The Best of Charming and Chic Farmhouse Thrift Store Makeovers are going to Inspired you to create your own original diy project that will be amazing!
It’s Monday Morning my friends and you know what that means here at The Cottage Market… it’s time for some Charming and Chic Farmhouse Thrift Store Makeovers! There is a fabulous collection waiting for you here today… a Selection of some of the Best Farmhouse Thrift Store Makeovers this year (there are so many… I can’t feature them all). Check out some really wonderful Farmhouse Thrift Store makeovers now! … plus other tips and techniques for your bag of tricks and much much more! Just grab that favorite cup of brew and escape for a few minutes and recharge. It could lead you to your next project!
Curbside Junk Transformation To Farmhouse Table – Do Dodson Designs
When life gives you Curbside Junk…what do you do? Well Do Dodson Designs turned it into a fabulous Farmhouse Table. This is a must see … you will learn some new technique you can add to your Thrifting bag of tricks. What a great piece… just shows you … you just never know what you are going to find curbside!
Bread Box to Letter Box — Why I always Look for Wood at Thrift Stores – So Much Better With Age
This Thrift Store Bread Box with a surprise inside is waiting for you to check out over at So Much Better With Age. Converting it to a Letter Box was brilliant and once you see the inside you will know what I mean. This is a technique you might want to use to another box like piece in the future! ENJOY…yet another moral…never leave a great wood piece behind…you just never know! : )
Kitchen Hutch Makeover – The Whimsical Wife
Now it is time to visit The Whimsical Wife where you will watch an old dated hutch turn into a Modern Farmhouse Hutch that is simply incredible! I always totally amazed at the out come of makeovers. Come and see the process… a good cleaning… a deep sanding… a priming and then the main star! Then by giving the top piece a deep stain… magic happened … all topped off with the perfect hardware… PERFECTION! Do not miss out on this one. What I really love is how totally different the piece is…you will know what I mean when you see the before… it gives you so much insight on what is possible every time you pick up an old item… there is truly something fabulous waiting to be born.
Ladder Upcycle – Love Grows Wild
Just by setting up a thrifted ladder with a touch of personality or a vintage one or even a new one…add plants…some fun accessories and there you have it…Farmhouse style at it’s best! I am sure this ladder will inspire you to do great things : ) Check it out over at Love Grows Wild!
Upcycled Record Cabinet to Faux Card Catalog – Girl in the Garage
First… I have to preface that you must go over to Girl In The Garage to see what this Record Cabinet looked like before the makeover! It was a sweet little piece that looked just like it was in my Grandmother’s home when I was younger. I tell you to check it out because it is just such an amazing transformation. The technique to get this Faux Catalog look is genius as is the whole DIY. Love it from top to bottom and that blue… simply dreamy. Be sure to visit!
Thrifted Wicker Chair – Liz Marie
I have to tell you that my heart did a little pitter patter when I saw this Thrifted Wicker Chair over at Liz Marie Blog. She had had her eye on a $200 Wicker Chair over at Pier 1 but couldn’t justify it…but when she saw this Wicker Chair at her local Thrift Shop for $15 it didn’t matter that there was no cushion and that it was scratched and had some damage spots…she had a plan and all I can say is WOW!!! Drop by and see how she created this beauty…trust me…you will look at wicker totally different from now on!
Vintage Desk Makeover – Saw Nail and Paint
Susan from Saw Nail and Paint did such an amazing job on this gorgeous piece. After a lot of sanding (too much actually because it affected the veneer… but it ended ok because some wood was used and then the luscious shade of Fusion Mineral paint covered the burns from sanding imperfections) . In the end… a Masterpiece! Come and see how it all comes together.
How To Paint Furniture White – Salvaged Inspirations
When I saw this over at Salvaged Inspirations I knew I should share it will all of you that love Thrift Store Makeovers. Since many of you are Farmhouse Fans… I have a feeling that a lot of pieces you paint are white…weathered white or white washed. So if you hop on over to S.I… you will find 5 Fail-Proof Tips to get a perfectly painted white finish on your furniture… every time and there is a video!
DIY Mustard Yellow Card Catalog Dresser – A Ray of Sunlight
You have to check out this Dresser Makeover… WOW!!! What a difference a router and paint can make. It totally amazes me that you can take a dated dresser and turn it into a Faux Card Catalog Cabinet that looks like it walked out of Restoration Hardware! I LOVE the technique and it is one that you just might want to use on one of your projects some day. Don’t miss any of the details here… FABULOUS!!!
Secretary Desk Makeover – Confessions of a Serial DIYer
Recently Christy shares a HUGE Thrifting Haul filled with amazing stuff that is just waiting for her to give it a special makeover! Today we get to see the first piece and it is stunning! You have to visit her over at Confessions Of A Serial DIYER and see the before (very interesting find when she opened it!!!!). Then check out her entire process. It will inspire you and give you some new techniques.
