Top Shelf Clearance Challenge ~ May

Happy Monday, lovely friends!! I hope y’all had a lovely Mother’s Day weekend!

I am so excited for our monthly clearance challenge! Per usual, I waited until the very last minute to go out and search for some clearance items for this challenge. I was able to find a few things from Michael’s and Hobby Lobby.

From Michael’s, I found a little unfinished wooden drawer thing, and a darling terra-cotta pot. I love terra-cotta pots!The pot was originally $12, but it was 60% off, with an additional 20% off coupon, making it a little less than $4. And the little drawers were originally $10, but because it was missing three out of four knobs, I got it for just $3!

And, a sweet little cloche from Hobby Lobby….With these finds, I immediately thought spring/gardening.

For the drawers, I started by staining them a dark walnut color.

Then chalk painted them in white, and slightly distressed them…Added a coat of “moss” green chalk paint and some dark antiquing wax. To finish these little drawers off, I painted some little knobs, that I purchased from Hobby Lobby for $2.50.

Isn’t it such a darling little seed packet/plant marker organizer? I love spring, and love all thing flowers!!

And, of course, those tulips from my garden…LOVE!!

And now, onto the other blogs to see what amazing clearance finds they have all found! Just click on the links below…

Tara, Stilettos and Shiplap

Terrie, Decorate And More With Tip

Lindsay, The Farmhouse Eclectic

Dori, This Full Life 5

Jodi, The House house

Shae, Sweet Southern Grace

I hope y’all loved seeing these clearance finds as much as I did! It’s always fun to see clever ideas on how to incorporate these less wanted items, that have hit the clearance shelves. Because, really, who doesn’t love a great deal!!!

Thank you so much for visiting LeCultivateur!!! I so appreciate YOU!!

Hope you have a wonderful day!


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  1. Emily what great finds you found this month. I am loving the drawer unit and how you made it your own.

    Thanks for hosting this great challenge.

    Happy Monday!

    1. Thank you so much!!!

  2. Oh wow, this IS so darling. What a find. I love what you did with it. Love the whole set up. Good job, girl!

    1. Thank you so much!!!

  3. Oh it turned out so cute Emily! I love the garden, vintage, feel to it all!

    1. Thank you, sweet friend!!!

  4. Emily, I love what you did the drawers!!! So creative! This is a beautiful vignette!!!

    1. Thank you so much!!!

  5. Emily, I always look forward to seeing your posts! You are so creative and talented! I love what you did with this little dresser and it all looks so pretty together!

    1. Thank you so much!!!

  6. Emily! This is just charming! Wouldn’t we have fun shopping together????

    1. You’re so sweet!! That would be soooo much fun!!!

  7. E.ily this came together great. Love the touch of gilding and big fan of dark walnut stain.

    Love going to Michael’s and finding bargains like you did. Great cloche from HL

    Enjoy your day


    1. Thank you so much!!!

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