Our inspiration comes from Country Living Magazine and their Maine Coastal Look renovation feature. Sarah asked us to choose one of the following photos and then recreate their vibe with ‘junk’ from the thrifts.
Chintz. You may have heard it mentioned a few times here and there in articles about upcoming decor trends for 2018 but what exactly is chintz and how exactly do you use it in your home? Elle Decor decreed it was making a comeback in 2015 but we weren’t quite finished with our obsession with white. […]
I think this might be my favourite furniture redo yet. I’m really in love with it. This little $10 1950s side table was cute when I bought it despite the fact that the finish had water rings on it and it was flaking off on the top. Still, it was cute and I could have […]
I’ve been using VarageSale for quite a while now both for buying and selling general household stuff. Okay, I treasure hunt there too and have found some really great pieces for c h e a p. If you are a regular reader then you’ve no doubt noticed me chattering on about it. I might be […]
I always remember the ones that get away. The second hand items that I don’t have room in the car for, the beauties that need just too much work, the treasures that are priced just a bit too high for my liking. I remember them and pine for them and continuously hunt for them so […]
My post about Starting a Side Business Flipping Used Furniture seems to have been of interest. I’m so glad! So I thought I’d follow it up with some examples of what to look for when you’re out at thrift shops or scouring VarageSale and Kijiji. These are the sorts of items that can be easily […]