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Thrifty Find – Vanity Mirrors

My usual Craigslist stalking snagged me this set of amazing mirrors!! 2 of them for $30! TWO! They are larger in size, really good quality, and were well taken care of.  I was looking for a set to use above nightstands in our spare room. These.were.perfect.

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Thrifty Find – Oil Can

We are soooo into the TV show Emerald City right now! Anyone else?? I thought it was fitting that this week's thrifty find is this cute oil can.  I love everything about it.  The galvanized metal, the tarnished spout/handle, and the brass label.  It is perfect on the fireplace mantle.  Im on the hunt for… Continue reading Thrifty Find – Oil Can

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Thrifty Find – Chesty the Chesterfield

I found one of my top 3 thrifting bucket list items!  A vintage chesterfield couch in good condition for a reasonable price is verrrry hard to find.  We almost pulled the trigger on one last year for $1,500!  But I couldn't bring myself to do it. I was lucky enough to be one of the first people… Continue reading Thrifty Find – Chesty the Chesterfield

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Thrifty Find -Storage Bench $50

I'm OBSESSSSSSED with finding things on Craigslist for the hoard pile.  I have my almost daily searches that never let me down. The day before we moved in I found the most perfect storage bench for $50. So on move in day, I picked her up on my way to the new place.  She was… Continue reading Thrifty Find -Storage Bench $50

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Air Plants and Vintage Drawer Pulls

Been loving the new chalk board wall in the family area of our home.  On Mother's day I came down and was surprised to see my husband has also found his inner artist. Notice the newest residents of the chalk board in the upper right corner.... AIR PLANTS! I have been scouring the house looking… Continue reading Air Plants and Vintage Drawer Pulls

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UPcycled – Salvaged Yard Stick Bobbin Holder

You might have noticed the recent wave of DIY-ness that we've completely immersed ourselves in.  Partly because we started the year vowing to complete house projects that have been waiting almost 2 years for us to get to.... but there is more behind it for me.  When my son passed in 2010, there were so many… Continue reading UPcycled – Salvaged Yard Stick Bobbin Holder

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UPcycled – Metal Grates into Pin Board

 Playing catch up on the blog to show everyone all the awesome projects we've been tackling at home.  While working on the custom thread holder a couple of weeks ago, we simultaneously took on a memo board of sorts. Awesome transformation right?? A little background first, my crafty friend Heather and I have a favorite salvage… Continue reading UPcycled – Metal Grates into Pin Board