Want to make a tacky tourist costume for Halloween? It is probably way simpler than you think it is. Grab a few accessories from the thiftstore and you can be a tourist any day of the year. We pulled together this look with one trip to the store and a little ingenuity! Grab your supplies and make your own today.[Read more…]
Make an old lady Halloween costume this year with a few thrift store finds. We actually made this one last year but I didn’t have time to post it. I wanted to get it up extra early this year so that you have time to stalk your local second hand stores for supplies. This is a simple costume and will work for kids and adults of any age!
I thought I would share how to refinish wood furniture today. I have been working on a kitchen table for a while now. It is really past time for me to share what I learned during the process with you all. Get the proper supplies and techniques from this post! You can stain your own furniture with these techniques!
I thought I would share my wood baby swing refinish with y’all. Our grandchild is now 7 months old and it was time for a swing! I mean you have to have something fun to do when you come to the grandparents house right? So I picked up a dilapidated swing for a few dollars at a yard sale. I was so happy with the end results that I decided to snap a few pictures for you. So if you want to refinish some old weathered wood, give my method a try!
This farmhouse utensil holder has served our family for over a year now. I took a thrift store cast off and painted it for a fun addition to our kitchen. This is a super simple project that anyone can do. The trick is to look for a shape you love at the thrift store and ignore the color!
Did you know that you can create a chipped paint finish at home? I am going to give you a technique for creating a lovely, rustic, farmhouse finish on everything from furniture to accessories. The supplies might surprise you but you are certain to get great results from this technique. If you have any old candles around your home, save them! Yep we will be using them as one of our supplies to create a chipped paint finish.
My daughter has been working fast and furious on the nursery for the new grandson. I thought I would share some nautical nursery ideas with you today. Including a dresser to changing table transformation that I completed that you won’t believe! This is part of a series of posts sponsored by the Better Homes and Gardens collection at Walmart. I am compensated for my participation however all projects and opinions are my own. The links in the post are affiliate links and a portion of your purchase will go to support this site.
I heart paint dipped baskets. I find myself using them in a variety of locations around my home. I thought I would share a few of my ideas with y’all today. You might just find an idea for using paint dipped baskets in your own home. Use this method on baskets you already own or raid the thrift store for one awesome project on a budget. I love a DIY idea that is quick and thrifty! [Read more…]
If you are looking for a unique idea for planting your spring and summer flowers, look no further then this painted bowl planter. Find a bowl at the thrift store to transform into the fabulous creation. If you have some paint and a potato, you can make this craft. Did I just say potato? Oh yes I did!
Recycling to me also means saving those thrift store finds. Here I created a vintage map tray from a thrift store tray plus an old book of railroad maps. The results are an amazing and classic serving tray that can be used year round. If you have missed any of our 15 minute crafts this week, be sure to catch up with day 1. You can scroll down and see today’s Craft Lightning posts from our partners at the bottom of this post as well. Now lets get crafty!