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Painted Thrift Store Ski Makeover

I’m really excited to finally share this project with you guys!  I bought these skis way back in MARCH and they have been sitting in my garage the entire year, just waiting to be beautified!I gave a little sneak peak on Instagram, but now it is fi...
by The Kim Six Fix on Dec 11, 2016

World’s Longest Yard Sale Adventures

Thought I’d give you an update on my World’s Longest Yard Sale adventure this weekend. How to sum it up? How . . . would . . .  I . . . sum . . .  it . . . up . . . Oh, I didn’t go. Yeah, it was one of the weeks... Read More »...
by House of Hawthornes on Aug 10, 2016

Tea Cup Planter

Hi there! It's Kim from Exquisitely Unremarkable again and today, I am sharing a sweet tea cupplanter. Even though I'm not a big tea drinker, I have been obsessed with tea cups forever. I just adore their sweet shapes and delicate patterns.
by The Kim Six Fix on Jul 29, 2016

Tea Cup Planter

Hi there! It's Kim from Exquisitely Unremarkable again and today, I am sharing a sweet tea cupplanter. Even though I'm not a big tea drinker, I have been obsessed with tea cups forever. I just adore their sweet shapes and delicate patterns.
by TheMoney-Pit on Jul 29, 2016

5 Reasons To NOT Shop The World’s Longest Yard Sale

Whoa, wait a minute. Pam’s telling me to NOT go to a yard sale? Say it ain’t so! Yes, The World’s Longest Yard Sale aka 127 Corridor Sale is coming up August 4th-7th and it isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. You may just w...
by House of Hawthornes on Jul 22, 2016

Blue and White Painted $9 Thrift Store Desk Makeover

If there ever is a project that deserves the old adage “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” it would be this one.    I originally stumbled on this solid wood desk at my thrift store for $9.  Yes! Only NINE dollars. It was solid wood...
by TheMoney-Pit on Jul 8, 2016

Blue and White Painted $9 Thrift Store Desk Makeover

If there ever is a project that deserves the old adage “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” it would be this one.    I originally stumbled on this solid wood desk at my thrift store for $9.  Yes! Only NINE dollars. It was solid wood...
by The Kim Six Fix on Jul 8, 2016

$3 Duncan Phyfe Style Harp Back Chair Makeover

On Monday I was postponing tackling my laundry and dirty dish pile by browsing around the thrift store.  On the bottom shelf, covered in a layer of dust I came across a REALLY beat up harp back chair that was priced at under three bucks.   This sty...
by The Kim Six Fix on Jun 8, 2016

Vintage Kitchen Goodness

I was able to get out to some sales last weekend, so I thought I’d show you what caught my eye. Did you know this was a nut grinder?  I did not when I bought it, but the good people on Facebook identified it for me. I really bought it because...
by House of Hawthornes on Apr 26, 2016

How to Decorate With Free Stuff From Craigslist

I love Craigslist. Especially the free stuff. I am forever amazed at what you can get, simply by going to get it! I've seen good quality paint, gardening supplies, furniture, sports equipment, and toys. Recently, these were a few of the items I f...
by House Revivals on Apr 19, 2016

Thrifty under $50 Blog Hop!

Today, it's back to our roots for many of my blog friends! I'm joining my friend, Beth with Home Stories A to Z and her Thrifty Under $50 blog hop with 20 bloggers participating. We all went out and found thriftstore treasures that we could repurpo...
by Southern Hospitality on Apr 14, 2016

Top 5 Things To Look For At Yard Sales This Year

Not that the weather here in Ohio has been cooperating, but yard sale season is starting to heat up and I’ve compiled my list of things we need to find at yard sales this summer that we can also use to decorate our houses. Because yard sales a...
by House of Hawthornes on Apr 12, 2016

Botanical Prints {Thrifty Under Fifty}

April 12th, 2008. My very first post. Happy Blogiversary to me, eh? It’s really only fitting that my dear friend Beth is having a “back to basics” Thrifty Under $50 blog hop this week. If you’re visiting from Refresh Restyle,...
by Just a Girl on Apr 12, 2016

Our favorite vegan B&B

Last Wednesday we headed to beautiful Whidbey Island for a few days of escaping the city, and as usual, we went to Someday Farm Vegan B&B, which is located on 70 peaceful acres in the quiet town of Freeport. It's a charming and comfortable place...
by Andrea's easy vegan cooking on Mar 29, 2016

How to Make an American Boy Doll

Recently, I was shopping for a little boy doll for my granddaughter, and had a difficult time finding one. There just aren't too many to choose from. My granddaughter loves her one and only boy doll, and thought he should have a brother. I agreed.
by House Revivals on Mar 17, 2016

40 Yard Sale Tips For A Killer Sale

Yard sale season is coming up soon. Real soon. If you’ve caught the KonMari bug like I have, you’re going to have a whole lot of stuff to sell this year! Man, that book has changed my life. But that’s a post for another time. This i...
by House of Hawthornes on Mar 11, 2016

Antiquing in Franklin, TN

Last weekend, I was invited up to Franklin, TN (a beautiful suburb of Nashville) for a luncheon with a group of talented folks who are going to be involved with Carbine and Associates charity project this fall. Called House for Hope, Carbine is build...
by Southern Hospitality on Mar 8, 2016

Browsing at Scott Antiques

I've shared several times about shopping at Scott Antiques over the years of blogging, but we were down there last weekend, browsing and looking around at all the fun and unique things offered at this once a month market in Atlanta. I've been going...
by Southern Hospitality on Feb 18, 2016

Decorating with Vintage Furniture

If you've been reading my blog for long, you know that I dearly love to shop secondhand for vintage and older pieces of furniture. There has been a huge surge in that market in the last 10 years, but I have been shopping that way for much longer tha...
by Southern Hospitality on Feb 9, 2016

Make it Pretty Monday – Week 168

Hello World!  Do you have big plans for this week?  February is stacking up to be pretty busy around here.  Hopefully that will entail completing some projects that I’ve been wanting to tackle. ***Major News Alert*** I will be br...
by The Dedicated House on Feb 8, 2016


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