Music to My Makeover Lovin’ Ears


At Always Arty, Lisa’s friends were planning to throw out this old guitar.  She convinced them to let her take it home, instead.


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Christmas Makeover for a Flea Market Find

Lake Girl Paints tray before

Deb of Lake Girl Paints found a wooden tray at a flea market for only $1.  She gave it a makeover inspired by her favorite coffee chain’s Christmas to-go cups.

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Handpainted Leaf Table

Ashley from Domestic Imperfection got this octagonal accent table at the thrift store for the bargain price of ten bucks. She had big plans to make it over with some fresh paint, a stenciled design on top, and glaze treatment to accent all the gorgeous details. Ashley ran into a few snafus along the way {…Read More…}

Wood Storage Stand

When Kimberly from Tiaras and Bowties – Think Smink saw this discarded fruit stand sitting by the dumpster behind her local drive thru quick mart, she knew it had to come home with her. I would have been pretty giddy too about this unique find! Kimberly went with her first instincts for the makeover. She {…Read More…}

Painted Bird Shelf

Fiona from Lilyfield Life was driving home from school drop off and saw this old TV cabinet on the side of the road. She came to a screeching halt and first tried to fit it into her car. When that failed, she ditched the car in the middle of the road to roll the cabinet {…Read More…}

Handpainted Scroll Dresser

You may remember Karin from Art Is Beauty making a mad dash to grab everything she could from a dumpster before it all met its end. This dresser was one of the things she salvaged. It was a bit of an eyesore but certainly not hopeless enough to be trashed. Karin sanded her down and {…Read More…}

Handpainted Decorative Cabinet

Mary from The Decorative Paintbrush got this cabinet from a friend that was moving out of state. It had been sitting in the basement for awhile, and it showed! Mary though is always up for a challenge! Down the road Mary was asked to donate a piece to an auction for a scholarship fund. She {…Read More…}

Blue End Table with Design

Rita from Curbside Creations found this sad-looking table in someone’s trash. The finish was pretty much scratched off the tabletop.  With just some paint, Rita worked her magic. She first painted the table a soft powder blue and then grabbed her artist’s brush to freehand a design on top. If you weren’t born with Rita’s {…Read More…}