Archive of ‘Trash to Treasure’ category

12 Clever Trash to Treasure Makeovers

Whether you’re watching Fixer Upper or What Not to Wear (hello reruns!), or scrolling through the internet’s gazillions of DIY websites, is there anything much more exciting than a good Before and After?  The uglier the before, the better.  There’s just something about a clever or unexpected transformation that inspires people to see the beautiful potential […] Read more…

How to Reupholster a Dining Chair + Straying from your “usual” type of project

My favorite pieces to paint are vintage and antique furniture.  The details, scrolls, and craftsmanship are almost unmatched in modern day pieces.  There’s just something so satisfying about taking a neglected dresser, table, or chair that was loved decades ago and transforming it into a beautiful, usable piece again. Can I get an amen? But […] Read more…

French Provincial Desk Makeover with Secrets

Hi there friend, it’s Trash to Treasure day! On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, my friends and I share a transformation of a free or thrifted item.  It’s so much fun to be inspired by budget-friendly makeovers, isn’t it?  You can see theirs at the end of this post, and all my previous T2T makeovers HERE. […] Read more…

Thrifted Art to Stylish DIY Memo Boards

Hi friends, today I’ve got another upcycled project that I did for the market – and they were pretty popular because 3/4 sold rather quickly!   I started with these two yard sale chicken prints (hate the chickens, but LOVE the fancy frames!)… and these two large thrifted frames. This post contains some affiliate links, at […] Read more…

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