Message Board from a Roadside Find

Hello sweet Friends and welcome to Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday, my favorite!! If you are new around here, welcome! Once a month I get together with some super talented ladies to share makeovers. Be sure to look for the links to their projects at the bottom of this post. :) My project today actually was trash...I found this on the curb when I was out running errands last week: Now why would someone toss a perfectly good frame? The original mirror was missing when I found it, and I … [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...]

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...]

Thrifted DIY Fabric Covered Bulletin Board

Today is the day, awesome Friends!! It's the final makeover in this year's March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days Series! I hope you were entertained, but more importantly, I hope you were inspired! Here we go with thrifty makeover #31! I found this shower curtain, originally from Target, at the new DAV thrift store I mentioned the other day that I recently discovered. (I told you I left with a full cart.) I've seen this at Target before and although I'm not in the market … [Read more...]

DIY Bead Board Tray

Happy Easter, Friends! Last week when I shared my Romantic Flatware Box Makeover, I mentioned that one thing besides flatware boxes that I can't pass up is a good frame. I have a huge stack of them. Today is March Madness Thrifty Makeover #27 and up for a makeover today is, you guessed it, a frame! I spotted this pair of frames and knew immediately that they would make perfect trays, and trays always sell quickly in my booth. What was even better is that they were only $1.25 each! Here … [Read more...]

Window Shelf

Hi Sweet Friends! Ready for a trash to treasure transformation?  Good! Because it's Trash to Treasure Tuesday! Today I'm sharing what I did with this $5 yard sale window: I picked up several windows this Summer and had yet to do anything with them. For today's transformation, I decided to create something simple with one of them. I sifted through my curbside-found wood stash and found the perfect pairing for one of the windows to create this: This window was not painted, so … [Read more...]

Thrifty Fabric Framed Mirror

Hello beautiful people. :) Can I tell you how thankful I am that you joined me in this fun series? I knew it would be a challenge to share a makeover every single day of March, but it was so worth it. I loved meeting you guys here every day to connect over thrifty goodness! I know many of you reached out to let me know that you have been inspired. Inspired to paint, inspired to tackle projects that have been put on hold, inspired to see past the dated, dusty, plain old ugly pieces to imagine the … [Read more...]

Fabulous $7 Bulletin Board from Thrift Store Parts

We are entering the third trimester of this March Madness baby I've created! Day #21!! We're two-thirds of the way there ya'll! Many of you have mentioned that you will miss March when this is all over. Honestly, I will too. I have really enjoyed meeting you guys here each day. BUT, I'll still be here! Just not every day! So ya'll better make sure you still come by and visit me and say, "Hi" okay? Now who's ready for a makeover? Yesterday I shared this French-Inspired Coffee Table and today … [Read more...]

Rosette Picture Frame

Hi friends! It's day 13 here in my March Madness series and today I'm sharing a super sweet way to update a plain picture frame. Frames are one thing I look out for when I'm thrifting because they can be transformed so many different ways. It's funny that I rarely use them as actual picture frames though. This time is different. I found this swanky (eh not so much) oak picture frame at a yard sale: It was in a box of frames very similar but in varying sizes. The whole box was $2! That … [Read more...]

Fancy Chalkboards

Hi friends! Welcome to day two of March Madness! Today I'm sharing some pretty fancy chalkboards. Here is how they started: Ooh gold is pretty fancy, right? I picked these up at an estate sale for $10 for all three!!! Two of them had paintings in them when I bought them. The prices were SO cheap! I decided to paint them and add chalk boards to them. Here they are all dressed up and ready to go to market:   Not quite as fancy as the gold, but still pretty fancy for … [Read more...]