Upcycled Vintage Chandelier Crystals

Upcycled Vintage Chandelier Crystals

August 19, 2020

I am loving this idea for upcycled vintage chandelier crystals via Two Purple Couches blog. She has a step-by-step tutorial posted for turning old chandelier crystals into beautiful necklaces using suede cord and a few standard jewelry-making supplies.

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Upcycled Vintage Atlas Pages

Upcycled Vintage Atlas Pages

March 30, 2020

Whenever I see an old atlas while thrifting, I never pass it up. I love using vintage maps for crafting and in my home decor. I recently found and listed some pages from a copy of The Literary Digest 1927 Atlas of the World and Gazetteer.

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Vintage Suitcase Mini Bar

Vintage Suitcase Mini Bar

March 19, 2020

If you know me, you know I love a vintage suitcase! A while back we were hosting some friends for drinks and hors d'oeuvres before dinner. I thought it would be cute to set up one of my vintage suitcases as a pop-up mini bar in the middle of the table and place all the food around it. 

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Ideas For Reusing A Vintage Gentleman's Valet

Ideas For Reusing A Vintage Gentleman's Valet

February 12, 2020

This past weekend was mostly a dud in terms of sourcing new vintage treasures. The one thing I did happen to find is an amazing 1960s gentleman's valet. I've seen them before while thrifting but they've always been either over my budget or in really bad condition. But this one was in decent condition and a price I could live with, so I couldn't pass it up!

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How To Style Vintage Trunks Like A Pro

How To Style Vintage Trunks Like A Pro

January 27, 2020

Today I want to share some ideas for how to style vintage trunks like a pro! Trunks come in so handy. I always pick them up when I find them at estate sales and if I decide not to keep them myself, they sell pretty quickly from the shop. 

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How To Refinish a Vintage School Desk

How To Refinish a Vintage School Desk

January 22, 2020

One of my first project this year was to (finally) refinish a vintage school desk & chair set that I've had sitting in storage for over a year. I wanted to share my tips for how to refinish a vintage school desk in case you find one that's in bad condition. 

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How To Repurpose Vintage Metal Cubbies: Portable Potting Station

How To Repurpose Vintage Metal Cubbies: Portable Potting Station

October 17, 2019

I wanted to share this idea for how to repurpose vintage metal cubbies into a portable potting station. I've been seeing tons of these vintage cubby units at estate sales and vintage markets lately. 

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How To Make Wine Glass Charms: Upcycled Brass Number Tags

How To Make Wine Glass Charms: Upcycled Brass Number Tags

October 17, 2019

If you've ever wondered how to make wine glass charms, I have a unique upcycle idea for you using vintage brass number tags!

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How To Repurpose A Vintage Suitcase: Upcycled Vintage Suitcase Cat Bed

How To Repurpose A Vintage Suitcase: Upcycled Vintage Suitcase Cat Bed

October 17, 2019

You can easily turn one of these classic 1970s hardcover suitcases into snazzy looking pet bed. It doesn't really take much!

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