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Nautical Rope Candlestick

I adore decor with a summer vibe throughout the year.  Anything with that beachy, nautical look always catches my eye.  So when I came across a giant wooden candlestick I thought why not turn it into a Nautical Rope Candlestick?  Seemed the logica...
by Domestically-Speaking on Jul 13, 2016

Strange findings: Eminem in a Thrift Shop?

I found Eminem at a thrift shop. Seriously. Have you guys ever bought something second-hand and found something from the previous owners? Like a necklace in an old couch or money in the pocket of a thrift store coat? Yesterday, I found three very s...
by blissswirl's fantage cheats on Jun 29, 2016

Thrift Score Thursday 117

What’s up on this fine Thursday, friends? I’m sorry for unexpectedly going silent last week. I had an entire week of migraines that made looking at a screen or even getting out of bed impossible – I went almost a full week without e...
by The Gathered Home on Jun 23, 2016

Thrift Score Thursday 117

What’s up on this fine Thursday, friends? I’m sorry for unexpectedly going silent last week. I had an entire week of migraines that made looking at a screen or even getting out of bed impossible – I went almost a full week without e...
by The Gathered Home on Jun 23, 2016

Thrift Score Thursday 115

Hey, you guys! Happy Thrift Score Thursday! It feels good to have my life back in some semblance of normality – we are closing in on 2 weeks here in the new place and I’m slowly unpacking and finding a place for everything. >> Yo...
by The Gathered Home on Jun 9, 2016

Thrift Store Clock | An Easy Paint DIY

Friends I love an easy update and one of my favorite DIY products to use is Paint!  So you know I’m loving this Thrift Store Clock Makeover.  Paint was a great way to update a dated clock and bring it into modern times.   I’m joining m...
by Domestically-Speaking on Jun 8, 2016

Sisal Rope Wrapped Rusty Starfish Seashell Bucket

Petticoat Junktion Thrift Store Decor Day This has to be one of my favorite days of the month. Finding items to repurpose is high on my everyday bucket list (no pun intended). I stenciled a seashell... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jun 8, 2016

Thrift Store Clock | An Easy Paint DIY

Friends I love an easy update and one of my favorite DIY products to use is Paint!  So you know I’m loving this Thrift Store Clock Makeover.  Paint was a great way to update a dated clock and bring it into modern times.   I’m joining m...
by Domestically-Speaking on Jun 8, 2016

Thrift Score Thursday 113

Happy Thursday, my friends! I’m so sorry to have just abandoned you last week, but I promise, it was for a good cause – I was traveling for my cousin’s wedding and we were getting everything settled to close on our new home! (Full...
by The Gathered Home on May 26, 2016

Thrift Score Thursday 111

Hey friends! What’s up? I’ll have some beans to spill regarding our move very soon. I don’t want to announce anything just yet, but let’s just say, the end is in sight… If you know me well, then you know that I absolute...
by The Gathered Home on May 12, 2016

Cutting Board Organization

It’s Thrift Store Decor time again and I’ve got a cute makeover!  I’ve been on the search for something to keep my cutting boards organized.  They use to just be leaning up against the kitchen wall and of course when you pull one...
by Domestically-Speaking on May 11, 2016

Cutting Board Organization

It’s Thrift Store Decor time again and I’ve got a cute makeover!  I’ve been on the search for something to keep my cutting boards organized.  They use to just be leaning up against the kitchen wall and of course when you pull one...
by Domestically-Speaking on May 11, 2016

Rain Boots And Flowers Make Me Smile

Petticoat Junktion Rain Boot Flower Display Welcome to Thrift Store Decor day. This month’s project isn’t really a makeover….it’s more of a re-purpose project. A really cute project. I’m... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...
by Petticoat Junktion on May 11, 2016

Thrift Score Thursday 110

Good morning friends! How is this lovely Thrift Score Thursday treating you? I am hanging in there during this roller coaster of selling our home and house shopping right now. “Roller coaster” is a good term because a) my anxiety is at ne...
by The Gathered Home on May 5, 2016

Thrift Score Thursday 109

Good morning and happy Thrift Score Thursday my friends! How are things going in your world? Any good recent thrifting scores? My Find: I’ve been simplifying things just a bit around here, as I’m trying to strip down my maximalist tendenc...
by The Gathered Home on Apr 27, 2016

The EASIEST Thrift Shop Re-purpose EVER!

A thrift shopping trip earlier this year netted this one Demco retro deco style metal bookend from the 1970's.  This before pic was quite blurry in my dark laundry room.  The color is beige.   I had purchased my first can of Krylon Chalky Spr...
by Organized Clutter on Apr 19, 2016

Easy Mason Jar Candle Lantern

Life is busy… so easy is my BFF.  So for this month’s Thrift Store Decor I went easy and turned a hanging metal container into an Easy Mason Jar Candle Lantern.  I fits perfectly into our nautical decor and I’m loving it in our fa...
by Domestically-Speaking on Apr 13, 2016

She Stencils Seashells But Not By The Seashore

Petticoat Junktion   Framed Seashell Stencil Art Wall Decor I know…..lame title. Did it get your attention? The framed seashell stencil art wall decor was a mirror in it’s prior life. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Petticoat Junktion on Apr 13, 2016

Easy Mason Jar Candle Lantern

Life is busy… so easy is my BFF.  So for this month’s Thrift Store Decor I went easy and turned a hanging metal container into an Easy Mason Jar Candle Lantern.  I fits perfectly into our nautical decor and I’m loving it in our fa...
by Domestically-Speaking on Apr 13, 2016

Milk & Cream Company Framed Stenciled Sign

I purchased this square frame at a thrift shop last year.  It and unfinished frame that I stained with the vinegar and steel wool grayish stain.  Then I never did anything else with it, until now, when I found a square of Russian birch plywood (for...
by Organized Clutter on Apr 11, 2016


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