Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids BLACK + DECKER

Thanks to BLACK+DECKER for sponsoring today’s post, Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids. All opinions are 100% my own. I finally did it! Inspired by BLACK + DECKER’s “Your Big Finish” initiative, I completed a project I’ve been meaning to do for a while now. A few months ago, I found a little bench while […]

Play Kitchen Hutch from Thrift Store Finds

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Play Kitchen Hutch From Thrift Store Makeover

I had made a little play kitchen hutch for my daughter before, as well as refurbished an old Disney princess table I got for free. Along with a Pottery Barn stove I got on Craigslist, my daughter plays with this little play kitchen almost every single day. This is why I couldn’t resist making another […]

DIY Furniture Makeovers Anyone Can Do

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Furniture Makeovers Anyone Can Do

I love thrift shopping and garage sale hunting.  When I take a piece of furniture home, I honestly just figure it out as I go.  I find that most of these makeovers I do are pretty easy and be completed in a few hours or less. I thought I’d put together some of my favorites […]

Thrift Store Finds to Makeover for Your Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY projects for kid's toys and furniture befor and after collage.

I am no stranger to thrift store shopping. In fact, I have done so many thrift store makeovers that I have lost count. I noticed that I have made over several pieces, specifically for my daughter, so I thought I’d put together a round-up of thrift store finds to makeover for your kids. This entire […]

Spray Painted Chevron Dresser DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Spray Painted Chevron Dresser

I have had this dresser since college.  It was an inexpensive IKEA buy that has lasted over 15 years. Now, I am working on making my walk-in closet a little prettier and wanted to make it stand out. This project came just in time for the Make It Yours®​ with Krylon® contest (details to follow) […]

Chalkboard Activity Tray Thrift Store Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Activity Tray Thrift Store makeover

My daughter uses this plastic activity tray that has now officially been through the ringer.  Not only does she use it to color on or eat snacks on, she steps on it, leans on it, and sits on it. It’s now warped and slouchy in the middle. When I went on a hunt on my […]

Easy Store Bought Frame Metallic Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Easy Clearance Sale Frame DIY Makeover

Just like me, one of my best friends can’t pass up a good deal.  After the Fourth of July, she found some patriotic red, white, and blue frames for three dollars apiece. But there was one problem. They don’t match her décor in her home.  She brought them to me and I did a quick […]

Thrift Store Doll Bed Makeover DIY

by Dinah Wulf
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I was perusing Goodwill last week and found this wooden doll bed for $7.  I snatched it up right away and posted it on Facebook and Instagram. I got to work almost immediately because I couldn’t contain my excitement for the great deal I just got.  Here is my Thrift Store Doll Bed Makeover DIY. […]

Trash to Treasure DIY Serving Tray How To

by Dinah Wulf
Trash to Treasure DIY Serving Tray How To

One of my best friends gave me this tray that she was about to throw away. It was actually from a bridal Shower we gave many many years ago! I decided to keep it and bring some new life to it.  Here is my Trash to Treasure DIY Serving Tray How To. You only need […]

DIY Kitchen Playset

by Dinah Wulf
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Mia loves her bed. She sleeps in her toddler bed that was once her crib. Now that she’s almost four, we thought it was a good time to get her a new bed.  After literally weeks of convincing her to get a new one, I had to make some room in her bedroom. I moved […]

Thrift Store and Garage Sale Transformations

by Dinah Wulf
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I just realized that I haven’t had a chance to go thrift store or garage sale shopping in a while. A thrifty shopping trip is WAY overdue.  I did however put together some of the Thrift Store and Garage Sale Transformations I have done and I came up with this list of 27 step by […]

How to Upholster a Step Stool

by Dinah Wulf
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How to Upholster a Step Stool was written by Loren Crane from Pandora’s Craft Box. When they tell you that you are not going to like the terrible two’s they did not know how badly the horrible three’s where going to be. My little kiddo is fantastic but at times I need to remind him […]

Antiquing Furniture with Chalk Paint

by Dinah Wulf
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Antiquing Furniture with Chalk Paint was written by Loren Crane from Pandora’s Craft Box. I don’t know about you but I love chalk paint. I want to use it on everything. There is fun making something new or damaged seem rustic. I am all into antiquing furniture and transforming it into something you can’t recognize […]

How to Repair a Broken Mirror Frame

by Dinah Wulf
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Five months ago I got an amazing deal on two mirrors at Home Goods.  They were in the clearance section because they were damaged.  One frame retailed for $120 and I got it for $8 and the other retailed for $80 and I got it for $12. I made over the former into a two […]

Antique Corner Chair Update

by Dinah Wulf
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Boy have I had this chair for a very long time.  I posted it on my Facebook page over the summer asking if I should make it over and I got over two dozen responses.  You can read them all here!  Oh! And if you’d also like to follow me on Facebook too, that would […]

Another Ottoman Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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At the end of this past summer, I was sent on a crazy thrift store shopping spree by one of my sponsors. One of the many treasures I found was this ottoman that I got for five dollars.  I ended up sharing my upcycle on my post, Five Dollar Thrift Store Ottoman Makeover.  I was […]

Brick Mantel Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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This post may be a little premature but I am so excited to share my brick mantel makeover!  It’s not quite finished. We still need a cover for the front but I was too excited so I had to share it now.  We finished painting the inside of the house got new floors and baseboards…checking […]

Upcycled Dining Room Chandelier

by Dinah Wulf
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BE FORWARNED!!! This post contains a FAIL! I think I added too much bling to this attempt at my upcycled dining room chandelier.  Let me explain. Here is the chandelier before… nice… but not our style. My husband and I took it down and he decided he wanted to try and upcycle it instead of […]

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