Category Archives: Goodwill Goodies

O’ Christmas Tree! My Christmas Tree!

So I was totally stressed about my Christmas tree this year… mainly because I didn’t have one. But I scored this unbelievable pre-lit 7.5 footer at my local Goodwill for $39! I can’t for the life of me figure out how a tree in this good of condition ended up there, but I am so […]

Fun Pillows and Giveaway Winner

And the winner is….  #15 Destiny!! True Random Number Generator Min: Max:   Result: 15 Powered by RANDOM.ORG   Please email me your mailing address designedtothenines@gmail.com and claim your prize within 48 hours. Thanks!   For those of you who didn’t win this time, I highly recommend buying Shelley’s DVD. It is really great! Buy it here:   […]

Glittered Skull

So here is the first of the tutorials for the classy Halloween decor items I feautured on Arizona Midday yesterday. This is SO easy and maybe something fun you could do with your kids… I got this skull from the Goodwill for $1.99. They have a ton of them. You can basically find these things everywhere. […]

Goodwill Goodies: Old Art Turns Shadowbox

Have you ever walked by a framed piece of art in a thrift store and asked yourself, “Who on earth would buy that picture?” Me! Me! Me! This project will hopefully have you doing a double take the next time you see one of these long forgotten diamond in the roughs.   Again, I got an […]

Make Your Own Mirrored Furniture!

*Update 10/3/2018* 8 years later, this is still one of my most popular posts! These nightstands now reside in our vacation home in Maine and have gone through 6 moves and going strong. They may need a fresh coat of paint in the near future, but the mirrors are still intact! Maybe I need to […]