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Two Free Dumpster Tables that Got an Easy Makeover Recently my husband and I became empty-nesters! This has left us with some empty bedrooms. And plenty of space to have a dedicated guest room! We invited out-of-town friends (last-minute ask) to stay with us recently when they were in town for a wedding. Dilemma…I did […]

The French Provincial Dresser If you grew up in the 70s or 80s, chances are you had one of these dressers in your bedroom set! There are so many variations of the French Provincial Dresser. Although there were so many manufacturers of this style of furniture, they all have a few things in common that […]

The Before and After Dresser Makeover! The Beginning – FB Marketplace is my weakness! True confessions time. As much as I LOVE Dumpster Diving and the thrill of the hunt for treasures, I love FB Marketplace almost more! Some people have a TikTok or Instagram issue, I have a FB Marketplace issue. The endless posting […]

DIY Paint will stick to just about any surface. Unless it is super slick, you can see your reflection in it, it is laminate or plastic. DIY Paint will stick to just about any surface. Unless it is super slick, you can see your reflection in it, it is laminate or plastic.

How to take an old bookcase and upcycle it to a rolling cart

Happy Trashy Tuesday! It’s a Lingerie Dresser Makeover! It was time to start clearing out that garage full of junk again and finally get to a diy furniture makeover.  I am VERY good at adding to the collection of junk in there. If you have not had a chance to check out some of my […]

Top 10 Bookshelf makeovers you can do in a day

Trashy Tuesday Top 10 Bookshelf Upcycles Bookshelves are one of my favorite easy upcycles. When I am out on my weekly (sometimes daily) Dumpster cruising, I often find broken, thrown out, old, ugly bookshelves. If the people throwing them out only knew of all the amazing upcycles you could do with an old bookshelf…well, they […]

How to Find Free Furniture – 5 Easy Steps This is an updated version of a post I ran in November 2018.  I am always discovering new ways to find free and adjusting and improving my skills.  Read on if you want to get the best tips on how you can find free furniture! If […]

Trashy Tuesday my 10 best Furniture Upcycles Happy Spring friends!  It’s time to do some Spring Cleaning with all that Junk in your Garage!  Or maybe I should say all that junk in MY garage :() Is the warm weather inspiring you to do some purging, painting and upcycling?   It is me, (even though as […]

Top Ten Junk Makeovers

My Top Ten Favorite Junk Makeovers from my years as a Dumpster Diver, Furniture Makeover artist. Showing you how you can turn old, ugly and free into amazing and gorgeous

How to Make a Bench From a Dumpster Console Welcome to Trashy Tuesday!  You know I can’t resist a good Dumpster Furniture Makeover.  One of my favorite things to make from Broken Furniture is a Bench. Imagine if you will, you are out on a Saturday running errands and decide to take a usual detour […]

It may be hot outside where you are, but the best dressed dressers, and furniture are all asking for the Layered Look!   Are you hearing what your furniture is saying? The cool kids are all doing this technique and I know you are cool 😉 If you think your furniture isn’t talking to you, then […]