Upcycled Garage Sale Mirror and Mini Stool


This is the dark wood frame from a garage sale mirror I purchased last Saturday.

Ornate Garage Sale Coffee Table Upcycle


I purchased this little oval coffee table for $5 at a garage sale last summer.

Kitchenware Repurposed As Fall Decor


I think it's a challenge to create holiday decor from garage sale and thrift shop finds, and stuff laying around your house. I purchased a box of old measuring cups at a public school garage sale a while back. 

In today's post, I will repurpose them and some wooden spoons as rustic fall decor.

Garage Sale Antique High Chair Upcycle with Milk Paint

In May of 2018, I attended a great garage sale (the first one of the season) and purchased this old high chair ($5), in addition to lots of other cool stuff HERE.

It has been waiting in my shed for an upcycle.

Craft Shop Wood Chip Baskets Repurposed As Fall Pumpkins


Here is a fall craft idea using these baskets.

Vintage Magazine Holder To Repurposed Rolling Pin Display


I ran across this garage sale, vintage, maple magazine rack in my shed this week.  I also came up with a re-purposing idea.

Vintage Two Tier Drum Table Transformation

This is a little vintage table that my mother found thrifting.  The top had some finish and water damage so she had a tablecloth on it most of the time.  

Junk Garden Before and After Photos

BEFORE:
Junk Garden Before and After Photos
Back in May, I shared this cute little galvanized pot wreath given to me by my Aunt.

Junk Garden Before and After Photos
It is planted with Cape Primrose.  Details on this post can be found HERE.

AFTER:
Junk Garden Before and After Photos
The wreath with Cape Primrose is doing very well on my covered patio in late July!

Junk Garden Before and After Photos
They have at least doubled in size, and have bloomed continuously.

BEFORE:
Junk Garden Before and After Photos
In early June, I repurposed a primitive wooden box as a planter HERE.

AFTER:
Junk Garden Before and After Photos
My ferns have thrived on the covered patio.

BEFORE:
Junk Garden Before and After Photos
Planted here along the shed, is a bucket of red verbena and lobelia, red seed geraniums in the window box, yellow lantana in a small bucket and purple fountain grass in a large kettle.

AFTER:
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The plantings in late July.

BEFORE:
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The succulents on the left all overwintered from my gardens last year.  The coffeepot is planted with red petunia and lobelia.

AFTER:
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The plants are all doing well.

BEFORE:
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Foundation plantings on the side of the house in early June.

Junk Garden Before and After Photos
Late July along the house.

BEFORE:
Junk Garden Before and After Photos
Buckets of red impatiens.

AFTER:
Junk Garden Before and After Photos
DEER!!!!!!  My Liquid Fence spray hasn't always worked this year!

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The Front Yard Flower Border 2012-2020

2012
The Front Yard Flower Border 2012-2020
Today, I am sharing front yard border photos from the last nine blog years.

Some years have subtle changes, but I try most years to change up the junk and some of the flowers too.

25 Cent Garage Sale Quilt Rack Makeover


I picked up this smaller, wooden quilt rack at a garage sale for 25 cents.

It was in pretty good shape.