Turning Trash into Treasure ~ Bloggers’ Swap

It's time once again for "Swap It Like It's Hot!!"  Charlotte at Ciburbanity organized a thrifting swap where we purchased something at our local thrift store and sent it to another blogger. That blogger then turns that "trash" into "treasure" and we've been sharing all week. Today it's my turn! Jillian from I Am a Homemaker sent a package of treasures to me to transform and I'm hoping I don't disappoint! I turned Jillian's thrift store finds … [Read more...]

Christmas Decor from Thrifty Find

My sweet friend Alice who blogs at Thoughts from Alice challenged a bunch of bloggers to buy a thrift store find and transform it into Christmas decor.  How could I say no?  I think you're going to be blown away by some of these projects, which you'll find at the end of this post. We were instructed not to spend more than $25 for this project. Can you tell by looking at my snowy project what my thrifty find was?   A cigar box! I bought … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Makeover Challenge

Have you ever created a thrift store makeover from some little trinket you found at Goodwill or Thrift Savers? Have you ever had someone send you a flea market find to creatively re-purpose? Well, that's exactly what a group of us bloggers did, thanks to a "Swap it Like It's Hot" challenge from Charlotte at Ciburbanity. We each sent a thrift store find to someone and I can't wait to see what everyone received and how they transformed their … [Read more...]

The Angel Who Almost Got Away

Someone once told me we're creative because we're made in the image of God, and God is the ultimate creator. We are all creators of something. Some of us create homes for our families, some create ideas for others to execute, and some of us create trouble! And sometimes we re-create, expanding on someone else's original idea. Recently I found an angel at the thrift store that I thought would look better with a little enhancement. Here she is … [Read more...]

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