Category: DIY

DIY: Mercury Glass Table Decor

Set a shimmery table with “mercury glass” items to welcome your Thanksgiving guests and help to shine your light.  This week’s DIY project is so easy and elegant that it will also make your smile sparkle big.  Clear glass containers get their bling on with this painting technique.  Thrift store items look like a million bucks when transformed this way and make your Thanksgiving table and home look stylish for the season of gratitude. 

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DIY: Transform a Fabric Chair With Spray Paint

“Did you know you can give an upholstered, easy chair a whole new look without sewing or replacing the fabric?  It’s true!  There are now spray paints designed specifically for cloth furniture that allow you to upcycle and transform it with a push of a button and a flick of your wrist.  

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Recap: Goodwill Shopping in Prince William County, VA!

A few weeks ago, I decided to go thrift shopping on Indigenous People’s Day in Prince William County. A few of my favorite Greater Washington Goodwill stores are South Dakota Ave and Clinton; however, it is nice to visit other stores outside your area. The Liberia Ave and Dale City stores are located in Prince William County, which is about 30 miles outside of Washington, DC.

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Fun for All Ghouls & Boos: Transform a Dollhouse Into a Haunted House

“Transylvania-ize” a dollhouse by transforming it into a haunted house for Halloween.  This child’s toy becomes a house of horrors when you upcycle it (or should it be down-cycle it?) with creepy creatures and spooky spirits.  Little ones of all ages will squeal in delight—we hope! When you scare up this DIY project.  And you won’t mind living next door to this place when you use it to decorate for the upcoming trick-or-treating fest!

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