Painted Flower Vase Makeover

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Brandi from Blue Cedar Lane was hitting her favorite shopping spot (aka Goodwill) when she saw a blindingly bright orange flower vase. The vase reminded Brandi of one she had been eyeing at Anthropologie so she grabbed it up. With some paint Brandi was able to achieve the same color combo she loved about her inspiration.

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Framed Pressed Leaves

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To add interest to a small wall in her living room Amanda from Bullfrogs and Bulldogs recreated some botanical pressings she fell in love with at Restoration Hardware. Amanda’s DIY version uses Goodwill frames and botanicals from her farm. Amanda says, “Adding a little antique charm to them makes them the perfect fit for our [...Read More]

Pedestal Side Table

Would you believe you could create your very own pedestal table for only a few buckaroos? Over at Richmond Thrifter, you can learn how to do just that with an old lamp base and picture frame. Erin found her treasures on deep discount from the Goodwill, but you may have just the lamp and frame [...Read More]

Pie Pan Chalkboard

Angie from Knick of Time Interiors is always snatching up secondhand pans when she runs across them on the cheap. It just so happens these pans are perfect for upcycling into decorative chalkboards and magnet boards. The fact that they are metal means you don’t even have to mess with magnetic paint! Plus, they come [...Read More]

Wine Crate Shoe Storage

Ann Marie from White House Black Shutters bought three wine racks at a yard sale for $5 a piece. Although she had no idea what she planned to do with them, she knew she just had to have them. She sure was glad she did when two of the crates turned into shoe storage for [...Read More]

Storage Box Table

Amy from A Nest For All Seasons purchased an old wood box that once held silver at the thrift store for only thirty cents. After seeing Ballard’s beautiful campaign box table, the light bulb went off, and Amy made her own custom campaign box that she adores. Amy’s table design comes complete with birch branch [...Read More]

Rolling Storage Crate

If you have kids, you may find yourself drowning in toys this morning. Natasha from Little Pink Monster created her own rolling crate that’s a perfect emergency toy storage solution. One of the crates Natasha got from the thrift store and restored during an afternoon nap. It’s that easy! Natasha brought the same “pop” to [...Read More]

Painted Glass Vase

Brandi from Blue Cedar Lane had been drooling over the Hive Vases in the West Elm catalog for ages. When she found a black vase at Goodwill, she knew it was the perfect opportunity to make her own.  After priming, painting, and drying overnight, Brandi sanded lightly to show of the vase’s details.  Now she [...Read More]