Posts tagged "Thrifting Thursdays"
Folding Screen... TAKE TWO

Folding Screen… TAKE TWO

Today’s TAKE TWO post isn’t make believe. It actually happened… to me!! I walked into Berry Good Buys last week and beheld this dusty, aged, tattered old gem. I knew immediately where I wanted to place it in my home and made no hesitation in snatching it up. Our dining table is in a dark...

Thrifting Thursday’s: Episode 9

Last episode of “Thrifting Thursday’s: From THIS to THAT“, I highlighted the transformative power of a shiny coat of black paint. This week, I am featuring the work of a tremendously talented DIY-er and new found design blog acquaintance, Holly from Life in the Fun Lane who has a distinctively stylish eye for white paint. In her time at...

From This to That…with studio bon

Today I would like to take a short detour from our regular Thrifting Thursday posting to share some exciting news. After many hours and tedious editing, the studio bon blog (that I participated in the collaborative design of) has officially launched and I would love to invite you over for a visit! In celebration of...

Thrifting Thursdays: Episode 8

It’s a simple equation. Take an old, discarded table…coat in generous layers of jet black paint…add an immediate element of drama and sophistication to any room. In today’s episode, the office is learning to become more exciting…and I am studiously taking notes. I have a desk very similar to the second example that badly needs...

Thrifting Thursdays: Episode 7

Ok, Texas Winter…I think we’ve had enough! I am definitely ready for sunshine, warmer weather, and brighter colors. My gray and black wardrobe is beginning to depress me! As a result, this week’s Thrifting Thursday episode is intended to offer a bright spot in the gloomy winter day of all DIY-ers. (Or, maybe just those...

Thrifting Thursday’s: Episode 6

Yet another dose of thrifting DIY inspiration! There is always so much that can be done…now, if only there was enough time to work on all these cool projects! From THIS to THAT: Episode 6 Photo Credits: Snapshots – Hilary Walker, Image 1 – Living Etc, Image 2 – Apartment Therapy Hope you enjoyed and...

Thrifting Thursday’s: Episode 5

Whew! It’s been a while. The holiday season kinda threw me for a loop when it came to this series. And now the New Year has begun, so it’s back to it! I love collecting photos of local treasures and searching my archives for relevant applications of each piece. Today’s post features two DIY inspired...

Thrifting Thursdays: Episode 4

Hello again weekly thrifters! (My spell check is going crazy with all these made up thrift words). This week’s scavenge uncovered some real beauties in the world of second hand furniture. I wish I could have taken them all home with me, but aside from that little thing called a budget I would have had...

Thrifting Thursday’s: Episode 3

Since this series began, I have been amazed at the seemingly endless supply of second- hand pieces ready for creative transformation. In the process of scouting for this post’s featured objects, my thrift store search has become more focused and my eyes are open to much greater hidden potential. This week’s round-up of thrift goodies offers a...

Thrifting Thursday’s: Episode 2

Once again, the local 2nd hand stores had some wonderful pieces on the floor this past week, making for a great follow-up to Hilary Inspired’s inaugural Thrifting Thursday’s post. From THIS to THAT: Episode 2 Also, if you’re looking for another resource for some cool home DIY projects, check out Fresh Home Magazines blog….lots of...

Thrifting Thursday’s: Episode 1

Ok, so this is a series that I am very excited to announce…Thrifting Thursday’s: From This to That!! It’s no secret that I thoroughly enjoy the adventure of scavenging through the unknown of 2nd hand to find that one special piece that I “can’t live without”. Tuesday’s post made that fact even more clear. But...