Sunday, December 4, 2011

C&B Thrift Make Over 2 and a Winner

This Crate & Barrel piece has had three lives SO far . . . 
  Life One: $5.00 (at 50% off day) at the thrift store . . .
 Life Two:  For my fall table centerpiece . . .
Life Three: Dressed for Christmas!
 This is what I'm starting to steer toward, items that can be re-used from season to season and holiday to holiday.  Another trick:  Replacing just the images in picture frames with holiday-themed artwork.  No need then to pack, unpack, store, etc. as many things from season to season!



And now announcing the winner of my Shabby Apple Give Away: Congratulations to Ann from Moonbeams & Fireflies -- her name was chosen using Randomiser .  Stop by her blog to congratulate her and browse (she was the inspiration for my Christmas Drawer(s)!)

Thanks to all who participated -- I hope to be doing another give away soon!


7 comments:

  1. Love your idea. It looks very nice.

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  2. Such a perfect piece to be changing out with the seasons. What a bargain too! Congratulations to Ann...lucky girl!

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  3. I LOVE all of your looks with one piece! Totally awesome!!
    I am still trying to think of what to put in these 2 drawers I have available, I love that idea too much!
    Congratulations to your winner! And thank you for putting up my button! You are a rock star!
    xxDaniella

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  4. This looks beautiful. I love a piece I can keep changing and updating. Nice job. I am visiting from The DIY Showoff

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  5. Goodness ..You are having fun with Christmas bobbles this year... What a lovely idea to recycle and ring in the old and new... Bravo !!!!... Thanks for your kind visit to my blog ...Please do come again for alittle Christmas cheer....Hugs

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  6. Isn't it amazing what a trip to the thrift store can do! Love the different looks.
    Kelly

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  7. Hi Lauren,
    Great ideas about recycling items for different holidays! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and your compliment on my painting.
    Cindy

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