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How to Makeover a Vintage Buffet to a Boho Buffet Boho look.  Layered and chippy. Drippy and Free.  Oh how I love you!  This look is so easy to achieve!  Have you seen this look around the internet?  Probably the most awesome examples of this look comes from DIY Paint Retailers Dionne Woods of The […]

Ugly Nightstand makeover

Dumpster Nightstand Makeover This post contains affiliate links.  I am extremely opinionated, so you won’t have any problem seeing that all the opinions are my own.  I practice what I preach, and every product I recommend I love. It’s not what you think.  A one night nightstand.  I am just not that kind of girl.  […]

Upcycle a Book Shelf to a Rolling Cart. Happy Trashy Tuesday! I don’t have a new project to share with you today, BUT, I do have some good Dumpster Finds. And they were my favorite kind this week.  Not one, but two Dumpster Finds. The first IS a rolling cart already.  Complete with 2 drawers, […]

How To Decorate Your Home With Free Furniture Seriously?  Free Furniture?  To Decorate your home?  Where would you find enough of it? If you hang around here, you will see how I easily find free furniture every month!  No matter where you live, I guarantee, somewhere near you, even if you have to drive a […]

How to Turn a Bookshelf Into a Rolling Cart Did you know that a mediocre 2 shelf Bookshelf is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture?  You can do so many things with one of those! I mentioned last Trashy Tuesday I received a very burned bookshelf from my friend who had a fire […]

Trashy Tuesday New Years Resolutions Happy Tuesday! If you have been around here awhile, it’s been a while since you have heard from me! This doesn’t mean I have stopped my trashy habits of Dumpster Diving or Upcycling.  I just haven’t shared in a while because 2017 was busy! Here’s a recap of some of the […]

Trashy Tuesday Trashy Makeovers It’s been a while!  And oh my,  do I have a lot of junk to trash talk with you. Do you remember   Actually, it’s a twin.  I found 2 of them a few months ago when someone in my neighborhood was moving.  They so nicely left a whole bunch of […]

What The Junk Did you know that Urban Dictionary defines “What The Junk” as the following? Quite possibly the coolest non-profane exclamation there is. To know me, is to know that I love Junk and Junk is my love language.  So what have I been doing with all my junk?  Well that’s a complicated answer…. […]

Trashy Tuesday Upscale Junking What is Upscale Junking you might ask?  It is actually looking for junk in a “reputable” business establishment.  One where a form of currency changes hands between the junker and the junkee. I just made that up, but it explains the difference perhaps between Dumpster Diving, which you can read all […]

Vintage Botanical Dresser  Yes, it’s ME!  I have something new and exciting to share with you. Well, something old that I made look even older.  But New To You! My Vintage Botanical Dresser.  Vintage Botanical is not my usual MO, but I decided to try something out of my comfort zone.  Try it, it’s good […]

Trashy Tuesday Free Furniture Yep, you read that right.  I found a whole bunch of Free Furniture.  Or, some may consider it a whole bunch of junk.  Perception and attitude is everything right? Want to know something REALLY WEIRD?  I found this Memo board.  I MADE and sold at least 5 years ago ….in a […]

Love Sign from Cabinet Door

Show me a Sign of your Love Do you need somebody to love? Do you need something to love? Do you remember my JOY sign? Valentine’s Day is approaching fast.  Make your loved ones this LOVE Sign for your favorite Valentines. I work hard every day of my life I work till I ache my […]