DIY

Weathered Wood Finish in 3 Easy Steps

I bought this cute little table for $25 at my favorite thrift store. It was exactly what I was looking for except for the finish; I wanted a weathered wood finish. No big deal, this is an easy 3-step fix.

Cheryl PhanWeathered Wood Finish in 3 Easy Steps
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4 Creative DIY Techniques to Transform your Furniture

Don’t you just love garage sales? It’s one of the best places to buy used furniture on the cheap. You’re going to learn how to use 4 different creative DIY and painting techniques that will inspire you to create your own piece.

Cheryl Phan4 Creative DIY Techniques to Transform your Furniture
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Thrift Store Chandelier Makeover for $15

How to get this thrift store chandelier makeover for $15

If you have been following my blog posts, you might have seen some of the projects I’ve been creating in my budget-friendly home makeover.

I was on a mission to create a beautiful home with a coastal flair without breaking the bank.

I bought this chandelier at a Habitat For Humanity for $15. My goal was to use coastal colors and twine to give it a beachy feel.

Cheryl PhanThrift Store Chandelier Makeover for $15
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Furniture Rescue

Blending Technique

Some people rescue pets at the SPCA, I rescue furniture at thrift stores.

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Bring Home the Beach

Give your dining room table a creative twist with waves of colors for an amazing coastal vibe

Can you believe I bought this table at a consignment shop for only $50?  What a score! Because I’m going with a coastal look, I have decided to paint it. But, not just any paint. I have bigger plans for this table.  Wait until you see this transformation.

Cheryl PhanBring Home the Beach
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Portuguese Tile Fireplace Surround

Turn Your Boring Fireplace Surround into A Stunning Work Of Art Creating Your Own Portuguese Tile Design

Although I live in Florida, I love having a fireplace in my home, even if it’s not a real working fireplace. There is something about a fireplace that makes a home feel warm and cozy.

Cheryl PhanPortuguese Tile Fireplace Surround
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Design Your Own Wood Crate Coffee Table for under $150

Who would have thought that these crates could make something so beautiful?  With a little imagination and a little paint, you can create your own custom coffee table for under $150.

Cheryl PhanDesign Your Own Wood Crate Coffee Table for under $150
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