Make It: Upcycle A Thrift Store Basket With Yarn

Make It: Upcycle a Thrift Store Basket With Yarn

Can you have enough baskets? I don’t think so. Here is a fun and easy way to upcycle those super inexpensive thrift store baskets you can find anywhere.   

 

Make It: Upcycle a Thrift Store Basket With Yarn

I found these two baskets for 25 cents each at my favorite local thrift store. They are the perfect size for what I call “drop zones” for random things I need to set down.

Make It: Upcycle a Thrift Store Basket With Yarn

 

Make It: Upcycle a Thrift Store Basket With Yarn

 

I am personally loving embroidered straw hats and totes. This look on a hat or tote is totally a summer vibe, but I thought the idea could be used year round in home decor.  Continue Reading

Roundup: 10 Projects to Do With Thrifted Books…Besides Reading

If you’ve recently visited a thrift store you know there are always tons of books available. Here are ten projects that might make you want to grab a few the next time you go.   

 1. Thrifted books can become art on the cheap. See all the ways Emily A. Clark has turned books into art over on her blog. 

 

2. Find a colorful book or encyclopedia set to turn into wall paper. Continue Reading

Budget Decor Month + A New Instagram Challenge

Photo: Sarahdipity Photos for Curbly

This month is budget decor and makeover month here on Curbly. And we’d love for you to join us in sharing your own thrifted projects and budget-friendly decor DIYs by using the hashtag #CurblyThriftUp on social media. What kind of projects are we looking for? It can be as simple as a thrift store vase that you spray painted to give a bold new look, as large as a vintage furniture makeover, and everything in between.

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