Are you ready for The Big Reveal? Today all 15 bloggers participating in the Thrift Store Throwdown show off our awesome creations crafted from the thrift store treasures we exchanged a few weeks ago. So many great ideas! * * * Here are the items Stephanie from One Mile Home Style sent to me. The good … Continue reading Thrift Store Throwdown: The Big Reveal
Repurposing wooden items that were originally made for industrial or military use has become very popular in recent years. Heavy, roughly cut items become interesting and useful conversation pieces after a little alteration, paint and TLC. I have several Vietnam-era boxes that the U.S. Army used to tote 105mm artillery shells. Each is clearly labeled … Continue reading Man Cave Coffee Table
This fake plastic fireplace from the 1970's was as old and outdated as bell bottom jeans. I up-cycled it into a statement piece for my home with a DIY paint makeover.
Here’s a look at another one of the projects we have been working on to make our All Things New Again shop, well, new again. * * * Are you still going to carry “primitive” style items in the new shop? That’s one of the most frequent questions long-time Sawdust Specialties customers ask me when … Continue reading DIY Renovation Sensation
Here’s a look at one of the projects we have been working on to make our All Things New Again shop, well, new again. * * * Our little white house in Leesburg, VA is almost 70 years old. The area has changed a lot over those decades—and so has the house. A local family … Continue reading Sneak Peek: DIY Kitchen Renovation