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How to Clean Up at the Thrift Store

How to Clean Up at the Thrift Store

I don’t know about your thrift store, but here at my favorite thrift store in Maryland, it’s always like a treasure trove. Some days are better than others, but generally, there’s tons of stuff that catch my eye. The prices are almost ridiculous. I’m talking, “I-can’t-believe-the-prices-are-so-low-maybe-I-shouldn’t-say-that-too-loud-or-they-might-jack-up-prices” ridiculous. Some of it is the luck of the […]

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Make Snowman Pencil Holders from Scrap Wood

Make Snowman Pencil Holders from Scrap Wood

When you’re a DIYer, the thought of getting rid of any piece of scrap wood makes you wince. You always tell yourself, “I’ll just store this in some random corner of my already-cluttered house because I know I’ll need it someday!” (Fess up–you do this, too, right??) Well, in the case of this project–GASP!–I actually […]

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10 Tips to Create Awesome DIY Floral Wall Art

10 Tips to Create Awesome DIY Floral Wall Art

Aren’t you tired of taking pics that look like you gave your camera to a two-year-old and said, “Here ya go, kid. Have at it!!” HA I have always loved photography with a passion, but sometimes it’s hard pulling off a shot that looks good enough to blow up to a canvas size to decorate your walls with. […]

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How to Make a DIY Foot Scrubber: DIY Gift Ideas!

How to Make a DIY Foot Scrubber: DIY Gift Ideas!

How’s this to shock you: there are only 72 more day until Christmas. GASP! (This year is FLYING). I know…..it’s ludicrous to think. We haven’t even gotten to Halloween and suddenly the holidays are upon us. I admit, I usually don’t like to give gifts at the holidays. The rebel in me fights against the total […]

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How to Make DIY Compass Wall Art Using an Old Clock

How to Make DIY Compass Wall Art Using an Old Clock

If you’re new to Thrift Diving, considering subscribing for more awesome projects   If I were to get another tattoo (yes…I said “another”–don’t ask), I’m convinced I would get a tattoo of a compass. To serve as a visual reminder to never lose your way in life. It would have to be somewhere I could see […]

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Ready for an Outdoor Makeover?

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Ready for an Outdoor Makeover?

Yeah, I am!! I’m sitting at a sports bar at the San Antonio airport, with old school Sade songs blasting through the speakers. Songs I haven’t heard in ages. And with a waitress that borders on rude but who keeps calling people “sugar” and “honey.” I flew in this week for a work conference for […]

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Warming My Freezing House This Winter

Warming My Freezing House This Winter

  A little over a year ago, I got rid of cable. Before I cut the cord, I used to watch an HGTV show called Holmes on Homes, with Mike Holmes (is this show even still on??). He’s this burly contractor who helps homeowners who “bought a lemon” of a house figure out what’s wrong with […]

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