The CSI Project's Thrifty Makeover day, it occurred to me that the question was really, "what shouldn't I feature?"
Thanks to the empowerment I experienced after reading about other bloggers' victories with cans of spray paint and glue gun sticks, I started finding my own treasures to remake and blog about. Many of my favorite things are thrift store makeovers!
My $8 Salvation Army Desk Makeover is, to date, my biggest thrifty makeover. You can click that link to read about how I did it, but I'll share some before and after photos here today as well as some updates I've made to the space.
Before ($8, glass top table from the clearance aisle at Salvation Army):
After (Salvation Army Chic):
I frosted the entire glass top except for a small fleur de lis cut-out, and made a pleated muslin skirt that attaches with heavy duty decorator's velcro:
The back hallway stayed bare for awhile until I hunted down the items I wanted to accessorize with:
The chair (a $4 thrift store find) needs to be recovered, but most everything else is a thrifty find:
madeover planter holds craft supplies, a Wal-Mart ribbon-embellished lampshade lights up the area, and all sorts of other thrifty pretties make up this spot.
Don't you just love my Chalkboard Quote Tray?
So that's my biggest Thrifty Makeover...so far. If you keep reading, maybe I'll have more.
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