Old Lamp. New Life.

April 25, 2014

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One of my Saturday favorites is to hit up some local thrift stores for unusual finds and inspiration.  Unfortunately it doesn't happen as often as I'd like, but a few weeks ago when the kiddos were with the grandparents, the Mister and I hit up one of my go-to places. We scored a couple of cute things, like a brass owl bell (which my kids love to ring) + a new chair (which will soon get a spray paint makeover)... ...as well as this brass wall sconce for $15.  It was something that I've been searching for, but others I almost bought (new and old) were much more expensive.  I was … [Read more...]

5 Simple Must-Know Thrifting Tips

April 19, 2012

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Even though it took us a while to find out her "real" name (sometimes I still want to call her Madigan), Shannon is the super creative and talented DIYer behind Madigan Made, where she shares simple DIY ideas for you and your home.  From crafting ideas to holiday creations to blogging tips, Shannon shares simple crafts & decor for everyday living.  With Spring in full swing, this is the best time of year for garage sales and thrift shopping, and thanks to Shannon, she's sharing her favorite thrifting tips. Shannon, take it away... Hi there! I’m Shannon and I blog over at Madigan … [Read more...]