Painted Bar Stools

Hey there, awesome Friends! I have a sweet makeover for ya'll today! I'm sharing how I updated these inexpensive bar stools I found for $5 each at two different yard sales: Can I tell you how thrilled I am that I finally did something with these things? They've been taking up valuable real estate in my garage for at least two years. Now they are updated and fresh with their beautiful new paint job: I mean who knew those ho-hum builder grade bar stools could be so … [Read more...]

Grandma’s Vintage Dresser Makeover

Hello, lovely Friends, and welcome to Themed Furniture Thursday! I do love a good furniture makeover, but adding a twist by following a theme makes it a fun challenge, and I love a challenge! This month's theme is "Knock Offs", where we find a piece that inspires us to recreate the look, usually for much less. You may remember me sharing this photo of my garage not too long ago: (Show this to your husbands, ladies. You're welcome.) Piled at the front there are four dressers, a china … [Read more...]

How to Make a Tray from a Frame {My Best Selling Tray!}

Hey there, crafty Friends! Do you know what the top two sellers in my booth are? The first is chalkboards, hands down. A close second is trays. Buyers love things that serve a purpose. (No pun intended there ;) ) Today I'm sharing my favorite and best-selling DIY tray. I first made this tray about three years ago for a Get Your DIY On challenge and have continued to make them for my booth ever since. That original post is buried so deep in my archives, that I thought I'd share another similar … [Read more...]

20 Creative DIY Storage Ideas {Mostly Repurposed or Upcycled!}

Happy Sunday, Friends! You know I am all about repurposing and upcycling around here (like, it's my favorite) and today I have 20 super creative storage ideas that involve a whole lotta both of those from this month's Storage themed Get Your DIY On party!! {If you feel inspired to pin any of these creative ideas, please click over to the original post to do so.} Enjoy! :D Refinished Dresser by A Junkchick Life {Nancy's Pick} Repurposed Nursery Dresser from DIY Passion {Christy's … [Read more...]

GMC Yard Sale Room Reveal with Habitat for Humanity {Part 2}

And I'm back, Friends,  just as I promised! Yesterday I shared our yard sale journey, including what I found for the very cute six year old boy's room to which I had been assigned. If you missed it, you'll probably want to catch up HERE. Here is a recap of what I found for the room: It all looks a little rough here, huh? Not to worry! Since we couldn't start loading into the Habitat house until Sunday morning, we unloaded all of our pieces that needed redoing into a conference room at … [Read more...]

GMC Yard Sale Adventure with Habitat for Humanity {Part 1}

This is it, Friends! Time for the recap of the most amazing yard sale adventure ever! In case you missed it, I along with six other awesome bloggers were invited by GMC to fly to Detroit, load up in one of three of their brand spankin new Acadia Denalis, and travel The World's Longest Yard Sale (also known as the 127 Sale) along Route 127 through five states in search of fantastic deals to help furnish a Habitat for Humanity Home for one very deserving family. Say wha?? Are they for real?? … [Read more...]

10 DIY Projects Using a Yard or Less of Fabric

Hey Friends! I'm back today with my Décor Enthusiast Girls for this month's Décor Challenge. Each month we pick a theme or a topic to write about that is related to decorating in some way. You can see all my previous Decorating Challenges HERE. Today we were challenged to come up with a project using a yard or less of fabric. Well, I have a bunch of those already! Good thing because I spent the better part of last week on a yard saling adventure shopping to help furnish a Habitat for Humanity … [Read more...]

The Perfect Wreath Backdrop

Hey there, crafty friends! I am back from my yard sale adventure with GMC and Habitat for Humanity and I cannot wait to share all the amazing details! That will be coming soon, probably early next week! Thanks to all who followed along with us on Instagram! Here is a teaser shot of the whole crew, including the awesome family we were working for: Can you spot me in there?? We were without wifi for a while, and were seriously SO busy that I  didn't get a chance to share as much as I would … [Read more...]

Get Your DIY On: DIY Storage Ideas

Happy Sunday, and welcome to the partay! This month's theme is DIY Storage Ideas and I know ya'll have some great projects to share! I am currently on my way home from an amazing week with GMC and some awesome bloggers. If you missed it, I traveled the World's Longest Yard Sale from Michigan to Georgia in search of fabulous treasures to help furnish a habitat for humanity home for a lovely family, and I can't wait to share it all with you!! Before we get to the party, we are super bummed to … [Read more...]

Bookcase Makeover

Hey ya'll!  If you missed my big announcement on Tuesday, you can read more about it HERE. In a nutshell, I'm out shopping the World's Longest Yard Sale right now in search of great finds to help furnish a Habitat for Humanity home to surprise the new homeowners! I'm probably somewhere in Ohio right now. :) Thanks to GMC for the invite to participate in this amazing adventure!! The show must go on around here though and I've got a pretty cool update to show you today. This month's Get Your DIY … [Read more...]