Upcycling Ideas for Wooden Bowls

Upcycling Ideas for Wooden Bowls

Wooden bowls are one of those things I see at thrift stores that always make me pause while browsing. Now, if I see immediately that they are made from bamboo or pieced together, I keep on walking by. But, solid wood or beautifully turned by a woodworking artist? I absolutely stop and almost always buy!Read more ›

Halloween Tray with Vellum Paper

Halloween Tray with Vellum Paper

Finding this vellum paper while thrifting was quite the delight, I must admit. The graphics were vintage-inspired and my mind was immediately flooded with any number of project ideas. But the one that appealed to me the most involved making a Halloween tray.Read more ›

Dark Academia Decor from the Thrift Store

Dark Academia Decor from the Thrift Store

Dark Academia decor isn’t exactly a home decor style that you might see in the major magazines or HGTV shows. But it’s a decorating aesthetic that is making the rounds on social media and it caught my eye immediately- especially from a thrifting point of view!Read more ›

Hello Fall Sign on a DIY Loom

Hello Fall Sign on a DIY Loom

When I first spotted this thing at a thrift store, I had no idea what it was. Which, I suppose, made it even more attractive to me because it ended up in my cart! Posting it on my Facebook page revealed what it was- a casserole dish holder- but I was already mulling over using it as a DIY loom. A DIY loom that could double as a standing frame to display a Hello Fall sign!Read more ›

Upcycling Ideas for Halloween Ghost Decorations

Upcycling Ideas for Halloween Ghost Decorations

Over the years, I have made a LOT of Halloween projects for my blog. And while there have been many jack-o-lanterns and haunted houses, I’ve also created a good number of Halloween ghost decorations from various things, too.Read more ›

Pumpkin Coasters for Halloween

Pumpkin Coasters for Halloween

Even though I’d already made a set of Halloween coasters before (remember this creepy set?), I couldn’t help myself recently. When I spotted this stack of plant saucers at the thrift store, I immediately thought of easily transforming them into pumpkin coasters for Halloween.Read more ›

Rainbow Organizer for Art Supplies

Rainbow Organizer for Art Supplies

Since I don’t have kids, I don’t typically create projects that are geared towards the kiddie lifestyle. But, I decided to celebrate the new school year underway by creating some arts and crafts storage with something I found at the thrift store. Since the 64-count box of crayons was always my favorite school supply, I’m honoring that colorful memory by creating a rainbow organizer for art supplies!Read more ›

Modern Fall Decor for the Fireplace

Modern Fall Decor for the Fireplace

I wasn’t entirely sure what this was when I first spotted it at the thrift. But when I got close enough to inspect it, I realized it was a folding candelabra of sorts. I thought, “Well, this will look lovely in front of our fireplace”…and slowly an idea for modern fall decor started to percolate in my mind.Read more ›

Non-Pumpkin Fall Decorations

Non-Pumpkin Fall Decorations

I’ll be the first to admit that I absolutely LOVE pumpkins when it comes to decorating for Fall. I have “pumpkinized” countless thrift store items over the years, and yes, there will be MORE in the future. But even I recognize the fact that they can be easily overdone. So, I thought it’d be fun to create a post about non-pumpkin fall decorations in case you would like a bit more variety, as well.Read more ›

Coastal Fall Decor

Coastal Fall Decor

Many years ago while visiting our old stomping grounds (West Palm Beach), we visited a nautical antiques shop that was simply FABULOUS. While no longer in business there, I’ve had a prized pair of lobster buoys since our visit. And one of them recently inspired me to create some coastal fall decor.

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