instead of sharing décor this month, my Décor Enthusiast Friends and I are giving it away!! There are SIX fantastic décor pieces in this Décor Enthusiast Giveaway Event! Want to see what I'm giving away? This luxuriously soft Faux Fur Zebra Throw from Pier 1: Oh my goodness, this is so soft and cozy! I saw it at Pier 1 about a month ago, but it wasn't on sale and at $49.95, it was out of my price … [Read more...]

Mini Kitchen Island Update

Hello lovely Friends! I hope everyone in the southeast stayed safe during the hurricane. It turned out to sea just before reaching us here on the coast of Virginia, but we still got a ton of rainfall and high winds, resulting in many areas of flooding and a ton of downed trees. Luckily we were spared both! It's one of my favorite days of the month, Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday!! (See all of my previous T2T Tuedsay posts HERE.) Today I'm sharing my neighbor's trash that I turned into treasure. … [Read more...]

Booth Update

Hello awesome Friends! Today I thought I'd give you a little booth update. For those of you that may be new around here, welcome! I have a booth space at the Virginia Beach Antique Mall here in Virginia Beach, VA where I sell most of the things I make over. I always enjoy seeing other people's booth spaces, so I thought you might enjoy seeing mine! I last shared my booth back in the Spring and here is where I left off: I usually share my booth photos while talking about the larger … [Read more...]

Child’s Rocker Makeover {& We’re taking you thrifting with us!!}

Hello Lovely Friends! I have something really fun to share today. My blogging buddy, Nancy from Artsy Chicks Rule and I are taking you thrifting with us!! We're calling it a Thrift Shop Shakedown. We met up to go thrifting in search of something for each of us to make over, and captured our trip on video. We're sharing that video today as well the items we found and what we did with them! First, let's go thrifting! {If you have trouble viewing, see it HERE.} Wasn't that fun?? It's … [Read more...]

Get Your DIY On: Animal Inspired DIY Projects

It's the first Sunday of the month, and you know what that means! It's time to paaaar-tay! This time we're partying like animals...Animal-Inspired DIYs, that is. We know you've got to have some awesome animal-inspired DIYs to share, and we can't wait to see them! If you missed last month's awesome features from our Fabulous Fall Idea themed party, you can see them HERE!   This week we each shared our own Animal-Inspired DIYs.  Owl Lamp Makeover by April at House by … [Read more...]