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Glitter tree decor

Glitter tree decor

    If you shop at the thrift store it becomes apparent what items you should not pay full price for… one of those items are artificial Christmas trees.    There are always various christmas trees at the thrift shop.  So when I saw some pricey small […]

Repurposed thrift shop finds: Vintage Earring Display DIY

Repurposed thrift shop finds: Vintage Earring Display DIY

One of the best ways to repurpose thrift shop finds is to invent new uses for things such as this one.  Create this cute earring display holder from a vintage silver plate cassarole dish tray. Materials: Vintage silver plated cassarole dish tray (I got mine […]

Homemade Vintage Tinsel Christmas Ornaments

Homemade Vintage Tinsel Christmas Ornaments

These homemade christmas ornaments really don’t need a step by step DIY – it is so easy! But here it is anyway: You will need:  Vintage or new glass tree ornaments, tinsel garland, metallic pipe cleaners, glue gun. To assemble – cut a short piece […]

Anthro Inspired Thrift Haul

Anthro Inspired Thrift Haul

Most of the fun in shopping at the thrift store is the thrill of finding “treasures”.  It can add to the thrill if you shop with a theme in mind or create a challenge for yourself.  For this thrift haul I challenged myself to find […]

Vacation Diorama

Vacation Diorama

  In these last weeks of summer when the sun starts to set earlier and earlier and the stores are filled with back to school supplies, many of us can suddenly feel the need to hold onto and savor each warm and sunny day, wishing […]