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Thrift Score Thursday 93

Hello dear friends! Welcome to the last #thriftscorethursday of 2015!!! The Thrift Score Thursday hosts are going to be taking off the next two weeks to spend the holidays with our families, but we’ll see you back here bright and early the fi...
by The Gathered Home on Dec 17, 2015

Thrift Shop Makeovers Make Great Christmas Gifts

I always pick up old cutting boards at thrift shops and garage sales.  I like to display them as is as well as up-cycle and re-purpose them.  This cutting board or breadboard (I grew up calling them breadboards) and a smaller one are about to be tr...
by Organized Clutter on Dec 13, 2015

Thrift Shop & Garage Sale Up-cycles with Old Sign Stencils

This wooden lazy Susan was at the thrift shop this week.  The tag was still on the bottom, and it was from Target.  I thought the lazy Susan might be a good piece to try a new stencil I received compliments of Funky Junk Donna.Read more »...
by Organized Clutter on Dec 12, 2015

Thrift Score Thursday 92

Hello my friends! I hope this week has been treating you well and that you’re psyched and ready for another Thrift Score Thursday party! My Find: You guys know me by now. I can’t resist brass animals. Can’t even. They call out to me...
by The Gathered Home on Dec 10, 2015

Red and festive Christmas mantel with DIY lit canvas

One of my favorite places to decorate (and share with you!) is my mantel!  And I just love my Christmas mantel this year. I usually sort of already have a mapped out plan in my head of what I want to do way ahead of time but this year I really h...
by The Frugal Homemaker on Dec 9, 2015

Thrift Shop Christmas Makeover: Framed Stenciled Snowflakes

I purchased these 3 square frames from the thrift shop yesterday for $1.50.  I cut off the white ribbon and painted the frames with Decoart Chalky Finish Paint in Lace.Read more »...
by Organized Clutter on Dec 6, 2015

Projects I Brought to my Shop Recently

 When I found an old wooden tennis racket press at the thrift shop, I added a piece of chalkboard purchased at Menards.  It is made by Georgia Pacific and sold in 2' x 4' sheets.  The hardest part of this project was cutting the fairy thic...
by Organized Clutter on Dec 3, 2015

Thrift Score Thursday 91

Happy Thursday, friends! It’s good to be back! The time off last week was fantastic, but I still enjoyed scrolling through the #thriftscorethursday feed and keeping up with all the great stuff you guys have been posting. The Features: Prepare...
by The Gathered Home on Dec 3, 2015

Magical Thrift Store Makeovers

Oh we have a great collection of Magical Thrift Store Makeovers for you today!  A bit of this and a sprinkling of that!!!  One thing they all have in common is that they are spectacular and as the saying goes…”You’ve Come a LONG w...
by TheCottageMarket on Nov 30, 2015

Magical Thrift Store Makeovers

Oh we have a great collection of Magical Thrift Store Makeovers for you today!  A bit of this and a sprinkling of that!!!  One thing they all have in common is that they are spectacular and as the saying goes…”You’ve Come a LONG w...
by TheCottageMarket on Nov 30, 2015

A Framed Scabble Tile Christmas Tree

One item that is seldom in short supply at the thrift shops in my town are frames, so it's no wonder that I use frames in my projects very frequently.  Here I purchased a $2 frame and painted the frame with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in French Line...
by Organized Clutter on Nov 21, 2015

More Charming Upcycled Chair DIY Projects

I think you will enjoy this collection of More Charming Upcycled Chair DIY Projects!  I am constantly amazed how many different ways you can take an old chair…even a broken chair and make something absolutely fabulous with it!  Well that is w...
by TheCottageMarket on Nov 19, 2015

Thrift Score Thursday 90

Oh you guys! How has another week passed by so quickly already?! My theory: black magic. Until I’m proven wrong, that’s what I’m going with to explain how I blinked and somehow another Thrift Score Thursday has rolled around! The Fe...
by The Gathered Home on Nov 19, 2015

Thrift Store Tray to Christmas Sign

It’s time for our monthly Thrift Store Decor blog hop and this month I’ve got a cool thrift store tray turned Christmas Sign.  One of my favorite Christmas songs is Mele Kalikimaka by Bing Crosby and the Andrew Sisters.  There’s...
by Domestically-Speaking on Nov 18, 2015

Thrifty Owl Figurines And A 10 Minute Makeover

Petticoat Junktion   It’s Thrift Store Décor Makeover Day and this is an extreme makeover! The owl figurines look extremely different than they did when I purchased them and spray painting them... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by Petticoat Junktion on Nov 18, 2015

Eclectic Thrift Store Makeovers

Hi everyone!  It is once again time for Makeover Monday and today we have a cool collection of Eclectic Thrift Store Makeovers!  There is no theme…just interesting and cool Thrift Store Makeovers!   You will find projects that are perfect f...
by TheCottageMarket on Nov 16, 2015

Thrift Score Thursday 89

Holla, you guys! Welcome to another Thrift Score Thursday and thanks so much for tagging along with us for 89 weeks so far! You make every week unbelievably awesome! My Finds: So I dropped the bomb on Monday that plans are in the works to get our hou...
by The Gathered Home on Nov 12, 2015

Cute Little French Stools: Thrift Shop Makover

I found these cute little stools at the thrift shop last week.  They were unfinished wood.  First I gave them a coat of dark walnut wood stain.Read more »...
by Organized Clutter on Nov 8, 2015

Up-cycled Thrift Shop Reindeer

 I picked up these three wooden reindeer at the thrift shop this week.  Would you have given them a second look at $3?I painted the thee deer with two coats of DecoArt Americana Chalky Paint in Lace.  Then I sanded them a bit to distre...
by Organized Clutter on Nov 7, 2015

Thrift Score Thursday 88

Hey there awesome people! How’s it going? I apologize for going radio silent for the last week – I’ve been sick and practically super-glued to the couch, but I think  (hope!) I’m on the mend. At the very least, I’ve bee...
by The Gathered Home on Nov 5, 2015


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