Easy Picture Frame Valentine project. Perfect as a gift, home decor, or even as a wedding gift. Step by step directions and tips to DIY it.
If you're looking for easy projects you've found the right spot. Gail Wilson will show you how to repurpose regular old household items as well as reclaimed furniture pieces.
These repurposed projects can be done in an afternoon. What better way to spend an afternoon than turning trash into treasure the easy way? Whatever you're looking for, it's here.
All tutorials have step by step picture tutorials to help you successfully achieve your own simple project this weekend. Bonus! If you ever get stuck on a project, Gail is just an email away. She's always eager to help you finish those projects in record time.
I am revisiting an old post with updated images and text to show you how to make an easy headboard bench for your home, patio or garden. This is a great project for a beginner, or someone who has limited tool resources.
Do you stress over “how to distress” furniture and other diy projects? I’m sharing many projects highlighting 5 ways to get the perfect look. I’d love to hear how YOU choose to distress your projects.
How to make a red side table by repurposing an old sewing machine cabinet found at the thrift store. It’s an easy project than can be done in an afternoon with little or no tools!
Check out the BEST upcycled thrift store projects of 2020 from the Thrift Store Decor Team! We’ve collected all of our best projects from 2020 that YOU can easily replicate at home–some with just PAINT!
I’m so excited to share this with you today! An easy project-how to make ornaments out of happy meal toys or your child’s favorite action figures. Step by step directions to make your own today!
This collection of repurposed glass ideas will inspire you to pick up some glassware at the thrift store or a yard sale. Easy gift ideas. Some ideas are from the early days, but still very relevant for today!
How to make pretty, colorful glittered pine cones for your home decor. Lots of tips and tidbits to make this an easy afternoon project. Which is your favorite color?
How to make scrap wood Christmas decor projects for your home, or as gifts for friends, neighbors teachers and more. Easy details included.
We have a huge collection of over 150 frugal DIY gift ideas for teachers neighbors, friends and more! Make it special by making it homemade!
How to turn a perpetual calendar into a countdown to Christmas project. An easy project that the kids could even help with. Bonus–it holds candy canes!
This collection of over 150 trash to treasure Christmas Decor Ideas from 7 top DIY bloggers will have you trying to decide what to make first. What is your favorite?
How to make scrap wood Christmas ornaments to give as gifts. Tips on where to find the wood, how to stain. Ways to stencil and hang them.
This tutorial will show you how to dismantle a vintage drawer in order to make a drawer front sign. Tips on painting, and making a wire hanger. Easy project to do in an afternoon.
Spindle ornaments out of repurposed chess pieces? YES! I have had these old wooden chess pieces for probably 10 years or more. If you’re a regular around here, you know I love spindle projects. Repurposed Chess Pieces That’s right, these guys have been waiting around for their perfect repurpose into spindle ornaments. I was going…
How to make a vegetable bin out of a repurposed cabinet door. Make your own project in an afternoon to hold produce and vegetables. Easy & inexpensive. Customize it to your own needs!
How to make decorative wooden houses out of scrap wood pieces. Tips for painting, stenciling styling and more. Easy project to do in an afternoon. Great idea for neighbor or teacher gifts!
I’m sharing the easiest ever farmhouse ladder tutorial. You can easily replicate this blanket ladder project on your own in a couple of hours.
How to decorate flour sack towels for your home decor. Stop shopping for them, and DIY it! Step by step directions will leave you loving these cute towels. Even an alternative way of hand decorating flour sack towels.
How to prep and paint acorns from your yard. Step by step details on drying, baking, painting and sealing. A great Fall decor project.
Last week when I was digging through my baskets for the thrift store basket with leather belt, I remembered this great idea for a cute washi tape basket idea from my friend Jeanie at Create & Babble. She left her basket au natural, but I decided to paint my basket. After spray painting the last…
I have already showed you the twin to this repurposed bunk bed …. the bunk bed wall shelf. Today I have another repurposed bunk bed project, a small shelf, but more importantly it’s a great DIY bed coat rack! Share & Save On Pinterest! How To: DIY Bed Coat Rack My friend…
This repurposed headboard sign isn’t too difficult to make. I used a power saw to cut the bed apart, but you could use a handsaw. Small bunk beds or twin headboards are fairly easy to find. This would even work with a larger bed, you would just cut more of the sides off if you…
How to spray paint plastic chairs. You know those old white chairs you have? They are pitted and ugly? Easy fix with some colorful spray paint! Refresh wrought iron metal furniture with spray paint too!
How to make a small shadow box using hobby plywood board and wood glue. No nails needed for this project. Step by step directions included so you can make one, two, three or MORE!
If you’re serious about furniture flipping and want to have a quicker turnaround, I highly recommend making your own chalk paint primer! DIY Chalk Paint Primer for Furniture Projects Have you seen this sofa table makeover ? I painted it using my homemade diy chalk paint primer as a base coat. I’ve never been a…
How to make an easy DIY plate stand using thrift store items. Yep, a brass candlestick and a pretty blue plate make the perfect match for this easy project.
I’m sharing a step by step picture tutorial of how to make an easy pallet sign. Lots of tips about my favorite products for making an easy project to help decorate a coffee lover’s kitchen.
Using a thrift store chandelier, you can make this rope wrapped candelabra. Instead of candles, you could use solar lights. See more ideas for chandeliers while visiting this tutorial
Because I’m out of commission for awhile with a bad wrist, I’m revisiting a repurposed window project. I hope it inspires you to do your own repurposed window project. I recently finished (redid) a project that I started over a year ago. It had been hanging around my garage for way too long! Easy Repurposed…
Tips for turning an old singer sewing machine base into a table for your sofa or hallway. Spray paint was used for the base and reclaimed wood was used for the table top. Lots of tips for you to DIY.
Today, I’m sharing a couple of pallet top side tables. I have this thing for tables, and have collected several metal table bases. Metal Side Tables One metal table base had a top that was not made for outdoors, another didn’t have a top when I got it. Pallet wood is perfect for this project…
Spray painting glassware is not only easy, but it’s fun to change up thrift store pieces on a whim!
Old 90’s furniture gets a new look. A little TLC and paint, the set of bookcases are hardly recognizable. An easy bookcase makeover that will surprise you. Make your own chalk paint to make this not only easy, but very frugal!
I have an easy craft project to share with you! How to decoupage a watering can using pretty floral napkins. This easy craft can be done in just a couple of hours. Do more than one to make a set. Great for displaying cut flowers indoors.
Collecting glassware can be addictive! But, it’s a lot of fun and can be very rewarding when you have a lot of unique pieces to choose from when you make your repurposed glass totems. It really is a great way to upcycle all those glass vases you may already have on hand.
You know I love any and all solar light ideas! Repurposed Floor Lamps as Solar Lights are so easy to do. Sometimes they last long enough that they get a makeover on a makeover! That’s what this month’s Thrift Store Decor project is about. I repainted the floor lamp base and the solar light to spruce up the backyard camper retreat.
This fun and frugal picture frame shadow box is a fairly easy DIY using drawer parts and thrift store items. Step by step instructions included. The shadow box has been featured in a couple of magazines.
While digging in the wood shed for my next project, I landed on this old sewing cabinet that would be perfect for a side table. The poor thing did need a little TLC. Old Sewing Cabinet into Side Table The base of the sewing cabinet doesn’t look too bad. But the top was a little…
How to make your own repurposed drawer jewelry organizer. I used an old drawer, but you could easily customize this project by making a box out of 1×4’s. This jewelry organizer can hang on the wall or rest on a dresser. The small white dishes are perfect for holding smaller items such as earrings or bracelets.