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Easily Make a New Crate look old with my easy tutorial! Do you love the look of old crates but are shocked at the price of them? I will see some beautiful old Flower Crate, see the price tag, and keep moving. I wish I could find old wood crates in the Dumpsters I look […]

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

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 – 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 […]

The Best Way To Find Free Furniture If I were a super hero, and had only one super power, it would be to make good free furniture appear and come home with me.  Check out my post and you can become a Free Furniture Super Hero too!  I am not a super hero, just an […]

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 […]

Trashy Tuesday, What the Junk? Happy Trashy Tuesday!  It’s been some time since I have share some of my amazing Dumpster Finds and Road Side Rescues! I haven’t stopped my trashy ways, I have just been BUSY!  As Retail Director for DIY Paints, Retailer of DIY Paints at Consignment Envy in Brentwood, CA and a […]

Did you recently see a well loved mini van pulled over on the side of the Highway, a woman in skirt and heels, risking life and limb to pick up a filthy pile of wood planks?  Did you think “that woman is nuts”, or that poor woman, “look a load of wood fell out of […]

We have all seen cheap, assemble yourself-bookshelves, maybe we even have one in our home? I made mine over to look like a Ballard’s knockoff! Here are the items you will need: Items needed: 4 short legs of choice, plus plates Paint of choice (I LOVE Debi’s DIY 100% Natural Chalk and Clay Paint) Wax […]

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 […]

Spray it Don’t Say it.  Spray Paint Leather that is. Did you know you can spray paint leather??? This Silver Chair once resided in a woman’s house who sadly, smoked three packs of cigarettes a day, for at least 30 years, as long as she lived in the house, with the windows shut!  My neighbor […]