How to Distress Furniture with Vaseline: Three-Tiered Farmhouse Stand Transformation

January 22, 2018


I've read about the Vaseline distressing method for YEARS and am just finally getting around to trying it. I thought I'd start small just in case it didn't work. So I used a wooden three-tiered farmhouse stand I had on hand that I've always wanted to paint. And if you'd like to learn about yet another nontraditional method of distressing just read to the end of this tutorial to find out those details! 

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Vintage Charm Party #116

January 18, 2018

Vintage Charm is a vintage-themed link party where awesome thrifters and collectors link up each week with something new!

Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #116! Thanks to all who linked up last week. And if you're new here, welcome! We appreciate each and every one of you who continue to come back and party with us. We're in constant awe of your creativity and talent. And once again we can't wait to see what vintage goodies, finds and projects you all have to share with us today.

But first, let's find out what our hostesses have been up to!


It's Baack......Thrill of the Hunt #62!

January 16, 2018


Hello thrifty friends! I can't believe I'm finally back with a new Thrill of the Hunt! It's been long enough, don't you think? I sure do. So sit back, relax and enjoy! 

Vintage Charm Party #115

January 11, 2018

Vintage Charm is a vintage-themed link party where awesome thrifters and collectors link up each week with something new!

Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #115! Thanks to all who linked up last week. And if you're new here, welcome! We appreciate each and every one of you who continue to come back and party with us. We're in constant awe of your creativity and talent. And once again we can't wait to see what vintage goodies, finds and projects you all have to share with us today.

But first, let's find out what our hostesses have been up to!


Vintage Charm 2017 Feature of the Year!

January 8, 2018

Hello, Friends! We're very excited to announce the Vintage Charm Party Feature of the Year! 


Congratulations goes to...

Roxanne from The Honeycomb Home

for her fabulous DIY custom fireplace surround!

Vintage Charm Party #114 and December Feature of the Month

January 4, 2018

Vintage Charm is a vintage-themed link party where awesome thrifters and collectors link up each week with something new!

Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #114! Thanks to all who linked up last week. And if you're new here, welcome! We appreciate each and every one of you who continue to come back and party with us. We're in constant awe of your creativity and talent. And once again we can't wait to see what vintage goodies, finds and projects you all have to share with us today.

But first, we'd like to announce our

DECEMBER FEATURE OF THE MONTH:

Drum roll please..... Congratulations goes to AnnMarie from Musings of a Vintage Junkie!


Since a vintage dress form is a decor staple at Cecilia's house, it's no surprise that she fell in love with AnnMarie's retro chic styled version all decked out for the holidays. Visit Musings of a Vintage Junkie's Romantic Touches For Christmas and check out that darling dress, complete with pearls, for yourself!


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Now let's find out what our 
hostesses have been up to!


2017 Dollar Store Christmas Favorites Recap

January 2, 2018


Some years I manage to post a ton of Christmas decor ideas and DIY's. This year I was not as successful in that department as I would have liked. Hence a Christmas-related post in January! Seriously, I've been thinking about this one for a long time. And I think it's timeless no matter what month of the year I share it in. You all know my M.O. is thrifty decor with a vintage twist!

Farmhouse Friday: Country Sampler Farmhouse Style 2018 Feature and Giveaway!

December 29, 2017

Country Sampler Magazine Farmhouse Style 2018


A number of months ago I was approached by an editorial assistant from Country Sampler Magazine. She wanted to know if I was interested in having one of my DIY farmhouse projects featured in the upcoming Farmhouse Style 2018 edition of their magazine. Um, yes! I was both thrilled and humbled at the same time. So after a few emails back and forth it was a done deal. Then there was nothing left to do but wait. And finally it arrived!

5 DIY Christmas Pillows Made From Target Placemats

December 23, 2017

Believe pillow Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas pillow, Target placemat

With Christmas right around the corner I guess you could say it's about time I got my annual DIY Target Placemat Christmas pillows finished. I know you've all been waiting with bated breath -- ha-- since I do this every year! I know I'm excited because I think this year's pillows are particularly cute! And I'll show you how you can do it with any type of placemats from any store throughout the year. Target placemat pillows: they're not just for Christmas anymore! I'll also give you a peak at my darling DIY Christmas pillows from years past.

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Vintage Charm Party #113

December 21, 2017

Vintage Charm is a vintage-themed link party where awesome thrifters and collectors link up each week with something new!

Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #113! Thanks to all who linked up last week. And if you're new here, welcome! We appreciate each and every one of you who continue to come back and party with us. We're in constant awe of your creativity and talent. And once again we can't wait to see what vintage goodies, finds and projects you all have to share with us today.

But first, let's find out what our hostesses have been up to!


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