Thrift Store Inbox Makeover

Hello awesome Friends! On Tuesday I shared a peek at today's project. Apparently there are a lot of these floating around out there because several of you mention you had one too! I'm talking about this wooden inbox I scored at the thrift store for $2.25 several months ago: Anything that is made of wood catches my eye when I'm thrifting since I know paint can work wonders, and as soon as I saw this on the shelf, I knew just what it could be. Painting it and adding handles turned it … [Read more...]

Stenciled Flatware Box Makeover

Hello lovely friends! If ya'll have spent any time here at all, chances are you've seen a flatware box makeover or two or five. I just cannot pass them up when I see them! As I was looking through my storage room to find my next project, I found three of them, and decided this one would be my next makeover: Seems easy enough, right? That is until you open it: Yikes...that is where all the hard work takes place. Let's see how this baby turned out, shall we? Ooh la … [Read more...]

Dated Little Rocker Makeover

Hello amazing friends! Can I tell you how nice it is to have the freedom to dig to through my pile and pick something to make over, and not feel like I should be doing something house-related? This is the first time I have felt that freedom since moving in back in August, and it feels so good! My pick for today is this dated little rocker I picked up at the thrift store for $5 just before the holidays: Harvest gold velvet hasn't been in fashion in 40 years so I'm pretty sure this … [Read more...]

Dresser turned Office Storage

Hello beautiful friends!! It is my favorite day of the month: Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday!! I know I share a ton of those around here, but when I get to do it with four of my favorite treasure-maker friends, it is even better! You might have seen this dresser that I recently picked up at the thrift store, on my Facebook page : Okay so I know it's not exactly trash, but it had been sitting there long enough to get marked down twice so nobody was fighting anyone for it. It was originally … [Read more...]

My Favorite non-Furniture Projects of 2017!

Hello beautiful Friends! On Tuesday I counted down my 10 most viewed posts that were published in 2017, most of which were furniture pieces. But some of my favorite projects aren't furniture so today I am counting down my top 10 favorite non-furniture pieces! Just look at all this potential: I was so tickled to be able to turn these old, trashed, broken, or just forgotten pieces into beautiful new treasures to be enjoyed for years to come! #10 Coming in at number 10 is this mirror … [Read more...]

Top 10 Posts from 2017

Happy New Year, amazing friends!!  Can I tell you how excited I am to get started on a brand new year full of thrifty makeovers?? I snuck in a couple of thrift store stops this weekend and found a some goodies to start the year off right! This is going to be a fantastic year! :) Before we dive into a brand new year of makeovers, today I have pulled together my 10 most visited posts that were created in 2017! I always enjoy looking back, and I thought you would too! (Click the link below each … [Read more...]

Updated Thrift Store China Cabinet

Hello amazing Friends! I hope you all had a lovely Holiday. I am still recovering from all the food I ate! Since my Furniture Fixer Upper Crew and I usually get together the fourth Thursday of the month to share furniture flips, and with the hustle of the holiday, we decided that today it would be fun to share our favorite furniture fixer upper makeovers of the year! There are six of us in all so be sure to look for the links to my friends' projects at the bottom! My favorite furniture … [Read more...]

Fun Christmas Place Card Ideas

Amazing Friends, have I got a super fun place card holder idea for your Christmas table today! I shared this post back in 2014 and it still makes me chuckle! Every year I host my family for Christmas Eve Dinner, and I always try to come up with a fun way to mark each person's place at the table. My family always looks forward to seeing what I've come up with! Are you ready? Drumroll...I made us all Santa's little helpers! How fun is that? Just look at my Hubby in his cute little … [Read more...]

Living Room Revealed and Ready for Christmas!

Happy Tuesday, Friends! The countdown to Christmas is definitely on now...only six days left! How is that even possible?? Thank you for all the wonderful feedback on one of my most treasured Christmas tradtions that I shared on Friday. You can visit it HERE if you missed it. We've been in our house for almost five months now and I have yet to share my living room! I have only shared peeks, but not the whole space. Well today is the day! And of course it is decorated for Christmas. Here … [Read more...]

One of my Favorite Christmas Traditions!

Surprise! I am coming to you on a Friday! Hey there amazing Friends! One of my favorite blogging pals, Laura from Duke Manor Farm, invited a few of us to get together today to share something a little more personal: our favorite holiday traditions! The first thing that came to mind was my Christmas Village. I don't usually share mine here, but it is very special to me, and I'll tell you why. It's more than just a group of tiny houses covered in faux snow. My Mom … [Read more...]