One Room Challenge Week Four – Living room

Another week bites the dust on this Fall’s One Room Challenge, but guess what. I’ve just received news that the six week deadline has been extended to seven week . Since there have been so many natural disasters in so many states leading up to, and during the ORC, many participants have had to endure unusual […]

Faux Bamboo Dresser Makeover

These last few weeks I have been working on completing my daughter’s room which is the large bonus room over the garage. After painting one of the biggest projects I needed to complete was the update to an estate sale find I scored a few months back.  I love anything bamboo so when I ran […]

Best Thrift Store Furniture Makeovers

You all know by now that I am second hand junkie but not all my finds are ready to move right in. Most of them are diamonds in the rough but fortunately I am good at spotting potential. Today I thought I’d share some of my favorite makeovers that brought thrift store finds from frumpy […]

DIY Metal Base Night Stand

I have been on the hunt for night stands for my master bedroom for a while now. I was originally looking at a few night stands that had a combination of wood and metal but I found most of them seemed far to small to go with our new king size bed. After months of […]

Thrift Score Thursday – January 27, 2016

It’s Thursday again and I am all geared up to co-host #ThriftScoreThursday. If this is your first visit to my blog I will let you know I am a thrift store, flea market, estate sale, Craigslist junkie. I am always amazed at the great finds that can be had for just a fraction of their […]

Thrift Score Thursday – May 7, 2015

Today I am super excited to be a guest host for #ThriftScoreThursday, all the way from Germany. If this is your first visit to my blog I will let you know I am a thrift store, flea market, classifieds junkie. I stop by my local thrift store almost everyday and Sunday afternoon are dedicated to […]

Dan and Robin’s German Rental

Being in a rental doesn’t mean boring. Today some of my very good friends and a fellow military family have let me share a tour of their home. Dan and Robin along with their three children moved to Germany less than a year ago. In that time they have managed to turn a bland all […]