Thrift Store Lamp Upcycle

Hello lovely Friends! Christmas is less than a week away now and I know you are busy, so thanks for stopping by! I have a quickie makeover to share with ya'll today. If you follow me on my Facebook Page, you may have seen me thrifting when I was supposed to be Christmas shopping he he. I found this super cute lamp marked down to 99¢: And yes, that table was a mere 99¢ as well, so of course I brought that home too! I had to ask, sure that it was a mistake, but nope! I always keep … [Read more...]

How to Cover a Lampshade

Time for thrifty Makeover #23, ya'll! What?? Only eight more left in this thrifty makeover series, but I've got some good ones still to come! Today's makeover is this rooster lamp that my Mom had brought over to sell at my neighborhood's annual yard sale last Spring: She was over the rooster thing and it no longer matched her kitchen, but she was undecided at the last minute whether she really wanted to sell it. She ended up leaving it at my house, and I decided to give it a … [Read more...]

$5 Thrift Store Lamp Makeover

Ok whose ready for the makeover of one very patriotic set of lamps? We are halfway there, ya'll and I've got a fun one to share today. I came across these lamps at the DAV thrift store a mile from my house a month or so ago. They were marked $4.98 each. You can't even buy lamp parts for that cheap! I was clueless as to how I could update a set of lamps that were birdhouses painted like American flags, but I bought one and was on my way. As soon as I turned out of the parking lot, I … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Lamp Makeover

Are ya'll up for a quick makeover today? I'm sharing a thrift store lamp that I found several months ago. The lighting in my booth is very harsh, so I thought I would find a lamp or two to add a little softer lighting to my space. Here is the lamp I found for a few dollars: It had pretty lines, but came without a shade. I didn't realize how hard shades would be to come by, and I did not want to break down and buy new. Luckily I didn't have to.  I found this one for $3 a couple of … [Read more...]

I’m Joining bHome {& an Upcycled Giveaway!}

Sometimes technology can be a scary thing. And sometimes technology can totally rock your world! Have you heard about the bHome mobile app?  bHome is a FREE app you can download that allows you to follow your favorite home and garden sites and publications, and all their social media, all in one simple-to-use app!  You'll be inspired by the real-time feed of  beautiful rooms, gardens, projects, recipes, advice & tips, all designed to make your home and garden the best it can be.  When you … [Read more...]

Lamp to Memo Chalkboard

If you've been following March Madness, welcome back! It's day #4 of my 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days! Today I'm sharing what I did with the goldalicious pineapple lamp I received in my Swap it Like it's Hot package. I received these two items from my friend, Shanna at Restoration Redoux for this fun challenge: I shared what I did with the basket yesterday, but I saved the lamp for today. I told you yesterday that it was no longer gold and it was no longer a lamp. Both are … [Read more...]