March Madness 2016 {31 Thrifty makeovers in 31 Days}

Hey there, amazing Friends!! I'm so glad you stopped by today! I have gathered all 31 of my March Madness thrifty makeovers in one place.  I thought it would be fun to look back at all the fun transformations. Although I included the ugly before photos of the previous makeovers daily at the bottom of each post, the pretty after photos are so much nicer to look at, wouldn't you agree? Here ya go...from first to final...enjoy! Day #1   DIY Tray from an Old Picture Day #2 Mini … [Read more...]

March Madness {31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days}

  Hi friends! I missed you yesterday! I worked on my ceiling all day and it is coming right along! March sure was a whirlwind, wasn't it? Today I am collecting all of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days Series projects in one convenient post. That way you can revisit them if you like, all in one place!  Enjoy! :) Day #1 Today is a Good Day Day#2 Fancy Chalkboards Day#3 Fabric Covered Basket Day#4 Lamp to Memo Chalkboard Day#5 Sewing Cabinet Side … [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...]

Upcycled Flatware Box

Hi friends, and welcome to day #30 of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days series! We are almost there, just two more makeovers to go! Let's start with today's thrifty find... This flatware chest that had certainly seen better days: Not so bad though, right? Oh yes it was... Yikes! After going grey on this side table I shared yesterday, I kept it going with this little chest: I didn't add any dry-brushing this time, but instead I just sanded the edges to … [Read more...]

Grey & White Painted Side Table

Who's in the market for a little thrifty makeover today? You're in luck! It's day #29 in this fun March Madness Makeover Series, and I have another one for you! Today I'm sharing the transformation of this little side table: I found this at a thrift store for $49.99 a month ago, and I remember thinking the details on this piece would paint up beautifully. The price was too much though, especially for this cookie cutter furniture store table. The legs screw right off, no dovetails etc. … [Read more...]

Coastal Cottage Shelf

Welcome to day #27 of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days, series!! This fun series is nearing the end, but don't quit on me just yet, because I still have some great makeovers up my sleeve! Yesterday I posted about decorating my hutch by shopping my home as part of a decorating challenge I was participating in that was already planned before March Madness was even a lightbulb above my head. I just wanted to mention in case you missed it, that the five fun girls from that … [Read more...]

How to Shop Your Home {A Three Month Decorating Challenge} Part 3

Did the title confuse you much? If you are here for my daily March Madness makeover, you have come to the right place! To those of you here for the Three Month Decorating Challenge, welcome to March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days as well! Thrifty makeover #26 is coming right up! But first things first. I am involved in a three-month challenge with some super talented ladies where we all chose an area of our homes and we have to restyle it each month for three months. The catch is we … [Read more...]

Shabby Sweet Cradle

Can you believe we are on our 25th thrifty makeover this month? If you missed any of my March Madness makeovers, I end each post with all the links at the bottom. Are you ready for a sweet makeover? I picked up this doll cradle at a yard sale for $2 two summers ago, and its been sitting in my garage ever since! Its very well made and not bad as is, but I thought it could use a touch of what I'm calling shabby sweet: Isn't it sweet? I have boys, so I never went through the … [Read more...]

Oak Dresser Makeover

  Hi friends! Welcome to day #23 of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days series! Today I'm excited to be sharing part of my parent's surprise bedroom set makeover. It's an oak set that they've had for as long as I can remember. My Mom has been trying to sweet talk me into painting this set for the better part of the last year. Of course I would do anything for my Mom, but this set was going to take time, and it just never seemed to be the right time. Then a couple of … [Read more...]

Reclaimed Wood Tray

Reclaimed. You can call fence pickets that you rescued from the trash, reclaimed right?  Remember Mr. House Flipper who I weaseled those old fence pickets from? Those pickets are excited to be a part of March Madness! Today is day #22!! One of those fence pickets, AKA reclaimed wood pieces, are joining forces with this sweet picture and frame for today's makeover: Add a little paint and some handles. and it's a fun reclaimed wood tray! This frame started out at $6.98, but had … [Read more...]