DREXEL VINTAGE DRESSER: I NEED YOUR VOTE

Remember this dresser in our bedroom?  I've always like the Ikea Hemnes dresser shape and the ring pulls were a perfect, inexpensive update that spruced it up a bit.  I never intended to hang on to it long term, but it was getting the job done.  However Read More
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UP-CYCLED THRIFT STORE BENCH

Sometimes a cheap and easy project is exactly what I need.  Even though I have a gazillion enormous projects that need my attention, last night I was like "hey un-finished family room built-ins, I need a break from you and your total life domination. Read More
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A COLORFUL THRIFTED BATHROOM MIRROR

Who loves a thrift store mirror? This girl. When I'm searching for a basic mirror, the thrift store is always the first place I look. I can almost always find a great option on the cheap. They may need a little love, but mirrors can be pricey, yo, so Read More
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JEWELRY NOOK (and painting mirror frames)

We have a little nook in our master bedroom right when you walk in the door.  I wasn't sure what to do with it for awhile, but didn't have room for jewelry or a mirror in my closet, so I wanted to create a little space to keep all of my accessories organized. Read More
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DIY: SPRAY PAINTING BRASS LAMPS

I have long been on the hunt for the perfect white lamps for my nightstands.  I wanted a sort of knobby shape.  I wanted them to be tall.  I wanted them to be bright white.  And I wanted a drum shade.  I couldn't find anything I liked exactly, Read More
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DIY: SPRAY PAINT VINYL CHAIRS

A few weeks ago, I was wandering through Goodwill when out of the corner of my eye, I spotted them-- a pretty pair of pink chairs.  I practically sprinted over to them before anyone else snagged them, and flagged down an associate.  You have to move Read More
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ONLINE THRIFT FINDS

When I'm rocking Rubes to sleep, or waiting to get my oil changed, or if I can't sleep, I tend to feed my online shopping addiction.  Make that online thrifting addiction.  I scroll through Craigslist or KSL Classifieds on my cell phone for online thrift Read More
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WHAT IS OLD IS NEW AGAIN: RECENT THRIFT STORE FINDS

I believe a well-designed space has a balance of old and new.  If everything is new, a room lacks character.  You can find a lot of character in a thrift store. Thrift stores are one of my favorite places to look for decor accessories, furniture to Read More
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