Thrift Store Furniture, Art, and Decor for Our New Home

Thrift Store Furniture, Art, and Decor for Our New Home

Earlier this year, I published a uniquely personal blog post that showed you our new home. In my eight years of blogging, I can count the number of personal posts that I’ve published on one hand. But, I have to say, the response was incredibly favorable with many requests for MORE personal (or non-tutorial) content. So, I wanted to give you a six-month update on the thrift store furniture and decor that we’ve purchased so far.Read more ›

Boho Vase with Terracotta Paint

Boho Vase with Terracotta Paint

There are few guarantees in life, but this one is certain. Any thrift shop I walk into is sure to boast a bountiful collection of clear glass vases. So, I’m always looking for fresh ways to transform them into something special. This time, I wanted to try out a new-to-me craft product and create a boho vase.Read more ›

Weaving in a Circle on a Pizza Pan

Weaving in a Circle on a Pizza Pan

Weaving has made QUITE the trendy comeback in the past few years, hasn’t it? I’m always game to try out different craft techniques, but my weaving had been limited to a couple of simple basket projects. That is, until I spotted this perforated pizza pan at the thrift. And I wondered…could I use it for weaving in a circle to create a wall hanging?Read more ›

Welcome to Our New House!

Welcome to Our New House!

Normally, I never post anything “personal”. It’s always a tutorial, themed collection of ideas, or a thrift store decor post. But with the new year upon us, I thought I’d take a breather from the norm and talk about our new house.Read more ›

Vintage Brass as a Boho Candle Holder

Vintage Brass as a Boho Candle Holder

For years, I’d heard about a cleaning “hack” for vintage brass that didn’t seem possible. But I was finally able to give it a try when I found this brass cauldron at Goodwill. I wanted to upcycle it into a boho candle holder by polishing it up and adding a little pizazz to the handles- without a drop of paint in sight.Read more ›

Boho Bookends as Botanical Home Decor

Boho Bookends as Botanical Home Decor

A pair of plain wooden bookends at the thrift store is ALWAYS going to catch my eye. I mean, a plain wooden ANYTHING will do the same- let’s be honest. But this pair grabbed my attention recently and today I’m transforming them into boho bookends with some botanical flair.Read more ›

Boho Pillow Covers from Upcycled Sweaters

Boho Pillow Covers from Upcycled Sweaters

If you read my book, “Crafting with Flannel”, then you know that I recommend thrifting for flannels during the warmer weather months. Well, the same goes for other cozy clothing, including sweaters! And after finding some colorful, patterned sweaters at Goodwill, I decided to make some Boho pillow covers with them.Read more ›

Upcycling Projects and Ideas for Bohemian Style Decor

Upcycling Projects and Ideas for Bohemian Style Decor

It seems as if the current trend of Bohemian style decor is a direct result of backlash against farmhouse decor. Whereas farmhouse style decor is very neutral at its core, boho decor is vivid in color and has a “more is more” mentality. The only decor theme my home has is “secondhand” versus an actual decorating style. But I find myself frequently drawn towards the colorful playfulness of Bohemian decor.Read more ›

Basket Wall Decor with Bohemian Design

Basket Wall Decor with Bohemian Design

A quick perusal on Pinterest (and DEFINITELY on Instagram) will show you just how popular Boho decor still is. And more specifically, that basket wall decor is a pretty common theme in Bohemian design. So, of course, I wanted to get in on the fun with a thrifted version that had some Sadie style flair.

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DIY Boho Decor with Bottle Charms from Metal Buttons

DIY Boho Decor with Bottle Charms from Metal Buttons

Several years ago, I upcycled some metal buttons into Boho jewelry that resembled old coins. I loved how it turned out and wanted to reuse that same “craft” in a new way. But, this time I’m using the vintage buttons to make coin charms that I’ll use to decorate some old bottles. DIY Boho decor has been on my mind lately and I hope this upcycling idea will give off the right Boho vibes!Read more ›