Shopping in Nashville, TN: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Nashville, TN: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

Nashville, TN is unlike any other city around – blending southern charm, country western feel, and funky scene into one fun city. But when I visit Nashville, I have one specific goal…to hit up the best antiques, vintage, architectural salvage, and thrift stores in town.Read more ›

Mid Century Modern Makeover on a Wooden Lazy Susan

Mid Century Modern Makeover on a Wooden Lazy Susan

Every now and again, I prefer doing a “refinish” than a “repurpose” on something that needs some TLUC (Tender Loving Upcycling Care). And so was the case with this wooden lazy Susan …badly stained with water rings, it was begging for a makeover. So, I decided to turn into vintage decor with mid century modern style.Read more ›

30+ Upcycling Ideas for Spring Home Decor and Spring Crafts

30+ Upcycling Ideas for Spring Home Decor and Spring Crafts

Even though Autumn is far and away my favorite season, I always reach a point each winter where all I can think about is Spring, Spring, Spring! And friends, that time has once again arrived. To usher in its colorful and sweetly scented arrival, I wanted to collect some Spring home decor ideas to share with you.Read more ›

Cactus Decor or Faux Cactus Made from Deck Post Caps

Cactus Decor or Faux Cactus Made from Deck Post Caps

On my recent Junkin’ Journey trip to Charlotte, NC, I swung by a Habitat Restore and spotted a bin filled with deck post caps. You know, those wooden ball tops that go atop deck or fence posts? I studied them for a bit as I mulled an idea around in my head. Could I upcycle them into cactus decor or faux cactus plants?Read more ›

Boho Decor from the Thrift Store

Boho Decor from the Thrift Store

Boho decor (or Bohemian decor, gypsy decor) is hot and trendy right now. From bright colors to purposeful clutter (or maximalism), it feels, in many ways, to be a direct response to the neutral, pale palette of modern farmhouse. In this “Thrift the Look” challenge, my blogging friends and I decided to take on modern Bohemian style – and I am SO EXCITED to share it with you.Read more ›

30+ Upcycling Ideas for Garden Planters / Garden Pots

30+ Upcycling Ideas for Garden Planters / Garden Pots

As an upcycler, I absolutely LOVE incorporating vintage treasures- especially ones in disrepair- into my garden decor. And I am by no means alone- using antiques or secondhand items as garden planters or garden pots is so popular, that big box stores are stocking their shelves with “new made to look old” garden items. But save yourself a trip, head out to your garage or shed, and you may just have the perfect piece to use. Read more ›

Shopping in Charlotte, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Charlotte, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

Ever since we moved to the Carolinas, I’ve really fallen in love with Charlotte, NC. It’s just the right-sized city for me- big enough to have it all and “feel” like a city, but not ridiculously overwhelming or impossible to navigate. And so it’s high time for me to blog about shopping in Charlotte, NC – specifically looking for the best antiques, vintage, architectural salvage, and thrift stores in Charlotte (and Concord, NC, as well).Read more ›

Vintage Farmhouse Decor with Architectural Salvage

Vintage Farmhouse Decor with Architectural Salvage

When I spotted a pair of plain bookends at the thrift store, I knew right away that they could become stunning vintage farmhouse decor with the right pieces of architectural salvage. I just needed to find the right “bits” to complete my vision.Read more ›

Utensil Caddy Paint Brush Holder (And More Craft Storage Ideas)

Utensil Caddy Paint Brush Holder (And More Craft Storage Ideas)

Craft room storage and organization are a constant struggle for me, so it’s on my mind a lot. And this entire post started out when I found a utensil caddy while thrifting. At first I wasn’t sure what I’d do with it, but I realized later on that it would make the PERFECT paint brush holder.Read more ›

30+ Upcycling Ideas for Vintage Light Fixtures

30+ Upcycling Ideas for Vintage Light Fixtures

Vintage light fixtures are a source of constant upcycling inspiration for me. Whether a glass globe, swag chandelier, porch light, or otherwise, there are endless repurposing possibilities for them. And if you have a Habitat ReStore nearby, then you know there are a TON of vintage light fixtures available for upcycling ideas and projects.Read more ›