Beautiful embroidered covered buttons. Here's a thrifty, crafty trick & tip: If you're not good at embroidery then there's a 'cheats' way to get this result. Visit your local Charity Shop (Thrift store for our USA folks) and seek out old embroidered table cloths and handkerchiefs which already have embroidery on them. Cut out the sections of embroidery (making sure you don't snip the important threads) and use these sections to make your buttons!
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Vertical Garden DIY: Cover up an ugly fence with this unique take on the vertical garden. Just pick up some old frames at your local thrift store and fill ‘em with colorful succulents. (via Sky Parlour)
Unique shabby shelf. Comb your local thrift stores for a wall shelf with unusual lines, paint it your favorite color. To achieve the "old" look, paint a small area, then wipe it off with cheesecloth while it's wet. Paint the next small area and repeat the process until you've completed the shelf. The beautiful floral touches could be fabric glued where you think it looks best. A pitcher or vase from a thrift shop and there you are! A designer's look for only a few dollars. #estherluttrell