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6 Fabulous Thrifty Upcycles


Hey guys!  I hope you’re having a wonderful week so far and that you have safe travels if you’re visiting loved ones for the holiday.  My friend Christy is here today sharing 6 of her favorite thrifty upcycles – she’s a genius at repurposing!  Enjoy the inspiration.   Hello Girl in the Garage readers!  I’m […] Read more…

“DIY’ers Delight” Giveaway


Hey guys!  Today we’re having a belated launch party to celebrate DIY Furniture Makeovers, the new website I recently started for featuring furniture makeovers done by bloggers.   Anyone who loves updating furniture will be inspired by the projects featured on this site – be sure to stop by for a visit and take a look […] Read more…

Treasure Hunting 16


Have you ever heard that phrase about eating – “Your eyes are bigger than your appetite,” or some other variation?  Basically, everything looks so good that you put too much food on your plate and then you can’t eat it all. The same is true with me lately, but with furniture instead of food.  I haven’t had […] Read more…

Vintage Painted Suitcase


Hey guys!  Today I’m revealing a project I’ve wanted to do for a long time. You may be thinking “What’s the big deal, a painted suitcase?”  But I have seen some very pretty ones used as decor – kind of shabby chic actually – and I finally found the perfect suitcase and perfect way to […] Read more…

DIY Coffee Table – Restoration Hardware Knockoff


Hi everyone!  I’m Shanna from Restoration Redoux. I’ve known Jen for several years now and I’m super excited to come for a visit while she’s spending some time snuggling that sweet little baby!  My blog, like Jen’s is full of furniture makeovers, crafts, and home decor.  For this next project I stepped out of the […] Read more…

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