Desk turned Dressing Table

Hello amazing friends! It's Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday and I am so excited to share a makeover with ya'll today! No I didn't stop the presses here amidst the new house chaos to update a piece of furniture, I planned ahead for this one. Remember when Jack wanted to go to the thrift store to find a piece to paint, and I ended up finding this cool sofa table and this pretty curvy dresser that were both half off? Well Jack found this desk, also half off: He ended up getting it for $20. Then … [Read more...]

Curvy Thrift Store Dresser Makeover

Hello there amazing friends!! I have a brand spankin new makeover to share with ya'll today! I figured my house would be about 75% packed up and a total wreck by the time my post with my Furniture Fixer Upper Friends was due to share, so I planned ahead!  (Be sure to look for my friends' projects at the bottom. :) ) I found this dresser on the same trip where I found this white washed sofa table I shared a couple of weeks ago. Jack was on the hunt for a piece to paint at the thrift store. … [Read more...]

Roadside Footboard Repurposed

Welcome to my favorite day of the month, amazing friends! It's Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday and my friends and I are all sharing trashy makeovers! I love it when I actually have trash to share. I picked this footboard up off the curb on the way to my Mom's house in 2014: The only reason I know when it was is because I shared this picture on Instagram: That poor baby. He's like...no big deal, just a giant bed hanging over my head. There actually was a headboard and … [Read more...]

Dated House Lamp Update

Hey there Sweet Friends! I'm glad I could make some of ya'll feel better about your own hoarding tendencies on Thursday ha ha. If you missed it, I shared my garage and what I decided to finally purge! Read about HERE. I have been working on that set of chairs I uncovered during the big purge, and I will be sharing them on Thursday, so today I'm sharing a quick but cute little makeover! I spied this lamp at the thrift store a couple of months ago: Yep it's a lamp! Cute, huh? It … [Read more...]

Wooden Thrift Store Box Update

Happy Tuesday, amazing friends! Today's makeover is a small one. A little wood box has so many potential uses, so pretty much any time I see one, I buy it. This one was probably the saddest one I've come across: I'm not sure what purpose this served, but what was up with that faux wood contact paper? Or maybe we should be asking why this faux wood contact paper was ever even a thing? Actually I think I remember this look being in our kitchen growing up...I think we had counters that … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Simple Shabby Shelf

Hey there, awesome Friends! Welcome to one of my favorite days of the month: Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday! Pretty much everything I share is a makeover of some sort, but today I get to do it with four of my favorite treasure maker friends. You'll find links to their posts at the bottom. :) Today I am bringing you a redo of a redo. I started with this very Poohesque shelf I found at the thrift store for two whole dollars: You may remember this one from last Fall. The contact paper was very … [Read more...]

25+ Thrifty Furniture Makeovers

Hello my amazing, supportive, encouraging, awesome Friends!!  I am still working on a couple of unfinished projects, so today I decided to dig through my posts and pick out my favorite 25+ (okay, there's 26 lol) furniture makeovers from this year to share with ya'll! I always enjoy looking back, and I thought you might enjoy that as well! Click on the link below each photo to see more of that project. Enjoy! Up first is this antique dressing table I found at the Habitat Restore and paired … [Read more...]

10 Thrifty Reclaimed Wood Projects

Hello, amazing Friends! Today I am sharing some of my favorite thrifty makeovers! The theme for this month's Get Your DIY On challenge is "Wood", and when I think of wood, I automatically think of the stash of old fence pickets I have in my garage.  Nothing makes my heart go pitter patter like seeing a big ole pile of discarded fencing on the curb! That's free money right there! And technically I can call it "reclaimed", right? I shared this scene on my Facebook Page a couple of months … [Read more...]