Little Red Jewelry box

Little Red Jewelry Box and Christmas Mantel

I have another cute jewelry box for you straight from the thrift store.  He spoke to me not just because he was half price ($3.00) but because he had an abundance of little drawers. I wasn’t too crazy about the … Continue Reading →


Farmhouse Wreath

Burlap and Twine Farmhouse Wreath

Christmas is right around the corner and you have no time to start any new projects.  I totally understand, and that is why I’m bringing you a super easy DIY,  a burlap and twine wreath that can be used year round. … Continue Reading →


Shutter Christmas Card Holder

Shutter Christmas Card Holder

I got a late start on Christmas shopping this year, but I think I’m finally catching up.  Over the last couple weeks, I think I’ve hit every store. Ok, maybe I’ve missed a few. On one of my many travels, … Continue Reading →


Recycled Soda Can and Pallet Wood Advent Calendar

Soda Can and Pallet Wood Christmas Advent Calendar

Today I’m bringing back two of my old projects.  They are teaming up for a Christmas advent calendar.  First up,  a pallet wood cubby organizer.   I first brought these shelves to you last March filled with mementos, souvenirs and other assorted junk.  If you … Continue Reading →


Four foot Log Snowman DIY-

Four Foot Log Snowman

Down at the bottom of my yard you’ll find about a dozen stumps from a pine tree that died last year.  Hubby took the tree down last fall and he split most of the logs for firewood.   I think hubs pooped … Continue Reading →


75 Homemade Gift Ideas

75 of the Best Homemade Gift Ideas

Welcome back, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family, friends and good food.  Today I’m bringing you 75 of the best homemade, DIY gifts I could find on the internet for everyone on your gift list.  Gifts … Continue Reading →


Chartreuse and Co. Holiday Sale and Scavenging Inspiration

Christmas Bazaar – Trees, Signs and Sleds

In September I had the opportunity to visit Chartreuse and Company’s  Fall Market Days.   The place was loaded with furniture and crafts  with a farmhouse, sometime shabby chic style.  In early November they started their holiday bash and I had … Continue Reading →


DIY Oyster Shell Tree

Oyster Shell Tree for Beachcombers

Over the Thanksgiving holiday my family all got together and rented a house on the Chesapeake Bay.  Considering it was late November we had beautiful weather.  It wasn’t quite bikini weather (OK, it’s never bikini weather) but it was, put … Continue Reading →


75 Homemade Gift Ideas

Something for Everyone, 75 Homemade Gift Ideas

I was going to post another diy gift idea that my youngest made last year but if you still haven’t finished up your Christmas shopping I wanted to get this fun list of homemade gift ideas to you as soon … Continue Reading →


Reclaimed Wood, Pallet Wood, Christmas O

Two Reclaimed Wood Christmas Stars

It is so hard for me to believe that Christmas is just a few weeks away. And because I know you are super busy, I have a couple of easy stars to get you into the spirit of the holiday. … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Shutter- Holiday Buffet or Centerpiece

Recycled Shutter Ready for Holiday Buffets

Before I get started on this weeks DIY, I wanted to share with you a Thanksgiving cheese ball we made last year, just to get you in the mood. Originally made by Angela at Handmade in the Heartland, you can … Continue Reading →


Mini Junk Angels

Trio of Mini Junk Angels

Normally I’m not thinking Christmas ornaments this time of year, I’m still planning my Thanksgiving supper, but when the Junk Visionaries tell you that the monthly theme for November is Junk Christmas ornaments or decor, well it’s time to bring … Continue Reading →


Babys Footprint Christmas Ornament diy

Baby’s Footprint Christmas Ornament – Gifts for Kids to Make

When I shared last weeks build-a-snowman kit I mentioned that it was son #3’s birthday. Yes, he was born kind of close to Christmas and he was so eager to get in on the gift giving that he had to have … Continue Reading →


Christmas tree made from cedar shingles and pallet wood, easy diy

Pallet and Shingles Christmas Tree

One week to Thanksgiving and counting. Sorry, didn’t mean to shock you, I’m sort of just reminding myself.  I have 18 people coming for dinner next week and I have no menu and I still need to start cleaning house. … Continue Reading →


6ft Advent Calendar Christmas tree, cedar shingles, wood christmas tree, great for small spaces

Wood Christmas tree and Advent Calendar

Here at the Scavenger Chic household we have a sad little advent calendar we’ve been using for over 25 years.  And every year I see these beautiful advent calendars with little doors and little nooks and crannies and think, I’ve … Continue Reading →


Honeysuckle Vine Tree

Honeysuckle / Tomato Cage Tree

The honeysuckle hurricane lamp  that I showed you last week hardly used up any of my weedy honeysuckle vines.  I needed to think bigger.  I needed to think tree size. That’s it, a tree! You’ve seen Christmas trees covered in … Continue Reading →


Wayfair Inspired Driftwood Tree

Wayfair Inspired Driftwood Tree diy

Ever since August, I’ve been on the hunt for driftwood ,and while I’ve gotten a few pieces of genuine, smoothed by the tides, washed up on the shore pieces of wood.  Most of my wood was mostly, aged by the rain, … Continue Reading →


Shutter Floor Lantern

Upcycled Twice!? Lantern diy

I don’t know if you call it upcycling, recycling, repurposing or just reusing…that is what these shutters have done… Twice! Let me backtrack a bit. Way back in October, I shared with you my lamp made from repurposed shutters. It … Continue Reading →