Katie from Little House of Four says she had been obsessed with some black and white hooks from Anthropologie but just couldn’t justify spending $18 PER hook. You can imagine Katie’s excitement when she found almost identical hooks at Goodwill for $1.50. Katie easily transformed the boring white hooks into the Anthro ones with black [...Read More]
Kim from Made in a Day was shopping at a thrift store when she saw a sad little oar coat rack that had seen better days. She says she knew it could be more and took it home with her for a Pottery Barn inspired makeover. All it took was some painting and stenciling for [...Read More]
Megan of Our Pinteresting Family was perusing the Land of Nod catalog when her daughter pointed out a chalkboard globe that she liked. Megan assured her that she could make her own just like it if she came across a cheapo globe at a thrift store or yard sale. It just so happened that Megan [...Read More]
Dria from DIO Home Improvements has long loved Restoration Hardware’s deconstructed furniture and wanted to do her own rendition. The perfect opportunity came when her sister found a cane chair at the thrift store for only $5. Dria sanded down the frame and then applied her own homemade stain to achieved that signature weathered finished. [...Read More]
Sarah of Sarah M. Dorsey Designs shares at Infarrantly Creative how she gave a beat up trunk she picked up at the thrift store for only $7 a bright and bold makeover with painted stripes. The transformation involved cleaning and priming the trunk and then taping off the stripe pattern and painting away. It’s amazing [...Read More]
For a grand total of $3, Sonnet of SohoSonnet was able to create her own set of colorful, geometric coasters. Sonnet started with a set of Christmas coasters she picked up at the thrift store for $2. She says they were just “screaming” for a makeover and that’s exactly what Sonnet gave them with wood grain paper and paint. It just goes to show that there’s a lot more than meets the eye on those thrift store shelves! With a little creativity, you can have Anthropologie-inspired coasters for a mere $3!
Amy from Joyful Daisy is at it again with another MacKenzie-Childs knock off! This time Amy made over her mom’s cookie jars with pretty ceramic knobs and painted lids. Here’s from Amy: “These cookie jar lids only took a couple hours with drying time yet look so cute. I snuck over to my mom’s, grabbed her plain lids, painted them up, and returned them before she got home from work! She was so excited and noticed them right away.”