Thrift Store Cabinet to Card Catalog Style Cabinet

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Tami from Curb Alert says she sure loves high-end décor, but her budget just doesn’t have room for those high-end prices. Thus, her love for “anything and everything Knockoff” was born. She says, “ With a little bit of creativity you can just about imitate anything.” And Tami showed just how creative she is by [...Read More]

Gold Patterned Desk

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Julia from Cuckoo 4 Design loved the look of a graphic “Bamboo” wallpaper and had the pattern sitting on her desk for months waiting for its grand debut somewhere in her home. A thrift store desk/bar that Julia revamped became the perfect candidate, and she set out to recreate the design with one of her favorite tools – a Sharpie! Doesn’t it look fabulous?!?

white and gold graphic pattern on revamped desk created with Sharpie

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Mercury Glass Lamp

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If you love the silvery look of mercury glass, you will be relieved to know that you don’t have to pay big bucks for the real deal. Like Jennifer from Decorated Chaos shows, a spray bottle of vinegar and water and Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint are all you need to pull off the same finish. Jennifer used this technique to turn a glass lamp from the thrift store into this beauty!

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Painted Vanity Tray

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On one of her many thrift outings, Kimberly from A Night Owl came across a lovely little antique oval mirror tray from Goodwill for just $1.99. It initially sat unused for a couple of months until Kimberly came across Urban Outfitters’ Cut Lace Vanity Tray. She knew just what she needed to do to incorporate the tray into everyday use and grabbed a can of spray paint!

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White Ceramic Pears

Kristen at My Covered Bridge loves a good shopping trip at her local Salvation Army Thrift Store. On one such trip she walked out of the store with a pair of orange ceramic pears. Her youngest daughter was questioning what all the excitement was about over some tacky pears, but Kristen had a vision in [...Read More]

Chalk Paint Bookshelf with Tag Holders

Jaime from Crafty Scrappy Happy gave a dark bookshelf a “light and airy” look with some chalk paint. This was also the perfect opportunity for Jaime to incorporate tag holders and get that library card catalogue feel that she adores. Jaime totally rocked it with her décor. I am loving the vintage vibe, especially that [...Read More]