Paint and Stain Picture Frame Makeover

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Shanna from Restoration Redoux was inspired to take a wooden frame she’d found from a yard sale for fifty cents and turn it into a Anthropologie look-a-like. Shanna used two different widths of tape to create her lines and then simply painted the exposed wood with beautiful aqua plaster paint. I love the combination of [...Read More]

Chalkboard Globe Makeover

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Lora from Craftivity Designs loves anything globe or map related, so when she saw the Anthropologie Soapstone Globe, she had to recreate it. Lora already had a toy globe on hand that she had picked up at a yard sale for only $2. With some chalkboard paint, it’s now the perfect way to display a sweet note or special quote!

anthro inspired chalkboard globe

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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]

Distressed Black Buffet

Mallory from Classy Clutter was thrilled when her neighbor offered her a long wood buffet for FREE after there were no takers at her yard sale. I definitely would have been walking home with an extra skip in my step afterwards! Mallory sanded it down before hand-painting and distressing it to perfection. Isn’t the buffet [...Read More]

Lyric Wall Art

Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers has been at it again… creating fabulous DIY art. You know this one has to be good because it’s one of Becca’s favorites yet. To create this art, Becca actually designed and cut her own stencil (yes, by hand!) with the words from her and hubby’s “song” and then [...Read More]

Painted Wood Plant Stand

Ann from Stylish Once Again found a wooden plant stand at a garage sale for only $5. It was in sad shape and required a little gluing and sanding. With a fresh coat of off white paint and a bit of distressing, it has a new vintage feel. This little lady is currently looking for [...Read More]

Reupholstered Wood Arm Chairs

Dustin and Whitney from The Rooster and The Hen nabbed some great armchairs at a yard sale for only $5. They were rickety but definitely not beyond repair.  With just some paint and fabric, Dustin and Whitney achieved the $500 look of their inspiration. The transformation really is miraculous! Don’t you just love it when [...Read More]

Burlap Coffee Sack Ottoman

The natural color and texture of burlap makes it a classic when it comes to home decorating. So you can imagine the delight of Jenna from SAS Interiors when she walked out of a local coffee shop awhile ago with some FREE burlap coffee sacks. Jenna immediately envisioned the sacks on an ottoman in her [...Read More]