Category Archives: DIY

upcycle, repurpose, reuse, recycle

Turn a Dresser into a Kitchen Island

Way back in the Spring (well, it wasn’t that long ago) we hosted Denise Sabia and Jennaphr Frederick for a segment of Good Day Philadelphia on FOX29… DIY or BUY.  Denise began the process of turning an old dresser into an island – and here is the complete project step-by-step. Denise, thanks for sharing! hey there. I’m Denise Sabia from […]

Fraternal Twins: DIY Upcycle Ugly to Adorable!

A continuing series by guest blogger, Denisa Sabia of The Painted Home: cute, right? But, boy they were ugly babies…   I hardly ever sand. But these little suckers needed it. They were coated in a really junky black coat of paint on the top. And, voile! It’s a boy!    And a girl! Twinzies.   […]

DIY Inspiration: Turn Bath Towels into a Braided Rug

So, you love your bath towels… but they’re looking a little worn, a little shabby, ready to be replaced? But the color is perfect and you’d really rather not get rid of them… Here’s an idea to give them more life by turning them into a wonderfully thick and absorbent braided bathroom rug! It’s really […]

From Thrift Store Find to Fabulous!

Another in a continuing series by Denise Sabia of The Painted Home! This is how I found this piece. I knew right away I loved the lines of it. And the construction was great! I found this dresser with great lines and in perfect shape the first thing I did was wipe the entire piece […]

The Crafty Camper… a Mobile DIY Workshop!

You’re invited Join Denise Sabia of The Painted Home as she demonstrates and helps you create all the fun things you’ve been pinning on Pinterest. Denise will be at the Feasterville Impact with her Crafty Camper, a mobile DIY workshop packaged neatly in a 1972 Shasta Camper. Denise and her caravan of crafts will be […]

Montgomeryville Impact Thrift hosts 2nd Annual SpringFest featuring DIY Workshop

When: Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 11 am to 3 pm Where: Impact Thrift Stores Montgomeryville location at 979 Bethlehem Pike, Rt. 309, Montgomeryville What:  2nd annual SpringFest event! SpringFest is free, family-friendly event that will feature children’s attractions, all day giveaways, a DIY workshop and live music! The DIY Workshop, “From Inspiration to Creation”, will run from […]

Last Minute DIY Gift Idea for Mom!

Mother’s Day always sneaks up on us (me!)… here’s a last minute DIY gift idea that you can create in no time with no “artistic skills!” Mom will love it! Pick mom’s favorite colors and go… just don’t use up all of her nail polish in the process! You will need: Nail polish in Mom’s […]

DIY or Buy by Guest Blogger Denise Sabia of The Painted Home

This is the first post in an occasional series by guest blogger, Denise Sabia of The Painted Home. I recently filmed a segment for Good Day Philadelphia with Jenn Frederick about do you “DIY or Buy?” Well, I don’t have to tell you what I do. click the image below to watch the segment.   […]

Be Prepared… The Famous Girl Scout Motto put to the test!

Collection Drive Scheduled? Check. Flyers distributed? Check. Donations packed? Check. Munchkins from Dunkin Donuts purchased for breakfast? Check. Even with their i’s dotted and their t’s crossed,  Girl Scout Troops #2270, #21339 and #2508 from Chalfont woke up on Saturday, March 29th to find that their collection drive would be, well, a bit damp.   Not […]

Think Summer – Surfs Up DIY

It’s not every day we can go surfing, but we can dream! Come summer this repurposed single-bed surfboard/headboard won’t be hotdogging in the waves.  It will become a bodacious bench for the back patio. After purchasing this find in the bedding department at Impact Thrift’s Feasterville store, Joan Marie worked with her husband Ron, and […]