Thrift Shop Shelf Upcycle with Hardware Cloth

This little homemade shelf was a recent purchase at the Littlefork Thrift Shop.  It was quite rough plywood except for the back which was a smooth shiny piece of wall paneling.  I removed the paneling back.

Rummage Sale Clock Repurpose


My project today begins with a homemade wooden clock face that I purchased at a rummage sale for $1.

Up-cycled Midcentury Metal Plant Stand

I purchased this little black metal plant stand at a rummage sale two weeks ago.

Thrift Shop Wall Magazine Holder to Family File Organizer

I don't find wooden wall magazine racks very often at the local thrift shop.  This one was probably from a waiting area in an office or clinic.  I thought it had some possibilities so I picked it up.

Thrift Shop Cutting Board Repurpose

You know I always pick up inexpensive cutting boards when I find them, and this one was no exception.  It's quite plain, not very thick and when I looked at it I saw a HANG TAG.
First, I painted the cutting board with one coat of Dutch Boy Chalky Paint in Antiquated Lace. This paint is not pre-mixed. I distressed the thin coat of chalk paint with with 220 grit sandpaper.