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Save An Ugly Dresser: A Chic Dresser Makeover

Save An Ugly Dresser: A Chic Dresser Makeover

Tweet Creative people like you and me have this thing for taking furniture when it’s offered to us and hoarding it until the perfect opportunity to pull it from the dungeons of our furniture stash (otherwise known as THE GARAGE) for a beautiful makeover! This is exactly what happened to me and this ugly dresser. It […]

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BEFORE & AFTER: My Pretty Master Bedroom Makeover (With New Carpet)!

BEFORE & AFTER: My Pretty Master Bedroom Makeover (With New Carpet)!

Tweet My bedroom has evolved since we moved in over 4 years ago. It was laden with wallpaper in every crack, crease, crevice of this old 1973 home. I know it takes time…..so finally, I have created a bedroom makeover that I have always envisioned! When we moved in, though, this is what was waiting for us. […]

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Join the Ugly April Makeover Challenge!

Join the Ugly April Makeover Challenge!

TweetSo you know how I love my monthly challenges, right? They’re becoming so popular that even other DIY blogs are starting to copy what we do here at Thrift Diving! So, to change up the game a little so that we’re always unique, I’ve got a challenge that I think even more people will find […]

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Beat the Stink With This Bathroom DIY Lazy Susan

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Beat the Stink With This Bathroom DIY Lazy Susan

TweetThis shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MySignatureMove #CollectiveBias There are several things I know for sure: 1) Men stink more than women, 2) Women rule the bathroom and bathroom storage, and 3) Men stink more than women. Or did I already say that….? Well, it’s true. […]

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The Ugliest Thrifted Lamp Gets a New GE Align Makeover

The Ugliest Thrifted Lamp Gets a New GE Align Makeover

Tweet One thing that’s lacking in my bedroom is sufficient lighting. (No, wait, everything is lacking in my bedroom; it literally looks like we just moved in, despite that it’s been 4 years!). Well, not just sufficient lighting but proper lighting–lighting that’s conducive to sleep. Earlier this year I made a New Year’s resolution to get a […]

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10 Things a DIY Blogger Doesn’t Tell You

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10 Things a DIY Blogger Doesn’t Tell You

TweetYou know that feeling. Your favorite do-it-yourself (DIY) blogger hits “publish” on an amazing room makeover or project post. And while you totally love it, you can’t help but have a moment of awe and (admit it) a bit of annoyance at how they’re able to pull off such amazing projects, when you barely can walk into […]

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Choosing White Doors For Your Home

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Choosing White Doors For Your Home

TweetI remember the first time I saw a black interior door on Pinterest. What!! Black?? And although it looked nice, something inside of me decided that I would never be so bold. It’s not because it didn’t look good, but I’m very traditional when it comes to doors. I love the look of crisp white […]

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