Before and After Thrift Shop Flips - More Upcycled Paintings

Thrifting last week was basically a bust so I thought I'd show some more of the upcycled, thrifted paintings I've been working on. These have been selling really well in my antique booth space, I only have one left in there now!

Upcycled thrift shop paintings

Here are a few that I started with.


I picked out some quotes that I thought went well with the pictures. I'll start with this one.


I paid $2 for it and it included the frame! Here is what it looks like now!


I really love this quote and I thought it was perfect for this painting!


Then I chose this one... someone did a beautiful job with this painting! I got it in a box full of stuff at an estate sale so I probably didn't pay more than $1 for it and it included the frame as well!


I thought a friendship quote was perfect. I didn't have to do anything to the frame, it has a weathered driftwood look to it which goes nicely with the painting.


Look at the sweet faces on these little creatures, they look like friends to me :o)


This one is next... I found it at a thrift shop for $3.99. Again, someone did a beautiful job.


Since there are both mountains and water in this picture I thought this quote was perfect.


There is no frame for this one. I'm thinking about just mounting it to a piece of painted wood instead or maybe I'll just leave it as is.


I also worked on two of these three pictures. I found them together at a thrift store and paid $1 each.


This Mother Teresa quote seemed fitting to me.


I don't know what it is about painting the frames but it really makes the colors from the pictures pop.


This one with the barn made me think of country living so I chose this quote.



These are so fun to do! I feel like I'm saving an otherwise dated picture that no one wants anymore and making it a fun accent piece that people want to hang up once again!

You can see a couple of the others I did here: Trash to Treasure - Upcycled Thrift Shop Paintings.