Give an old tray a coat of metallic spray paint and use it to hold your jewelry.

Give an old tray a coat of metallic spray paint and use it to hold your jewelry.

Recall the days when animal feed and other dry goods came in colorful sacks by using the remnants as pillowcases. Cut sections of old feedsacks to fit a pillow form. Sew the front and back pieces together, stuff in the form, and stitch the opening closed.

20 Flea Market Makeovers

Recall the days when animal feed and other dry goods came in colorful sacks by using the remnants as pillowcases. Cut sections of old feedsacks to fit a pillow form. Sew the front and back pieces together, stuff in the form, and stitch the opening closed.

Hand-stitch vintage cotton doilies together to create a free-form table runner. For extra personalization, first dye the doilies. (We used three shades of blue to dye these.) By using different shades, the runner gets an ombre-style makeover.

20 Flea Market Makeovers

Hand-stitch vintage cotton doilies together to create a free-form table runner. For extra personalization, first dye the doilies. (We used three shades of blue to dye these.) By using different shades, the runner gets an ombre-style makeover.

Round up a few plates and a few goblets, and you have the makings for a tiered serving tray. Use glass adhesive to secure the bottom of a goblet to the underside of a dish and repeat with a second dish and goblet. When dry, stack the pieces on a third plate. Note: You can prime, paint, and seal the plates with polyurethane if desired, like we did here, but because the paint is not food-safe, use paper between food and dish surfaces.

20 Flea Market Makeovers

Round up a few plates and a few goblets, and you have the makings for a tiered serving tray. Use glass adhesive to secure the bottom of a goblet to the underside of a dish and repeat with a second dish and goblet. When dry, stack the pieces on a third plate. Note: You can prime, paint, and seal the plates with polyurethane if desired, like we did here, but because the paint is not food-safe, use paper between food and dish surfaces.

Make a pretty decorative bowl from a doily and a secret ingredient. Watch and learn how!

20 Flea Market Makeovers

Make a pretty decorative bowl from a doily and a secret ingredient. Watch and learn how!

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