Turning trash into treasure, one piece at a time

Flea Market Finds

Thrift Store Treasures

Thrift Store Treasures

I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am about some of the thrift store treasures I found a few days ago. I took my favorites out of my van so I could get pics to show y’all. Let’s start with the wire […]

Restored Mid Century Dresser

Restored Mid Century Dresser

Last week, I posted about a mid century dresser that I purchased (and dubbed, “The Mid Century Mess”). The dresser had been so badly abused. It broke my heart to see her in the condition she was in. So much so, that I drove an […]

Mid Century Mess

Mid Century Mess

I promised my husband (and myself), that I wouldn’t purchase any more furniture until I refinish the pieces I already have. Yeah… that lasted like 3 days. I happened upon this mid century mess and had to rescue it. Just look at this sad and […]

Flea Market Finds: Hallmark Christmas Countdown

Flea Market Finds: Hallmark Christmas Countdown

Yesterday was my husbands day off – and like most of his days off, we spend them cramming in every errand under the sun. It’s not an easy task. Grocery shopping, doctors appointments, runs to Home Depot, etc. They all have to be done in […]

Flea Market Finds: Vintage Pepsi Crates

Flea Market Finds: Vintage Pepsi Crates

Vintage soda crates are all the rage right now. They’re great to use as home decor pieces or to upcycle into something wonderful. A quick search on Pinterest will turn up several wonderful ideas! I’ve been wanting to get a few for my home but […]

Flea Market Find: Chest of Drawers

Flea Market Find: Chest of Drawers

After selling the last chest of drawers that I redid (click here to see it), I started searching high and low for another one. I was very specific with what I was looking for. The finish and condition didn’t matter but it had to be […]

Flea Market Finds: Antique Buffet

Flea Market Finds: Antique Buffet

I got my hands on an awesome antique buffet today. According to my research, this piece is from the early 1900’s. It’s seen better days but I fully believe that I can restore it to it’s original state. Technically, this wasn’t a flea market find. […]

Flea Market Finds: I Scored Big

Flea Market Finds: I Scored Big

Whenever I visit a flea market or antique store, I always end up eyeing the old typewriters. There’s something about them that draws me in. Sadly, they’re always way….WAY outside of my budget. A girl can dream though. Today was just like any other flea […]

10 Flea Market Shopping Tips

10 Flea Market Shopping Tips

Finding the best deals at a flea market is easy if you know what you’re doing. Sure, you could just show up, wander around and hope to find a thing or two, but you’ll waste precious time and will likely end up empty-handed (or worse, […]

My Inspiration

My Inspiration

I’ve always been someone who enjoyed being creative. I’ve put my creativity to the test on countless occasions, but it wasn’t until visiting the Woodstock Market in Acworth, GA. that I really found my mojo. Their entire store is filled with the most wonderful, imaginative […]