Wooden Tripod Lamp

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Sherry from Pondered Primed Perfected had been searching for a wooden tripod ever since spotting the tripod floor lamp in Restoration Hardware’s catalog. It seemed almost unbelievable when her husband Scott found one at one of their thrift store pillages. Using the parts from an old, dismantled lamp, Sherry and Scott turned the tripod into {…Read More…}

Glazed Accent Table

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Amy from Junque Chic 5 found this table at her local thrift store. I really like the interesting octagon shape of the table and base and all the detail work. Can you believe that base is actually made of plastic though? After a thorough scrubbing, Amy primed and painted the table. She then applied a {…Read More…}

Decorative Chalkboard

Tammi from Eleventh House found this wood piece leaning on a wall in the thrift store. She asked about and was told she could have it for only two bucks. Score! Tammi wasn’t really sure what it was originally but knew exactly what she had in store for it. When Tammi was a child, one {…Read More…}

Shirt Covered Lampshade

While in the process of updating her boys’ bedroom, Beth from Home Stories A2Z needed a lamp for the space. Beth found the old lamp that used to be hers as a child in her parent’s attic. It even still wore the Cinnamon Toast Crunch sticker that Beth had “decorated” it with as a young {…Read More…}

Glass Photo Ornaments

Brittany from Pretty Handy Girl recently hosted a talk at her favorite ReStore about creating holiday décor from thrifty finds. Her favorite transformation originated as this outdated brass light fixture. Brittany carefully removed the glass pieces and turned them into photo ornaments using Mod Podge and scrapbook paper. She attached some screw eyes to the {…Read More…}

Vintage Leather Top Table

Amy from Junque Chic 5 was shocked to find a leather-top side table for only $10 at a local thrift store. They rarely had good finds, so Amy scooped this baby right up! It’s only major flaw was a gaping whole in the back where someone had undoubtedly put power cords. Using what she had {…Read More…}

Chandelier Cake Stand

I am so in love with this chandelier repurpose from Jamielyn at I {Heart} Naptime. This girl’s a genius I tell ya! Even though she didn’t need another chandy, she couldn’t pass up the ugly brass one she found for only $5 at Goodwill. Just in time for her daughter’s first birthday, Jamielyn had the {…Read More…}

Red Entertainment Center

Bekah from Country Mouse Tales found this dresser shoved in the back of a consignment store. The price had been knocked down to $15 because it had been there a looong time and no one apparently wanted it. That is… except Bekah! She had grand plans to turn it into an entertainment center for her {…Read More…}