This month’s Thrift Store Decor project is a farmhouse perpetual calendar makeover. Using Chalk Couture transfers really makes this calendar so charming. If you’re handy enough to paint go for it! Tips for painting with homemade chalk paint and tips for distressing the already painted numbers and pegs.
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Cheap & Easy! That’s what I love! 🙂 Today’s project is both of those. A plain door mat from Home Depot for less than $5 is easily customized with spray paint-even in the dead of winter. I love this color, and it really dresses up this plain rug.
Woohoo! Are you ready for Thrift Store Projects extreme? Over 100 projects of all kinds to inspire you over the next few months. My friends and I are sharing our greatest thrift store project ideas all in one place. Sit back, grab a drink and enjoy!
I’m sharing the easiest iPad or tablet stand ever. Using a cutting board and the back (easel) of a picture frame makes the perfect iPad stand for your kitchen. Look up recipes or catch a movie while you’re baking or cleaning.
A friend gave me a couple of ladder back chairs last year. She had found them on the side of the road. I felt they were the perfect project for this month’s Thrift Store Decor Challenge! For painting details please visit Homeright DIY. Do you like them after I glazed them, or should I have stopped with the white paint?
It’s a special edition of our Thrift Store Decor Challenge! This theme is repurposed planters. I chose to turn an old toolbox into a succulent planter. I hope you love it as much as I do! Be sure to check out all the other ideas from my friends!
Thrift Store Decor time!!! Yep, it’s time for our team to show you our latest and greatest thrift store makeovers. I am sharing an over sized vase I have had for years and never used. It’s just been patiently waiting for it’s big day! Be sure to check out all the other fabulous makeovers shared this month.
It’s time for our thrift store decor projects! I used a reclaimed cabinet door to make a chalkboard. It’s perfect for any room in the house. Use it for decor or for those all important messages. I use one in my kitchen for lists and reminders. I don’t know how I got along with chalkboards for so many years!
Being the second Wednesday of the month means that it’s time for our Thrift Store Decor Team challenge. My friends never disappoint. They are so clever and crafty. Be sure to check out their awesome projects. This is one of your favorite days here on My Repurposed Life. Let me know what your favorite project is, k?
As a lover of wind chimes and one that doesn’t like to throw things away, of course I decided to save this old gal. Some wind chimes need a little more work than others, but I can’t imagine me ever throwing one out instead of repairing it. Do you have an old wind chime that needs some TLC?
Our monthly Thrift Store Decor project post might just be my favorite. Y’all really seem to LOVE these small makeovers because each month it continues to be the most popular post on My Repurposed Life. I always look forward to seeing what my friends will makeover.
Step by step directions on how to decoupage a thrift store basket with hydrangea beverage napkins. I’m not sure why I waited so long to do this project. I have a lot of napkins left over, what should I do next?
It’s time for our Thrift Store Decor Team monthly project! I’m so happy with how my trinket box turned out. It’s really larger than it looks in the pictures. I haven’t quite figured out what I’m going to do with it. The thing would hold all of my remotes, but it would take up too much room on my coffee table. What would YOU do with it?
Awesome thrift store projects from your favorite bloggers. Over 100 repurposed and updated thrift store items to inspire you in the coming months. Save this post, pin it, whatever you need to do. You will want to reference these projects in the future.
How to update a thrift store pedestal bowl using paint, glaze and a stipple effect. The stipple effect is done with a chip brush and helps to hide the brush strokes of paint and glaze.
Repurposed shutter projects are usually very easy and fun to make. Coming by authentic (affordable) wooden shutters is not so easy. That’s why I’m here to tell you that using 1/2 of a louvered door works just as well. That’s what I used on this repurposed shutter magazine rack.
It’s the second Wednesday, so that means it’s time for the Thrift Store Decor Team projects. I love joining in with my friends each month to share great thrift store projects. This month won’t disappoint. Awesome projects for you to work on someday soon.
It’s time for the thrift store decor challenge. I made a small pedestal planter using a reclaimed spindle and a porch light cap. It makes the perfect succulent planter. Be sure to hop over to see the projects my friends made too.
How to make a Sorry game board box to hold trinkets, treasures or gifts! Step by step tutorial will show you just how to cut, score and fold all the lines to get your game board box to the perfect size.
Spring Project ideas using thrift store items! Maybe you have some of these items at home already. Easy outdoor projects. Easy Home Decor projects to make this weekend.
