Repurposed DIY Dog Bowl Stand

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Dog Bowl Stand

I was on a massive trash to treasure hunt the other day. I had some free time because my husband was on a date with our oldest daughter getting in some bonding time. So, the baby and I went to a couple thrift stores to see if we could find some potential new projects. One […]

How I Saved Hundreds of Dollars on Wall Mirrors

by Dinah Wulf
Wall Mirror Makeovers

The six mirrors I’m about to show you cost me about $100, plus a few dollars for supplies. Together they are worth much much more. I have had all six for a minimum of three years and they have lasted room changes and even a move to a new home. They were all what I […]

3 Beach Inspired Crafts for Adults with Tutorials

by Dinah Wulf
3 Beach Inspired Crafts for Adults with Tutorials

With summer here, the beach really inspires me creatively, especially when it comes to entertaining. Here are 3 beach inspired crafts for adults with step by step instructions. You can use all three for your summer parties and BBQs this year! DIY Shell Napkin Rings Materials:                    Shells Rope- I used manila rope (3/8 inch X […]

Thrift Store Magazine Rack Upcycle

by Dinah Wulf
Painted Thrift Store Magazine Rack

My husband and I always seemed to order magazine subscriptions from our friend’s older kids.  We actually have some pretty good ones. I love flipping through them on my spare time. Even though our world is saturated with digital information, I will always love the feel of actual magazine (or book) pages.  I went to […]

Vintage Toolbox Serving Caddy

by Dinah Wulf
Vintage Toolbox Serving Caddy Carrier

The other day I posted a picture of this vintage toolbox I found at the Long Beach Antique Swap Meet. It’s fairly large and beat up and I bought it for $20.00. I asked my Facebook friends: “Help: I have this old wooden toolbox that I’d like to use for entertaining. Carry drinks, plates, napkins, […]

Painted Upcycled Garden Tools

by Dinah Wulf
Painted Dipped Upcycled Garden Tools

I was at Habitat for Humanity not long ago and found these garden tools for about $3-$4 apiece. I snatched them up and took them home thinking in my head that, “these are great. I need them, but I can make them prettier…” Ha! So, here is my quick and super easy tutorial for how […]

Upcycled Thrift Store Easter Bunny Décor

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Thrift Store Easter Bunny Decor

I was out trash to treasure hunting the other day and saw these adorable stone Easter bunnies. I couldn’t however, bring myself to pay the price for them. I decided to go on a thrift store search for cheap ceramic bunnies that I could upcycle to make my own version of this upcycled thrift store Easter […]

12 Thrift Store Housewares Transformations

by Dinah Wulf
How to Etch Glass Thrift Store Makeover

When I go trash to treasure hunting at a thrift store, I head straight for the housewares. There are so many fun things to look at. I take my time investigating each aisle and inspecting vases, bowls, cups, trays, anything that speaks to me. I have done a lot of thrift store housewares transformations over […]

DIY Upcycled Striped Utensil Holder

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Upcycled Striped Utensil Holder

A friend of mine, Rasy, asked me for tips on how to make a knock off of these utensil holders she loved.  She wanted the look without paying full price. I raided my craft room, gave her some tips, and gave her most of the supplies. She texted me her project, and it turned out […]

Repurposed Thrift Store Frame Wreath

by Dinah Wulf
Thrift Store Frame Makeover for Front Door Wreath

My best friend and I decided to check out a new thrift store in town called, Savers. I found some good trash to treasure stuff while I was there! One of which was this old painting (print actually) that I bought because I loved the oval gold frame. I thought it would make the perfect […]

Planting Succulents in Thrift Store Vases

by Dinah Wulf
Planting Succulents in Containers

I bought some succulents at the Pasadena Flea Market at the Rose Bowl on Mother’s Day (we had a fantastic time by the way… the place was HUGE!). These little lovelies were only a dollar each, which is awesome because they are typically $2.50-ish in stores around here. You can see the little cuties on […]

Teacup Bird Feeder Repurposing Idea

by Dinah Wulf
Teacup Bird Feeder Repurposing Idea

I love finding pretty teapots and teacup and saucer sets when I go thrift store shopping. You can find some great sets for as little as $2.00 or a pretty pot for $5.00. I always wanted to make a teacup bird feeder and I finally got around to doing it. It’s the perfect project for […]

Repurposed Jewelry Organization Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Jewelry Organizing Ideas

For some reason if my jewelry is displayed, I wear it more… probably because it’s right there for me to see and choose from, as opposed to a hanger in between my clothes that I forget about. I realized today that I had created several organization and storage options for my jewelry in my walk-in […]

DIY Christmas Card Display

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Card Display with Chicken Wire (1)

  This article, DIY Christmas Card Display, is sponsored by Pear Tree Greetings. All opinions are 100% my own. Lucky for me, this year I was able to design my custom Christmas cards with Pear Tree Greetings. There were SO many choices for holiday photo cards I couldn’t decide. Their personalization process made it so […]

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 […]

Mini Winter Forest in Vintage Tea Cups

by Dinah Wulf
Vintage Tea Cup Decor

It’s the little things like this that make me happy… a good deal, an old treasure, a stranger’s artwork. I found these two little vintage tea cups at a thrift store. They stood out like sore thumbs in a sea of saucers, other tea cups, and coffee mugs. I picked them up without a thought […]

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 […]

Thrift Store Find Wooden Bowl Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Wooden Rope Bowl DIY

I spend A LOT of time perusing the aisle of thrift stores. As a result, I have done so many thrift store makeovers. If I go, I rarely leave empty-handed. If you have the patience to look, there’s a good chance you’ll find a hidden gem.  I found this wooden bowl for $6.00 at a […]

How to Etch Glass Thrift Store Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Etched glass salt and pepper shakers.

I found these spice jars while I was thrift store shopping the other day.  I fell in love with the little wooden lids, PLUS they were only 99 cents each.  My Mother accidentally broke my antique pepper shaker that I had and so I decided to turn these spice jars into my everyday salt and […]

Teacher Gift Thrift Store Upcycle

by Dinah Wulf
Teacher Gift Thrift Store Makeover Upcycle (2)

When I was thrift shopping the other day I found a kids activity tray that I upcycled; I also found this rooster tray for $3.00. Not my style, but definitely fixable with a little thrift store upcycle. I snatched it up and decided to make a colorful tray for Mia’s teacher to use in her […]

Budget Vintage Mad Hatter Tea Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Vintage Mad Hatter Tea Party Centerpieces (2)

So yesterday I shared the Tea Party Themed Candy Station for this vintage Mad Hatter tea party I have been working on. In that post, I shared my problem and fiasco with mixing up important dates. Well, my problem didn’t stop there.  I am far from a procrastinator. I do things WAY in advance.  I’ve […]

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 […]

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