Thrift Store Transformations

One Gal’s Junk is Another Gal’s Tea Party

Friday, April 24th, 2009

My little five year old girl loves to throw tea parties for her friends. Mind you, her friends are furry and have names like “Muffin” and “Candy” but I still let them play together.

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Last weekend, I was making the rounds at the local thrift store, and also happened to just pop in to this garage sale in the neighborhood. At each stop, I found a little vanity bench and paid $4 for each of them, with the intention of turning them into tea party perches for those furry friends she likes to party with.

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DIY: Chair Recovered, A Cinderella Story

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

This dusty old chair was sitting at the local thrift store with a $3 price tag.  I gave her a makeover, and bibbity bobbity boo, now she’s Belle of the Ball.  Or at least, the belle of my office.

Before and After:

If you don’t have a handy magic wand, then gather these supplies:

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Revamped Pieces

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

 

One Fair Chair

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Recovered & Retufted Ottoman

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Thrift Store Vanity Benches

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Painted Oak Mirror

before and after

Thrift Store Coffee Table

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Plastic Pots turned Chic Cachepot

tree before and after

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