Super Fun Projects for Families
DIY: Thrift fabric characters
You can easily turn thrift fabric into super sweet creatures.
DIY: Love inspired custom art
This DIY is all about refreshing a secondhand painting from your local thrift store.
DIY: Plastic animal planters
Give your succulents even more character with this fun, simple and cheap DIY that makes planter magic out of thrifted treasures.
DIY: Upcycled record bowl
Records are easy to score and a cost effective upcycling material.
DIY: Mason jar bird feeder
We’re making a bird feeder using a thrifted Mason jar and canvas belt.
DIY: Framed print
One of my recent DIYs involved an inspirational printed quote I found at my neighbourhood stationery store.
DIY: Upcycled secondhand planter
For me, there’s nothing better than taking a somewhat gaudy thrifted find and turning it into a sophisticated addition to your home decor.
DIY: Reusable food wrap
Here’s a simple and super useful DIY that’s also darn thrifty – reusable food wrap.
DIY: Mason jar terrarium
Create your own terrarium out of thrifted treasures.
DIY: Cutlery wind chime
An easy DIY for adding charm to your outdoor oasis is to create a wind chime out of thrifted cutlery.
DIY: Socket plate wall art
With a bit of crafty mojo you can restyle a socket plate into a gorgeous frame.
DIY: Leather keychain
There are so many thrifted finds you can repurpose into a swanky keychain, including belts, t-shirts, jewelry and more.
DIY: Mason jar tissue holder
Here’s an easy DIY for refashioning a Mason jar into a tissue holder.
DIY: Easter display stand
Here’s an easy way to upcycle a couple of thrift store finds into a display stand. This DIY is super easy and very low budget!
DIY: Mosaic thrift frame
Here’s a fun, slightly messy DIY using a thrift store frame and upcycled CDs.
DIY: Refashioned thrift vase
There are a few items you definitely need to hit up your local thrift store for… Frames, candle holders and vases.
DIY: Lavender sachet
Vintage fabric from your local thrift store is perfect for pillow covers, purses and it turns out lavender sachets!
DIY: Wool sweater mittens
There are tons of fun DIYs for repurposing an old wool sweater like making mittens!
DIY: T-shirt bag
Here’s how to make a spooky trick or treat bag for Halloween out of a thrift store find. It’s a low cost, low time investment and high impact DIY.
DIY: Wool sweater ornament
I love repurposing wool sweaters from the thrift store. They’re perfect for upcycling and creating crafty goodness with.
DIY: Painted thrift finds
Here’s an easy peasy DIY that adds a bit of funk to a thrift store find.
DIY: Teapot planter
I’m a big lover of succulents! And I adore finding unconventional homes for them too.
DIY: Mason jar storage
Mason jars are perfect for organizing and storing ‘stuff’. You can bling them up so they look awesome while being practical.
DIY: Wool sweater booties
I love transforming a thrift store wool sweater into the cutest baby booties.
DIY: Stencilled corkboards
One of my FAV refashioning projects is stencilling corkboards. It’s easy and totally jazzes up a boring ole corkboard.
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