The saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” couldn’t be more true, especially when it comes to thrift store finds! You can find a lot of great furniture and decor items that are ready for use as soon as you get them home! Others may need some work to update them to fit into your decor. But for the amount you save by doing a simple DIY, it’s worth it! Check out these 10 Inspiring Thrift Store Makeover Ideas to help you figure out what to do with your great thrift store finds!
10 Inspiring Thrift Store Makeover Ideas
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French Vanity Thrift Store Makeover
What a great makeover! The vanity and bench look amazing with the new fabric and paint! Cedar Hill Farmhouse explains how she turned a brown thrift store vanity into a beautiful French vanity!
Thrift Store Picnic Basket Planter Makeover
This is so pretty! And it’s made from a Goodwill picnic basket that cost less than $4! Confessions of a Plate Addict explains how she made this repurposed picnic basket planter!
Outdoor Dining Set Thrift Store Makeover
Don’t these chairs look amazing! Just a little bit of work and they look brand new! The Happy Housie explains how to turn old thrift store chairs into a beautiful outdoor dining set!
Goodwill Lamp Makeover
There are always dozens of lamps at Goodwill, but not many that probably fit your home’s decor. Luckily, all it takes is a little paint to make a thrift store lamp perfect! Follow I Should Be Mopping the Floor’s tutorial on how to turn a brass lamp into a pretty red lamp!
Chalkboard from Old Thrift Store Print
Thrift stores are full of old art prints. Some are beautiful, and some . . . not so much. Luckily, these artworks, regardless of beauty, tend to be inside awesome frames! Artsy Chicks Rule shows how to take an old framed art print and make a chalkboard out of it! And don’t worry art lovers, the art print is still preserved.
Thrift Store Cabinet Makeover
Isn’t this an amazing makeover! The before and after pictures look like night and day! And the cabinet was only $10 at Goodwill! Follow Centsational Girl’s tutorial on how to completely makeover an old cabinet!
Stylish Thrift Store Octagon Tray Makeover
It’s amazing what just some paint can do! It can completely change the feel and style of an item! Follow Making Home Base’s tutorial on how to makeover an old wood tray into a pretty geometric stenciled octagon tray!
Goodwill Candlestick Turned Bird Bath
Now this is creative, using two thrift store items to make a pretty new one! My Repurposed Life shows how she took a Goodwill candlestick and pot lid and combined them to make a pretty bird bath!
Thrifted DIY Headboard
Have you seen the prices on the headboards in the mattress stores? They’ can be pretty high, and sometimes look rather plain. Save yourself money and get a beautiful headboard by making over one you find in a thrift store! Thrift Diving shows how she took a thrift store headboard and made it into a beautiful damask headboard!
Thrift Store Desk Makeover
This came out beautiful! While They Snooze explains how she took an old thrift store desk and made it into a pretty white sewing desk!
Have you ever made over a thrift store item?