Turn $5 in Thrift Store Parts into Functional Décor!

Hi there, awesome Friends! Jack sends a huge thank you for all the super sweet comments on his plant stand makeover I shared on Tuesday! He was grinning form ear to ear. Are ya'll up for another thrifty makeover today? I thought you might be. They're my favorite too! This one was actually a collaboration between me and Jack. He dug through my to-do pyramid and pulled out a little shelf I found at the thrift store for two dollars a while back and started going to town painting it. Then I … [Read more...]

Headboard to Chalkboard

Hey there, amazing Friends! I just have to say...I have the nicest readers ever! Thank you so much for all the super encouraging comments on Jack's shelf makeover I shared on Tuesday. He totally loved it, and it made him feel so proud. Now he's excited to get searching for his next makeover! (And I'm excited that he's excited about creating...so thank you!!) Today I'm sharing one of my own makeovers... I picked up this headboard at the thrift store for $10 a month or so ago: The … [Read more...]

Drawer Shelf

Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back...ha ha were you singing that? Remember Welcome Back Kotter? It's Day # 26 in my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days Series, and today I'm sharing a project that was free. Aren't those the best kind of projects? I had this drawer leftover... ...from this dresser I shared earlier in this series: I have two actually, but I decided to do so something with one of them and turned it into a unique shelf: Not bad for free … [Read more...]

My Closet Makeover

Hey Friends! I've got a fun post to share with you today! Do you know what is hot hot hot on my blog right now, thanks to Pinterest? (Follow me here :) ) My Master Closet! Maybe it's all those freezing cold temps keeping us indoors (or 10ft snow drifts for some!) that get us thinking about what projects we want to tackle inside. Evidently, tackling the master closet is on a lot of people's minds lately. I redid my closet before I started blogging, and I first posted the makeover in early … [Read more...]

DIY Mini Storage Cabinet with Reclaimed Wood

Hello, awesome Friends! I'm back today with a fun little project for ya. A while back, my talented friend Wendi of H2O Bungalow pulled a group of us gals together who have little fear when it comes to power tools, in hopes of inspiring our readers who might want to give a few tools a try to go for it. Each month we share simple DIY projects that involve power tools, but that anyone can tackle! I look back at some of my earlier projects where I show my hubs cutting things for me and chuckle. I … [Read more...]

Shutter Shelf

Hello lovelies! I have a thrifty little redo for ya'll today! When I find something at a thrift store, I can almost always imagine the end product right then and there. But then there are times when I find something having no earthly idea what I'll do with it, but I throw it in my cart anyway. Those are the things that sit there in my to-do pyramid for months mocking me. I bought this shutter over TWO YEARS ago: People!! That's more than 24 months I had to dream up an idea for this … [Read more...]

The Perfect Solution to Organizing Toys

Little did I know that the perfect solution to organizing my son's toys had been in my garage for eight months. Last spring, I stopped at a yard sale on my way to wherever I was supposed to be going and found these: Actually there were three of them leaning up against a fence, and when the guy said $5 for all three, I snapped them up. I figured I could take them apart and make something else with them eventually. But there they sat taking up valuable real estate in the  garage. I … [Read more...]

15 Fabulous Ideas to get you Organized!

  Happy Sunday! My beautiful co-hosts and I are so excited to bring you 15 amazing organization projects and ideas from our linky party a couple of weeks ago. Thanks to everyone who linked up, there were so many great ideas to help us get motivated to get organized! Here are our favorites! Enjoy!   Craft Rooms Make a Craft Organizer from Radiant Home Studio {Christy's Pick}   Crap Room to Craft Room from Bohemian Junktion {April's Pick}   Craft Closet … [Read more...]

DIY Spice Cabinet and 17 More Kitchen Organization Ideas {with Hometalk}

Are you looking to get your kitchen more organized this year? Well I've got 18 ways to do just that! I was invited by Hometalk recently to put together a collection of Kitchen Organization ideas.  If you're not familiar with Hometalk, it is the biggest Home & Garden social network on the web. Anyone (not just bloggers) can join (for FREE) and share their makeovers and DIYs, as well as ask home and garden-related questions from the experts as well as folks who have been there like you and … [Read more...]

Get Your DIY On January 2015: Operation Organization

  Hello Friends and welcome to our very first party of the year!! Everyone is trying to get their houses back in order after the Holidays, so it makes perfect sense to make it an Organization Party. Whether it's the closets, the cabinets, under the bed, or just your daily routine, it always feels so great to get organized!   If you missed last month's features, we chose 25 of our favorite Holiday DIYs to try:  Ok so let's get on with this month's … [Read more...]