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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

Happy Trashy Tuesday!   You won’t believe what I found this past week!  The coolest Dumpster Dive Free Upholstered Chair!  If you are a regular here, you know how much I love FREE FURNITURE.  And you know how hard it is for me to pass on some good Free Furniture. I have been exercising a bit […]

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 […]

How to Makeover Old French Provincial Dresser *This post contains affiliate links, all of the opinions are definitely 100% my own 😉 You recognize this Dresser right?  It was part of your bedroom set circa 1970’s? I was not lucky enough to have this Bedroom set as a kid, (I had beautiful furniture that my […]

How to Makeover a Vintage Stereo Cabinet How many times have you seen one of these old Stereo Cabinets and just dismissed it as a worthless?I found this old Stereo Cabinet one day while out walking my dog.  I really believe people put stuff out on their driveways with a free sign up because they know I […]

How to Decoupage Fabric over Painted Wood Are you a fabric hoarder like me?  I have scraps upon scraps of decorator fabric I have “saved” for that one project I mighhhht do one day.  Well that day has come! You’ll Also Love: DIY Black and White Staircase I found the perfect project to try to […]

Get the Chippy Paint look using Debi’S Design Diary DIY Paint and a surprising little tool. I am in the process of switching from a PC to my MacBook.  In that process, somehow all my before and during pictures disappeared.  SIGH.  Cest la vis. Use your imagination.  Plain brown table, good bones, needs some love.  I […]

Before I share pictures and this post with you I have a disclaimer. No literature was harmed in this project. All books that were altered were not only dumpster dive finds but were the probably trash for the mind as well…..Not that they were THAT kind of trash, I go to the Dumpster not the […]

  It’s here!  The easiest way to learn How To Make Paint Look Like Wood. **This post is my most pinned post!  It has been pinned literally millions and millions of time, thank you!  Please stick around, visit my Projects Page and see what else you might like to check out and try. I enjoy […]

Happy Trashy Tuesday! Well whatever day it is…in the Spirit of Trashy Tuesday…. Over the years I have found more of one type of furniture than any other.  CHAIRS! Why?  I think Chairs are a conundrum for people.  They can be hard to paint, or if a spindle breaks, or comes loose, it takes time […]

Master Bathroom Makeover How To Paint a Sub Floor  And…I had ZERO budget.  You got that right.  ZERO budget to makeover of my Master Bathroom.  I wanted a Farm House look and I had to get very creative with everything I had on hand.  Paints, glazes, and the biggest conundrum of all, what to do with […]