Fall Themed Coasters Receive A Bohemian Herringbone Makeover

January 15, 2022
Maybe you remember these coasters from last fall.  I found them at our local Menards.  They are still available online  HERE. I ended up creating a fall garland or banner with the coasters  HERE.

Thrifted Wooden Box Boho Makeover

January 12, 2022
I found this unfinished, rectangular, hinged wooden box at Goodwill recently. I paid $5.99.  It was stamped with Carpenters Union, thecountrycarpenter.org.  See my box upcycle, along with 8 more makeover projects from the Thrift Store Decor Team below!

Target Bullseye Playground Bookend Makeover With Chalk Paint & Transfers

January 10, 2022
This is a little set of heavy ceramic or glass black bookends from the Target Bullseye Playground .   Everything is $5 or less in the Bullseye Playground bins. 

Thrifted Stool Upcycle With Navy Chalk Paint & A Cozy Sweater Stencil

January 07, 2022
This little stool was a local thrift shop find!  It had a Hobby Lobby sticker on the bottom, and it's still available at Hobby Lobby online   HERE. I paid just $4 for it. It was a great deal!

Random Junk Thrift Shop Valentine's Day Wall Decor

January 04, 2022
  This project started out with this reddish colored barn wood framed primitive country sign. I purchased it thrifting for $3.  The sign part is painted on a thin piece of board.

Organized Clutter's Ten Best DIY Projects of 2021

December 29, 2021
These mini  Dollar Tree  boxes were upcycled in early 2021 with paint and Dollar Tree stencils. I actually shared several Dollar Tree/Dollar General upcycle projects in 2021, partially due to the pandemic.  I attended far fewer garage sales and paid less visits to thrift shops as well, but luckily Dollar Tree expanded its craft area.   Click on the bold links under the photos for full DIY tutorials.

My Best Junk Garden Posts of 2021

December 27, 2021
After many years of out of control ground covers along the west wall of my house, my husband and I re-landscaped the area with weed block and river rock.  See many more photos of this project before, during and after  HERE.

Recap Of My 22 Thrifted/Upcycled/DIY 2021 Christmas Projects

December 23, 2021
  My Christmas decorating projects began in October with these  garage sale bottles  in a metal container from a garage sale. The bottles were painted with Dixie Belle Paint and decorated with Redesign With Prima Christmas decor transfers. Links to all the projects are under the photos.

Thrifted Cutting Board Christmas Gnome Decor

December 21, 2021
This little cutting board was found at Goodwill.   I think it was hand painted with a Betsey Clark style character , popular with Hallmark back in the day.

Thrifted Framed Galvanized Sign Makeover With Old Sign Stencils Coffee Roasters

December 20, 2021
This is a Goodwill find. The tag on the back indicates it was originally from Hobby Lobby.  It's a framed sheet of faux galvanized metal on a backer board.  I gave it a makeover!