It’s time for the Thrift Store Decor Challenge! I repurposed a cheese cloche glass dome into a butterfly display project. Small butterflies from the dollar store along with a $1 cheese tray makes this project a fun and easy Spring project.
This past year was a busy one for the Thrift Store Decor team. 100 project ideas just for you! Surely there’s something you missed in this huge collection of thrift store decor projects. I wonder which one you will try?
It’s time for this month’s Thrift Store Decor project, a jewelry organizer to hold necklaces. I made two of these organizers out of old table leaf trim pieces left over from another project. Do you remember the console table? Lots of other great ideas from my friends to inspire you to give thrift store items a new life.
Thrift stores are great places to find gold mirror frames to repurpose and transform into new and functional pieces such as this handy memo cork board. Paint is an amazing way to change up hollywood regency gold mirror frames. Tips on cutting thick cork board, as well as other great thrift store makeovers from the Thrift Stored Decor Challenge team!
My Repurposed Life is my name, repurposing furniture is my game. Sometimes I even re-do a re-do. This is one of those projects. After years of having this end of bed bench in the bedroom, it was time for an update. Using a coffee table as a bench for the bedroom is great for putting on shoes and/or helping the pets get off and on the bed. Complete tutorial to make your own.
I picked up a $5 vintage drawer and with a scrap piece of wood, paint and glaze, it’s now ideal for a small wall shelf, or a shelf to rest on a console or library table. I found a new glaze and I’m loving it so much, I can’t stop using it.
It’s time for this month’s Thrift Store Decor Team’s fun makeovers! I did a new lining for a vintage suitcase. You’ll also see a metal farmhouse sign, a desk makeover, an anything container, woven basket and a teacup candle. Something for everyone! Which one will inspire you?
I married a free chandelier with a thrift store floor lamp to make this unique and fun garden or patio light. I’m sharing all kinds of tips and tricks to complete your own project. This is a very versatile project, you could even use candles or flameless candles. This is the monthly Thrift Store Decor Project, so hop over to see what my blogger friends have been up to.
I’m a member of a great group of bloggers that share our Thrift Store Décor Makeovers monthly. I love being part of the group because it forces me to do smaller easy projects that I don’t normally do. We’re getting together this month to share our projects from 2016. Maybe you’ve seen them all, but…
Today I’m going to show you a simple thrift store footstool makeover. This poor little guy definitely needed some TLC. Even John (vendor 169) at Vendors’ Village knew it had possibilities if it were recovered. But I wanted to do a little more than that. I figured it needed a little color. …
I shared this thrift store artwork with you in my Recent Finds Brrr it’s Cold. I said I didn’t remember how much it cost, but it was probably 7-8 bucks. It caught my eye because I liked the shape of the frame. It hung out in the garage ever since, until I finally took…
I picked up this magnetic chalkboard for only $3, and I knew that I could improve it with a little paint. I got it at Joey’s booth at Vendors’ Village. It’s not a fine piece of furniture, or that well-made, but I think this chalkboard still has a lot of years left in it…
I have such an Easy Plastic Frame Makeover for this month’s Thrift Store Décor Makeover-it happens the second Wednesday every month! I love it because it makes me step away from the saw and the drill. Plastic thrift store picture frame This seriously IS the ugliest brown <plastic> frame EVER! But, it was only $2…
I love our monthly Thrift Store Décor Challenge because it nudges me to do smaller easier projects. This month I have a srap wood jewelry shelf. I think that some of you might be more comfortable with easy craft projects versus larger building projects. Vendors’ Village had a little birthday celebration at the end of…
In this month’s installment of Thrift Store Home Décor Challenge is a artwork frame chalkboard. I can never pass up a great $5 picture frame. My garage has many of these waiting for a makeover, but today’s project is a more frequent find. Funny thing is, I can’t find a before picture of it. It…
For this month’s Thrift Store Décor Makeover, I’m sharing how I changed up a wooden silverware box with some paint and paper clay appliques made with IOD molds. Late last Summer I came across this silverware box from Joey’s booth at Vendors’ Village. I ended up sending some of the silverware to Betsy…
I am sharing a vintage washboard memo project. Why? I’ve joined a group of bloggers that have been doing themed projects, Thrift Store Décor! I’m so happy to be part of this wonderful group of multi-talented ladies! And …. y’all know how much I love shopping at thrift stores.