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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 […]

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Are you looking for the perfect paint for furniture, signs, junk projects, and home decor? You have come to the right place. We use, love and carry all DIY Paint products and finishes. DIY Paint only has 9 ingredients, is clay based, does not require sanding, and it one of, if not the most highly […]

FINDING FURNITURE: Do you love Facebook Marketplace as much as I do? I mean, really, I need more furniture makeover projects in my life as much as I need a box of Sees Chocolate Candy. Want badly, DO NOT NEED. If you have seen my garage over the years, you can check that out here. […]

How to easily blend and layer DIY Chalk and Clay Based Paint

Big Announcement Happy New Year! Are you the type that makes New Year’s Resolutions? I LOVE thinking about all the new things I might accomplish this year. Top of the list is….drumroll please! Turning my trash into cash in a BIG way! I am opening a store!!! Along with my friend and business partner, Randi […]

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

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 […]

Trashy Tuesday Garage Sale Leftovers! Garage Sale Leftovers!  I have decorated much of my house from free Junk and Garage Sale Leftovers are one my favorite ways to get free furniture.  I am also sharing what I got for free from my Junk network and of course, the Dumpster! It’s been a while since I […]

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 […]

Trashy Tuesday – House of Junk Is your house literally full of junk?  Mine is, in a roundabout way.  If you are new here, take a look at my junk makeovers.  About 90% of the furniture in my house is upcycled, JUNK.  Exhibit A.  My Bench Made Entirely of Junk complete with Shoe Storage from […]