A Few Inexpensive Transformations

With a can of Dollar Store Black Spray Paint, changing up inexpensive finds is so easy!

A month or so ago, I mentioned I hit some clearanced items at Family Dollar and General Dollar. I liked the pieces but, they weren't just right for me. so, out came the black spray paint.

These two little wall hangings were clearanced for $1.29 each. I really liked the little medallions and even the light green background (our furniture is green). However, the faux silver frames were definitely not working for me.

So, a simple paint job was in order.

And the finished hangings

And then these two little wooden candlesticks were purchased at a Dollar Store. Rather plain and blah.

Spray painted black

And then with a little Autumn bling which I also found at the dollar store (candles and 2 sets of dollar store beaded bracelets), a complete simple change.

These little black shelves were also clearanced for $2.00. I didn't have to do anything to them but, let me tell ya, cheap shelves are cheap shelves! LOL They look fine but, they are a royal pain to put up. Troy finally made a small wood cleat to hang them on.

Up on the wall (sorry about the beige walls but, this is a rental)

A little holiday decor

The pumpkin gourds are real

This post is linked to a couple of awesome blogs:
Metamorphosis Monday at "Between Naps on the Porch"

DIY Fall Festival at "The DIY Show Off"

Do it Yourself Day "A Soft Place to Land"

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  1. Don't you just love black spray paint :) Great makeovers!


  2. Great redos! Very pretty!
    Love black spray pain. :)

  3. Wonderful makeovers! Each project is great on it's own, but put together.... WOW!
    Dee Dee

  4. Oh, that looks great!!!! Love your bargain hunting, too!!!

  5. I loved the makeovers, I am now a new fan of the thrift store. I needed some candle holders and there they were, thanks for sharing, come visit, love to see ya

  6. Your ledges look great! I also love black spray paint. ;) Makes things pretty. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Your projects looks great and wonderful how you have worked these all together.
    Good job,
    d from homehaven

  8. OMGosh...is there no end to what transformations can be wrought with a simple can of black spray paint?! Your projects are creative and beautiful!
    Love your blog, becoming a follower :o)
    peace, cindy
    (ps...I'm having a giveaway, feel free to stop by)

  9. Those frames are so much more striking in black, aren't they? Great call too decide to paint them!
    pk @ room remix

  10. Great transformations. They look so much better in black and so pretty with your fall accents!

    Thanks so much for adding your creativity to the Fall Festival!



  11. Love the transformations! I always see items at the Dollar Store that aren't quite "right" for me, but you've shown me that with a little spray paint love, anything's possible!

  12. Nice ensemble! It all came together nicely!

  13. Love spray paint it is my new best friend! hehe I need to start thinking like this when I see something that is just not quite right but cheep! Well done!
    Hey, Sorry I missed so many posts (stupid internet) I was going to put you on my side bar, but you don't have a badge. And sorry I'm not really sure how to make them. BUT it would be something to look into to get more followers. you have great information to share! Marie @ emma calls me mama is good at these and would probably be glad to help! http://emmacallsmemama.com/ Let me know how it goes!
    Hugs, Lisa

  14. GREAT JOB! I love what paint and creativity - not to mention TONS OF TALENT can do! Love the transformations and displays! Great work! Thanks for sharing, and inspiring!

  15. Don't you just love paint, it goes with everything and if it doesn't paint it!
    Great job!
    Linda Q


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