Giant Ornate Mirror Update (& my favorite tool for painting all those details!)

Hello, sweet friends!  Before we get to this awesome makeover, I want to announce the winners of the Craft Junk Giveaway: Mary D. and Becky G! Both ladies have been notified via email. Thanks to everyone who entered to win, it was a super fun giveaway! I am planning to do another one at the end of Spring. :) Ok on to today's project! I found this gigantic ornate mirror at a yard sale two Summers ago for only $30: Amazing deal, right? The original finish was quite ugly in my opinion, … [Read more...]

Vintage Estate Sale Night Tables Makeover (& other finds)

Hello Friends!! Do you ever visit estate sales? I LOVE estate sales. My favorite is when I come across them unexpectedly while I'm already out and about. My Mom and I were out shopping one day last month when we came across one such sale. I found a few things... I found this huge hand built bookcase for $40: I can't wait to start on that! I also found this pretty vanity bench for only $15: And these bread boards for $9 for both: Today I am sharing these sweet night … [Read more...]

99¢ Thrift Store Table Makeover

You read that right, Friends, 99¢ for a table!! Hey there, and welcome to Trash-to Treasure Tuesday, one of my favorite days of the month! Not only am I sharing a thrifty makeover today, but four of my favorite treasure-maker friends are too! Look for their posts at the bottom. This table is a perfect trash-to-treasure project! Clearly the person who priced it thought it was trash. I found it while thrifting,  just before the holidays. (When I was supposed to be Christmas shopping, of … [Read more...]

Drum Table Makeover

Hello lovely Friends! It's a fresh new year and I am excited to kick it off with one of my favorite things in the whole world...a thrifty makeover! This one is a real trash-to-treasure project. I really worked hard last year to whittle down my to-do project pyramid that has consumed my garage, so I have enjoyed thrifting again guilt-free lately. (I may or may not be meeting my maximum capacity in the garage again. #oopsie) A couple of weeks before Christmas I picked up this drum table for … [Read more...]

Pink and White Striped Dresser

Hello lovely Friends!! Today I'm sharing another makeover of a makeover, only this is a piece I've had as long as my 14 year old...his baby changing table! It once looked like this: Then it got passed down to my younger son when he was born. After he no longer needed it as a changing table (and because I'm cheap), I decided that rather than buy him a big boy dresser, why not cut off the awkward hump to make it look more like a dresser? And so we did: I've added a few affiliate … [Read more...]

25+ Thrifty Furniture Makeovers

Hello my amazing, supportive, encouraging, awesome Friends!!  I am still working on a couple of unfinished projects, so today I decided to dig through my posts and pick out my favorite 25+ (okay, there's 26 lol) furniture makeovers from this year to share with ya'll! I always enjoy looking back, and I thought you might enjoy that as well! Click on the link below each photo to see more of that project. Enjoy! Up first is this antique dressing table I found at the Habitat Restore and paired … [Read more...]

Jack’s $30 Thrift Store Dresser Makeover

Hello sweet Friends, and welcome to Themed Furniture Thursday! Ya'll know I love to bust out some furniture makeovers around here, but when I get to do it with a bunch of my furniture flippin friends, it's even better! We get together monthly to share a furniture makeover, but the fun part is...there is a theme! This month's theme is "Words". I originally planned to share the Vintage Coffee Table makeover I shared on Tuesday for this month's theme, but today's project was finished just in … [Read more...]

Vintage Coffee Table Makeover

Hello Awesome Friends! Are ya'll up for a makeover today? I'm actually sharing a makeover of a makeover ha ha! This is the second makeover for this rather dated coffee table: I originally found this at a yard sale for $15. One of our themes for Themed Furniture Thursday at that time was "Pottery Barn Knock-offs", and this was a bit similar to the Tivoli coffee table by PB, so it got  a sleek black makeover: I had decided that I would share this for TFT then paint it white and … [Read more...]

Child’s Antique Desk Makeover

Hey there, awesome Friends, and welcome to my favorite day of the month: Trash to Treasure Tuesday!! I know I share trash-to-treasures all the time, but on this day I get to bring you four more from my treasure maker friends as well! I am always excited to see what they've done. Look for the links to their makeovers at the bottom! I'm sharing this child's desk that I scored for $5 on the only yard sale shopping day I had this Summer. (I still cannot believe that myself!) It is very … [Read more...]

10 Thrifty Reclaimed Wood Projects

Hello, amazing Friends! Today I am sharing some of my favorite thrifty makeovers! The theme for this month's Get Your DIY On challenge is "Wood", and when I think of wood, I automatically think of the stash of old fence pickets I have in my garage.  Nothing makes my heart go pitter patter like seeing a big ole pile of discarded fencing on the curb! That's free money right there! And technically I can call it "reclaimed", right? I shared this scene on my Facebook Page a couple of months … [Read more...]