Thrifted Nightstand Decor :: #swapitlikeitshot

Date
Apr, 08, 2016
Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

It’s no secret I love a good thrift store makeover, so of course I was super excited about taking part in #swapitlikeitshot for the second time. A whole bunch of us bloggers get together and send off some thrift store finds that we spent around $10 on to another gal to makeover. So fun right? You can check out my last post here. And a huge thanks to Charlotte from Ciburbanity for putting this awesomeness together.

Corinna from A Designer at Home sent me my goodies.

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

She also sent some other little knick knacks, but these were the big players. I didn’t get a chance to work with everything, but managed to create a pretty little nightstand vignette with a few of these items. My favorite piece is definitely the geometric candle holder. Solid find by Corinna.

I thought about painting the candle holder and using it as just that, but once I started putting everything together it made more sense to make it into a little jewelry holder. It’s the perfect size to put your rings or earrings before you head to bed, and this way you won’t lose them!

Now let me tell you about a serious game changer. I needed some concrete vases for another project I have coming up and when I couldn’t find any, I decided the next best thing would be faux concrete. ‘Cause aint’ nobody got time to mix the real stuff. Enter this amazing spray paint:

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

I really had no idea how amazing it was going to be. But seriously. I want to concrete ALL.THE.THINGS. And ok, maybe it’s a little more like stone than concrete, but you get the idea 😉

So that little guy got turned into a faux concrete geometric jewelry holder. Next up was the little slab of wood. To go along with my faux concrete, I thought I might as well throw in some faux marble. And yes, I just shared something similar here, but really you can never have too many faux marble trays, right? Using this contact paper, I just covered up one side and then threw on these fun little knobs that I’ve been dying to use.

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

The final item I used was the blue scarf. It’s such a pretty pattern and color, I thought about framing it and turning it into a piece of art, but I have to give a shout out to my girl Erin for an even better, and easier, idea. Tie it around a vase! Done and done.

And so I created a pretty little vignette in our spare bedroom!

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

 

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

I have to say I’m pretty excited about how this turned out! Even though I stole the piece of art from our living room and the lamp will be going on my nightstand…I’ll let our spare bedroom hang out like this for a little while 🙂

Want to see more swaps? Here’s the stuff I sent Ursula from Home Made by Carmona. I can’t wait to see what she did with it.

Another round of #swapitlikeitshot and more thrift store finds to makeover! Check out this simple DIY Thrifted Nightstand Decor!

And you can check out everyone else’s projects by following these links:

MONDAY
Hearts & Sharts / 58 Water Street / I Am a Homemaker
Prim and Propah / Create & Babble / Windgate Lane
Gourley Girl and Guy / Dogs Don’t Eat Pizza

TUESDAY
Confetti Style / Blue i Style / Polished Habitat
Two Purple Couches / Run to Radiance / Restoration Redoux
Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer / Our Southern Home

WEDNESDAY
DIY on the Cheap / Prodigal Pieces That’s My Letter
Southern State of Mind / Roadkill Rescue / Always Never Done
Year of Serendipity / Casa Watkins

THURSDAY
Two Thirty-Five Designs / Finding Silver Pennies / Ciburbanity
The House of Wood / Decor Adventures / Bright Green Door

FRIDAY
While They Snooze / The Charming Farmer / Primitive and Proper
A Designer At Home / Brepurposed / Home Made by Carmona / Domicile 37 / Evey’s Creations

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45 Comments

  1. Reply

    Christy@ Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer

    April 13, 2016

    What a gorgeous vignette! You would never know anything there was thrifted!

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 17, 2016

      Thanks Christy!! 🙂

  2. Reply

    Jillian

    April 12, 2016

    Bre, I cannot even believe that concrete spray works like that!!! Ahh-Maze-Ing! I saw the teaser pics and really thought it was concrete. Your nightstand looks perfect now:)

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 17, 2016

      Thank you so much Jillian! The stuff is seriously amazing!

  3. Reply

    Dena

    April 11, 2016

    LOVE that tray!

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 17, 2016

      Thanks Dena!

  4. Reply

    Erin Spain

    April 9, 2016

    Love everything you did! I’ve been dying to use that contact paper on something. It’s definitely on my “to do” list. And those knobs are perfect!

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thanks Erin!! The contact paper is fantastic, you definitely need to get some asap 🙂

  5. Reply

    Marie, The Interior Frugalista

    April 9, 2016

    I like the way you think, Bre! You created the perfect vignette that matches your style – love it!

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thank you Marie!! I was definitely a little stumped at first but am so happy with how it all turned out!

  6. Reply

    Shelly@Confettistyle

    April 8, 2016

    Wow Bre, I love your candleholder and tray. So chic. And you inspired me to give that spray paint a tray.

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thank you so much Shelly!! You definitely should try out the spray paint, it’s amazing!

  7. Reply

    Stephanie @ Casa Watkins

    April 8, 2016

    Super cute Bre! I love the tray and the concrete jewelry holder is so great. Love the finish on that.

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thank you so much Stephanie!!

  8. Reply

    Amy | Delineate Your Dwelling

    April 8, 2016

    Love that upcycle!

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thanks friend!

  9. Reply

    Amy | Canary STreet

    April 8, 2016

    You’re so creative! Love your little jewelry holder. I just picked up some of that spray paint too and can’t wait to try it.

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thanks Amy! Can’t wait to hear what you think of it!

  10. Reply

    Jessicaj

    April 8, 2016

    Oh gah girl! You did an amazing job. Everything has an anthropologie feel to it.

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Aw thanks girl! That’s such a nice compliment! 🙂

  11. Reply

    Corinna - ADesignerAtHome

    April 8, 2016

    I am so excited to see these items in action! You did SUCH a good job utilizing them. Need that spray paint in my life now.

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thanks Corinna! Loved everything you sent! And seriously. Get some of that spray paint asap!

  12. Reply

    Kristi

    April 8, 2016

    SO creative Bre! I can’t wait to give that stone spray paint a try! LOVE it!

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      Thanks girl! It’s amazing, you definitely need to try it!

  13. Reply

    cassie @ primitive & proper

    April 8, 2016

    i saw those gorgeous knobs on instagram and wondered what you were doing- LOVE the tray!

    • Reply

      brepurposed

      April 10, 2016

      thanks Cassie! I’ve been dying to use them on something!

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