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...]

15 More Ordinary Items Repurposed

Back in the Summer of 2014 I rounded up 15 items that I gave an entirely new life to. That post is one of my most popular, so it thought it was time to go digging around my archives to bring you 15 more ideas for transforming ordinary items into new treasures. Enjoy! 1 Let's start with this recent post using a thrift store shutter: ...as part of this cute shelf: Shutter Shelf 2 This Yard Sale Cigar Box... makes a convenient place to hang your keys: Cigar Box Upcycle 3 This … [Read more...]

Get Your DIY On: Favorite Room Makeover

Happy New Year, dear party Friends! It's time to start 2016 right with some awesome room makeovers! If working on updating a room or two in your house is on this year's to-do list, maybe you'll be inspired here! If you missed last month's favorites, we shared 30 Thrifty Holiday Projects:  Never too early to start thinking about ideas for next year, right? ;) Alrighty on with tonight's party... Who doesn't love a great room makeover? My lovely Get Your DIY On co-hostesses and I shared … [Read more...]

Updated Side Table with Fabric Drawer

Hi friends! Today I'm sharing a great way to give furniture a new look. I found this ho-hum side table at the Salvation Army for $15: What I liked about this table besides the price, were the details in the corners below the drawer. Pieces like this are fantastic because they are like a blank canvas. There are just so many ways you could update this simple table. I chose to paint it (surprise!) and add fabric to the drawer: You know I should own stock in this fabric.  It … [Read more...]

13 Thrifty Makeovers and a Fun Anouncement!

Hi friends! Do you love saving money like I do? Do you love having new things for your home like I do also? Those two things don't usually go hand in hand, but today I'm going to share 13 thrifty makeovers that satisfied both! These are all my own projects and some go way back! :) Let's start with this sad little cabinet I picked up for $5 at the thrift store: With a little paint in a fun pattern, and some chicken wire, it got a fresh new look! Chicken Wire isn't Just for … [Read more...]

15 Ordinary Items Repurposed

Today I'm digging through my archives to bring you 15 ordinary items that I gave an entirely new life to.  You might never look at these ordinary items the same way again! 1. This was the drawer to the awkward "hump" in our babies' changing table. When we cut the hump off, this was left: I turned it into a mini bookcase to hold my son's books: Fun Drawer Upcycle 2. I found this painting at a yard sale for $2: I replaced the painting with chicken wire and added fresh paint to … [Read more...]

How I Destroyed and Rebuilt My Sectional

How many of you were so excited about finding just the perfect sectional only to realize that once you got it home or lived with it a while, it was not the perfect seating choice after all?  Pick me, pick me (as my husband always says when he has the answer), me! I shopped for what seemed like forever for just the perfect sectional sofa, and I thought I had found just the one. I imagined we would all be lounging around on it together in our jammies under blankets watching movies.  The reality … [Read more...]