Curbside Suitcase Makeover

That's right, no shame here. I sure DID pick up a suitcase off of someone's curb. In fact, I picked up two! I was taking my Mom home the other day and happened through the neighborhood I grew up in when I spied these two lovelies sitting out for the trash: I'm sure these were all the rage back in the day. I quickly threw them in my car and was on my way. Today is Trash to Treasure Tuesday and I had another project in mind, but I really wanted to play around with my new luggage. (Plus … [Read more...]

How to Paint a Laminate Kitchen Table

Hi there, awesome Friends! I am so excited about today's post! If you follow along with me on Facebook, you might remember this little kitchen set I spied at the thrift store over the Summer: Gorgeous? No it certainly is not, but together we decided I should get it anyway. Although the top is laminate, the chairs are solid and the whole set was only a mere $45! It was originally $89, but all furniture was half off that day so I just had to bring it home. I love anything … [Read more...]

Window Shelf

Hi Sweet Friends! Ready for a trash to treasure transformation?  Good! Because it's Trash to Treasure Tuesday! Today I'm sharing what I did with this $5 yard sale window: I picked up several windows this Summer and had yet to do anything with them. For today's transformation, I decided to create something simple with one of them. I sifted through my curbside-found wood stash and found the perfect pairing for one of the windows to create this: This window was not painted, so … [Read more...]

Jewelry Holder & Chalk Board

Hey party people!! Today is my kiddos' first day back at school woohoo yippee yahoo. For them...I am squealing with delight for them of course as I know how totally psyched they have been to get back to school. ;) Seems like a perfectly good day to share a little thrifty upcycle, don't you think?  It's Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday so make sure you stick around to see four other fabulous upcycles from my talented and thrifty friends, at the bottom! I am sharing what I did with this $1.50 … [Read more...]