If you are like me then thrifting is more than a hobby to you. It is a part of your weekly or bi-weekly routine. I love the thrill of going to a thrift store and finding something that you see potential in. Getting it for a ridiculously cheap price makes it addicting!
I wanted to share some other talented bloggers creative work by creating a round up of some inspiring thrift store find diy projects!
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I love the inspiration one can find on Pinterest! I think it is one of the most powerful social media platforms out there for my niche. But what I love most about this site is how many new talented people it opens doors to. I love discovering DIY-ers all over the world!
I a paying tribute today to 12 very talented bloggers that shared their creativity here on the blog today.
I admire those that can look far outside the box to come up with awesome solutions and aesthetically pleasing decor for the household on a modest budget.
1. Faux Studded Porcelain Vases
I love how chic these vases and bottle turned out!
2. Stenciled Antique Plates
This is a great way to bring some new life to some dated porcelain plates.
3. Silver Spray Painted Decor
I am obsessed with gold accents. That would be another great route to take for this project.
4. Geometric Stenciled Octagon Tray
I love the simplicity of this upcycle.
You find an old wooden tray at a thrift store or a yard sale and then you give it a makeover with some paint.
5. Gold Painted Wood Bowls
Another great thing to hunt for when cruising the thrift store aisles! Wooden bowls like these make great modern jewelry holders.
6. DIY Distressed Candlesticks
With some matte spray paint, sandpaper, and brown/black paint you can create some beautiful distressed candlesticks for your home. I am a big fan of this shabby chic look with vintage candlesticks. like. love.
7. Window Pane Decorative Hanging Gardens
This could easily be an indoor art project too with fake plants.
8. Framed Chalkboard
With an old piece of art, you can create a beautifully framed chalkboard. I find pieces of art all the time at thrift stores and I have never painted over one. I think I need to try this project! Supplies needed: Spray paint for
9. Tea Cup Desk Lamp
Whether it’s a teacup from your collection or one you find at a thrift store.
This is a fun and creative upcycle that I really love.
10. Cheap Office Chair Makeover
Finally, someone has done something cute to a boring swivel arm chair! Yay!
Snaps for them.
11. Antique Plate Dessert Tower
You can get really creative with the separators for this project. I love the idea of using mismatching plates. It also looks like candlesticks are great to use as stands. Simple and adorable project.
12. Faux Bird Bath Pedestal
Another great example of ransacking a thrift store to get creative. Find a few items and put them together with some hot glue. Add some metallic spray paint… boom… you have a cute piece of home decor.
The most important thing to remember when thrifting is to keep your mind open.
Creativity can come when you least expect it. I admire all of these DIY-ers for their budget shopping skills and their creative minds! Thank you for always inspiring me.
Want to see some of my thrift store diy projects? Here are a few…