I’ve done really good with curbing my “buy-and-hoard” tendencies at the thrift store. But when you find thrifted pathway lights like these, and then upcycle them into fall-inspired DIY lanterns, I have a renewed appreciation of my “buy-and-hoard” ways.
I bought these old path walkway lights many months ago from the thrift store.
I gasped when I found them because I knew how amazing they could be once you get past the dirt and discoloration. They turned into great upcycled Fall-inspired lanterns!...
Hooray for more holiday treats! I am sure you have seen a good ornament wreath before, but why not make one exactly the size and colors that you want? This ornament wreath is not only super customizable, but super easy too! You only need some pool noodles (YES, POOL NOODLES), ornaments, loads of hot glue and dried greenery to create this beauty! Add some lights for a pretty glow and you are seriously set for a nice mantle piece.
I have gotten together with a group of talented bloggers, we will be creating a project and post about it each month. We call ourselves The Thrifty Chicks. What is different about this challenge is we will have a specific subject. This month the topic is chairs! And you know how I love to create things from chairs. So what can you make with an old chair?
Taking a vintage milk can off the farm and giving it a new purpose as a side table to use in your living room, bedroom, guest room, entryway or on your porch.Love this project? You can buy your own by clicking the link below. Just so you know, Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.
This post was submitted to the Grillo Designs blog by Marcie Goodman. She shares a great step by step tutorial on how how she created this swinging bed from pallets for her deck! Hard to believe right? Keep reading! (You can also see other DIY PALLET project ideas on the blog by clicking HERE)
During my recent music room makeover, I found myself looking for ways to incorporate some extra seating. My sights settled on an old cedar-lined storage chest, which was the right height for seating but didn't present the most inviting surface. I considered simply upholstering it, but one day while listening to The White Stripes' song "The Hardest Button to Button," I thought, why just wrap the lid in fabric when I could do something WAY more complicated? Wouldn't that be FUN??
And so, the plan for the diamond-tufted storage ottoman was born.
I saw one of these a few years back but it was well out of my price range. I patiently waited until I was able to find two matching sewing machine bases so I could make one of my own.