With the arrival of Curbly’s latest how-to manual, Make It! Secondhand Chic, just around the corner, it started me thinking about some of my most treasured secondhand finds. One found at a non-profit rummage sale was the glass container pictured below. Can you read what it says on the front?
“Perfection Urine Specimen Bottle”. When I saw it, I cracked up. I HAD to buy it. Perfection and urine are two words you don’t often see side by side. Continue Reading
Centsational Girl spotted this highboy at the thrift store and made a beeline for the cash register. One weekend giving it a TLC once-over, this is what she ended up with:
Some might say the change is subtle, but that’s sort of the point. Sometimes furniture makeovers are like having plastic surgery: a little can go a long way. To see the entire make-over from start to finish, follow this link. (She’s got a great hint at getting out stains in wood surfaces with mayonnaise. Continue Reading
Maria snagged a side table, vase and mismatched frames at a thrift store for $10.67. She gave each its own re-do, and she now has a sweet display in the corner of her home. (Don’tcha love framed image on the right? Cheeky!)
She did have to spend a bit more than her original investment for some supplies, which included the following: