Saving and Upcycling a Small Shelf

Saving and Upcycling a Small Shelf

It felt really good saving and upcycling a small shelf we've had for many years. It would have been easy to donate it to Goodwill or Salvation Army, but instead I spruced it up and gave it a new purpose. A Little History This piece of furniture was made for us many...

How to Quickly Whitewash Wood Furniture

How to Quickly Whitewash Wood Furniture

Looking to lighten up your home for Spring, but want to keep the cost down? Here's how to quickly whitewash wood furniture. If you follow my blog or have taken a look around here you know I am all about furnishing a home frugally. I shop thrift stores, Facebook...

Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After

Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After

I'm excited to show you a solid wood furniture find. Take a look at this thrifted buffet furniture flip before and after.  Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After You know you've been thrifting for a long time when you can't remember where you got a large...

Amazing Cabinet Makeover With Fabric

Amazing Cabinet Makeover With Fabric

What do you do when you have a very large piece of wood furniture in a smallish room? You turn it into an amazing cabinet makeover with fabric! You also paint it the same color as the room's walls. Even if you have brightly colored walls, you ask? Trust me, you still...

Writing Desk Furniture Flip

Writing Desk Furniture Flip

Guess where this writing desk was found? If you saw the broken drawer and guessed the garbage you would be right. As you may know, we're giving Mary's bedroom a makeover for the One Room Challenge. Over the course of 8 weeks I'll be sharing what we're working on to...

The Perfect Foyer Bench Furniture Flip

The Perfect Foyer Bench Furniture Flip

Do you keep a Thrift list? I try to go thrift shopping every week and when I do I always check my Thrift list. My Thrift list is a list of items that I'd like to buy and ideally hope to find at a thrift store. Sometimes an item can be on my thrift list for a year or...

How I Saved a Damaged Vintage Table

How I Saved a Damaged Vintage Table

While thrifting for furniture I found a table that needed work. I'm going to show you a simple way to save cracked and damaged wood furniture. How I Saved a Damaged Vintage Table The price tag on this little table was $15 so of course I bought it! It has a by gone...

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How to Quickly Whitewash Wood Furniture

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Looking to lighten up your home for Spring, but want to keep the cost down? Here's how to quickly whitewash wood furniture. If you follow my blog or have taken a look around here you know I am all about furnishing a home frugally. I shop thrift stores, Facebook...

Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After

Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After

I'm excited to show you a solid wood furniture find. Take a look at this thrifted buffet furniture flip before and after.  Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After You know you've been thrifting for a long time when you can't remember where you got a large...

Amazing Cabinet Makeover With Fabric

Amazing Cabinet Makeover With Fabric

What do you do when you have a very large piece of wood furniture in a smallish room? You turn it into an amazing cabinet makeover with fabric! You also paint it the same color as the room's walls. Even if you have brightly colored walls, you ask? Trust me, you still...