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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16 comments :

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

    Blessings,
    Gail

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

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

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

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  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

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

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

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  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)

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

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  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!

    :)

    Roeshel

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  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!

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  12. Nice ensemble! It all came together nicely!

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  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

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  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!

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  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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