This chair was headed to the dump! I intervened and brought it home. A little bit of stitching, painting, new screws, and some stencils and now I have a brand new chair that I love and enjoy sitting on! Before When I brought this chair into my garage for the makeover, I could see why it was going to the dump in the first place. The top was scratched, the seat was worn out and torn, and the legs made a creaky sound because multiple screws were loose. Even if you chose to repaint, … [Read more...] about I Rescued This Chair From The Dump And Gave It A Makeover
Most of my projects are pieces that can be repurposed within a few days, and require little to no major work. They’re also very affordable and keep my home looking like a million bucks while costing me mere peanuts, so this project was a departure from the norm. In the quest to make my home the best it can be, I’ve been searching for vanities for months, but every one that was the size and style I was looking for cost around $1,000 which was way out of my budget. Not to fear though, one … [Read more...] about Goodwill Dresser Gets a Vanity Facelift
This wooden oldie used to be my dressing table under the full-view mirror back when I was in high school. I found it in my parent’s garage while I was visiting for the summer, sitting in the middle of the ‘please throw me away’ pile. Because my cousin had very recently mentioned that she needed a new dresser, the first thing that came to my mind was all the ways I could redo and revamp this MCM dresser. After the flashbacks of me getting ready for prom and girls night-ins had subsided, I … [Read more...] about A Cool MCM Dresser I Finished Today! Love How It Turned Out!
I ventured down into the hellish heat of Phoenix on Saturday for the first (hopefully annual? semi-annual?) Arizona Bloggers Tour de Thrift. Thanks so much to Jax from Aly & Ash and Ashley from Cute as a Fox for doing a smashing job organizing this very successful event. We met for brunch at Mimi’s Cafe, then headed off to three area Goodwill stores. The best part, I have to say, were the full-to-bursting-with-fab-and-useful-stuff swag bags each attendee received! Paint from Krylon and … [Read more...] about Tour de Thrift and some Sneak Peeks