12+ Thrift Store makeovers

Remember that Goodwill desk I gave a makeover earlier this month?  You’ll have to click over to see the before to truly appreciate the after!

Thrift store desk makeover with Rustoleum Milk Paint-5

Well, 38 other bloggers did their own thrift store makeovers too and today I am sharing 12 of my favorite makeovers from that roundup!  So if you love thrift store makeovers, you are in for a treat!

DIY Beautify gave this old grandfather clock a makeover!  You’ll have to go check out the before – I’ve always wanted to transform one of these.

grandfather clock makeover

Dukes and Duchesses created a light fixture from a fan cover.


Little Bits of Home created this DIY pedestal frame from a thrift store frame– so pretty!


These Easter napkins turned out adorable!  You’ll have to see what she made the bunnies out of!

Easter napkins

This used to be an old spice rack – now it’s a gorgeous spring piece!  Love it!

spice rack upcycle
This used to be an ugly canvas – now turned into beautiful art!

DIY art over thrifted canvas

Living Letter Home created this wreath from a hula hoop!  It’s gorgeous – wow!

hula hoop spring wreath

Girl Just DIY created a beautififul statement mirror from an old Tiffany style light fixture!


Oh how I would love to have a potting bench!  See what this started as and how the Handyman’s Daughter turned it into a potting bench!


Refashionably Late created a DIY Book storage from an old magazine rack – my little girl would love this!


Kenya Rae created this buffet from an old dresser


Did you realize you can recover an old card table?  I totally didn’t realize that and may have to do that to an old one I have!  Check out the process over at Crib Style.


Hope those inspire you as you take a walk through the thrift store next time!  Have you transformed any thrift store or yard sale finds lately?  I’d love to see!


  1. I love the potting bench!

  2. These are great makeovers! I love making over thrift store finds, so fun and rewarding. I also didn’t know you could recover card table tops, really like that idea! Thanks so much for sharing!

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