Faux Card Catalog Cabinet – Bower Power
My heart fluttered a bit when I saw what Katie from Bower Power made from a 14 dollar cabinet she found at her Local Thrift Shop. It’s magical…you have to stop by for the step by step and you will be amazed that something so ordinary…worn and plain can turn into this!!! It makes me a believer that everything is a frog waiting to be kissed (no offense to frogs…I love them just the way they are but you get what I mean : )
Red Empire Dresser Makeover – Interior Frugalista
Marie over at Interior Frugalista took this tired… damaged and drab Empire Dresser and brought it back to it’s Glory Years for sure. She is sharing how she did the repairs and how she got this beauty in tip top shape before she added a Chalk Paint finish that is absolutely gorgeous. With Marie’s help… you can work your own magic on the next piece of furniture you want to transform! Be Inspired!
Wall Shelf From Faux Vintage Books – A Piece Of Rainbow
You are going to want to go and snatch up some Thrift Store Books to create with or maybe use your own! Ananda is going to show you how to make this fun Farmhouse Shelf that will bring tons of Charm to your space. Don’t miss this fun project! Perfect for the kids room too!
Vintage Roll Top Desk Makeover – Shrimp Salad Circus
Talk about a complete transformation! This old girl had her share of scratches and wear and was looking for a pick-me-up but what she got was the WORKS!!! She still has her charm but she looks about 100 years younger sporting an incredible Modern Farmhouse look that is the envy of all the other Roll Tops out there! Come and see how it all happened! I think the wall paper addition on the backing was a brilliant idea… one that I am going to use for sure in the near future. You are going to LOVE this one!
Thrift Shopping for Botanical Decor or Garden Inspired Decor – Sadie Seasongoods
See how Sarah resizes prints to fit a Thrift Store Window Pane… the results are amazing… fresh and uplifting! Maybe you have a window pane in you collection that you can create something like this! If not… the day will come when you can rummage through the Thrift Stores once again.
Singer Sewing Table Makeover – Salvaged Inspirations
Oh Denise just keeps outdoing herself with every makeover! She not only cleaned the piece… sanded it to it’s natural color… repaired it… but she also added some delicate molding detailing on the drawer and the sides…amazing! Then combining the most luscious shade of gray with the natural wood color… GENIUS!!! Come and see the before and how this mini masterpiece came to be!
Bathroom Vanity Makeover – Salvaged Inspirations
Denise transformed this piece that she got curbside into an amazing high end beauty! Come and see how she works her magic with her wonderful supplies and some special ones like White Wax and Gator Hide (no… no gator’s where harmed while making over this vanity!). You are going to pick up a bunch for tips… tricks and techniques that you will be able to use on your very own makeovers! ENJOY!
The Perfect Thrifted Coffee Table – Jessica Sara Morris
This is not so much a makeover… just a great Thrift Store Find that needed a little cleaning up and the perfect place to be itself! Come and check out the story and be inspired… your perfect piece is out there too!
Milk Can Coffee Table – Love Grows Wild
Next time you see a Milk Can in your Thrift Store or Flea Market or are Sale…don’t look at it and think porch decoration… look at it and think fabulous Coffee Table like this one over at Liz’s Place! When you visit … she will show you how to put one of these unique beauties together. Think of the color and wood combinations…endlessly Wonderful!!! Enjoy!
Vintage Duck Egg Paint Finish – Salvaged Inspirations
Sometimes a piece just makes your heart beat 10 times faster and this one did exactly that to me! First… this piece started off as a plain… run of the mill Flatware Thrift Store Box. Nothing special but good bones. Well Denise added the perfect embellishments to upgrade the piece but then… she gave it the most amazing paint finish. I mean it is simply exquisite… she calls it a Vintage Duck Egg Paint Finish… whatever you call it… it is drop dead gorgeous and she shares exactly how she did it. This is a MUST SEE!!! Oh… she also shares a video… BONUS!!! (also… she lines the box with a pop of fresh blooms!) I can see this finish on a beautiful dresser and then the flower paper it is lined with used for peek-a-boo drawers!!! FAB!
Country Style Hutch Makeover – Reinvented Delaware
Makeovers like this always amaze me. This hutch was a bit tired… with layers of paint… come and see how they get removed… then sanded… then stained… then painted and aged to perfect. Oh yes… let’s know forget the unique hardware. You are going to learn techniques and hopefully be inspired to use some of these ideas in your own makeovers. Doesn’t it have the look of a high end Pottery Barn piece. Check this whole process over on this wonderful blog!
Chandelier Makeover – Blesser House
Lauren has been looking for a Chandelier for some time… one that would have a traditional yet modern flair and she finally found it but it was brushed nickel! Well this makeover is all about what Lauren calls The Best Brass Spray Paint Ever!!! Just look at the Chandy now… it looks like it was made this way. I love when someone gets exactly what they want for way less and the satisfaction of doing it themselves! Is there something you want to transform with brass paint? Check it out!
How to Update a Goodwill Table Into a Card Catalog – Little House Of Four
I am really crushing on this piece! You have to see how a $15 Goodwill End Table was stylized into this Farmhouse Card Catalog Masterpiece. Just click on over to Little House Of Four and you will see that it is not as difficult as you might think. Keep your eyes peeled for items that all ready have squares as a part of their design…the rest… Cake! Learn al the tips and tricks when you visit!
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