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Removable Wallpaper Shabby Chic Decor

I have blogged about my Shabby Chic guest bedroom before, I’ll link it below, and I just finished a new quick project in that room and thought I’d share it. I wanted a wallpaper accent wall but didn’t want the hard work that comes along with installing it, plus I wanted something that would be… Continue reading Removable Wallpaper Shabby Chic Decor

eBay reselling · Recipes · Thrifting

What Sold on eBay

I am a full-time reseller. I sell on eBay and Poshmark. I find most of my goods at thrift stores and garage sales. I do buy new wholesale items to resell also, but I just really enjoy thrifting! I would like to add a "What Sold" category to my blog because I have so many… Continue reading What Sold on eBay

Crafts · Decor · Furniture · Lake House Decor · Recipes · Thrifting · Wood Projects

DIY Tree Branch Blanket Ladder

I love rustic, shabby chic, eclectic home decor. I wanted to make a blanket ladder for our family room and I came up with this idea. We live on the lake, in the forest and I found these branches one our property. I cut the sides to five feet and then cut the rungs to… Continue reading DIY Tree Branch Blanket Ladder

Crafts · Furniture · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Recipes · Thrifting · Wood Projects

Leather Belt Ottoman Diy

I was inspired a few years ago with a chair that I saw in a artsy shop made with leather belts and so I started my own belt collection. Vintage leather belts are a dime a dozen at a lot of thrift stores. I pick them up when I see them. They don’t have to… Continue reading Leather Belt Ottoman Diy

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Removing Paint from Vintage Hardware/Cabinet Handles

Here is a quick tip to remove old paint from old vintage hardware. Use a crockpot that you don’t plan on using for food. Add hot water and a squirt of dish soap. Place hardware in crockpot. Turn on high for a couple of hours. Use tongs to remove hardware and place on a towel.… Continue reading Removing Paint from Vintage Hardware/Cabinet Handles

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100 year Old Antique Cabinet Restore/Refinish Before & After

My husband curb shopped this amazing antique cabinet. He knows I love to restore old furniture and thought I would like this piece...well...I LOVE it! We decided it would be a perfect piece for our mud room. We needed a place to put the things we grab on the way out the door. Hats, scarves,… Continue reading 100 year Old Antique Cabinet Restore/Refinish Before & After

Money Saving Tips · Thrifting

eBay Selling Tips

I have been successfully reselling on eBay for 11 years now and I get asked questions all the time about it, so I wanted to share some helpful tips that can help one to get started in this, what can be, lucrative business. Here’s my store if you want to check me out: Jewellsboutique Like… Continue reading eBay Selling Tips

Crafts · Cricut Crafts · Recipes · Thrifting

Jewelry Making

I am a person of many interests. I love crafting, photography, blogging, thrifting and reselling, among other things...but I’m always looking for something new to try. I bought a Cricut a few months ago and I’ve been making leather earrings which are very fun to make and very on trend. But I’ve recently discovered something… Continue reading Jewelry Making

Decor · Lake Life · Recipes · Thrifting

Fall Mantle Decor From Thrift Store

I love thrifting and challenged myself to decorate this year with mostly thrift store items. I started today and found a few trinkets. I decided to use all this on my fireplace at the lake. The only things not thrifted in this display is the deer. They were gifted to me. everything else was less… Continue reading Fall Mantle Decor From Thrift Store

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Shabby Chic Chandelier For Guest Bedroom Thrift Store Find

I have been decorating my guest bedroom at the lake with Shabby Chic decor. I’ve always wanted a shabby chic room and I am having so much fun with this one. I wrote another blog about the different pieces I have added. I’ll link it here: https://thethriftyjewell.com/2020/02/28/decorating-our-lake-house-on-a-budget-the-shabby-chic-guest-room/ I found the perfect chandelier for the bedroom!… Continue reading Shabby Chic Chandelier For Guest Bedroom Thrift Store Find