Blog Posts - Up-cycle



How to Build a Barn Door for Any Room

The kid’s room is April’s project of the month! We take a week to clean, a week to organize, and a week or two to decorate and complete projects. I’m Continue Reading → The post How to Build a Barn Door for Any Room appeared first...
by Lewisville Love on Apr 16, 2016

How to Easily Clean and Restore Old Hardware

Shopping at thrift stores for antique furniture pieces just waiting to be transformed usually means dealing with the old, dirty hardware. Old hardware knobs and pulls are usually filthy from Continue Reading → The post How to Easily Clean and Resto...
by Lewisville Love on Apr 9, 2016

How to Make (no-sew) Roman Shades from Mini Blinds

The kitchen projects are coming along! I have a big project that I’ll be revealing to you all next week, and I have to say, WOW! The difference it makes Continue Reading → The post How to Make (no-sew) Roman Shades from Mini Blinds appeared f...
by Lewisville Love on Mar 31, 2016

Make your own Kitchen Pantry Bins and Canisters

I’ve been working on cleaning and organizing my kitchen as part of March’s monthly home challenge. Are you doing the challenge with us? It’s the best way to take on Continue Reading → The post Make your own Kitchen Pantry Bins and...
by Lewisville Love on Mar 25, 2016

DIY Gel Stain to Update Old Cabinets

Are you tired of looking at old, ugly cabinets doors and drawers that haven’t been updated since their installation- a decade or two ago? I know your pain. I have Continue Reading → The post DIY Gel Stain to Update Old Cabinets appeared first...
by Lewisville Love on Mar 17, 2016

One Trick to New Stairs

It’s a project day here in Lewisville. I’m taking a break from the cleaning and organizing challenge to work on an area of my home that has bothered me for Continue Reading → The post One Trick to New Stairs appeared first on .
by Lewisville Love on Jan 21, 2016

Upcycled Drawer to Shadow Box

 It's a little hard for me toss solid wood items! My boy's were ready for a room makeover and it was time to toss their desk. I tried selling it for a small price and nothing. Before tossing it I saw a new life in the drawers! &nb...
by Camelot Art Creations on Jun 9, 2015

Small Desk Up-cycled

I needed a small desk to put in the corner of my bedroom, nothing big, just something large enough to hold my laptop and tablet.This is the space I had to play.Oh, did I mention I didn't want to spend money on anything?  So,  I did what I d...
by Decorating with Cents on May 8, 2015

Chairs for Charity 2015

I finally finished my chair restoration for Chairs for Charity auction 2015.Each year I donate an up-cycled theme decorated chair to a great cause. Chairs for Charity to bring awareness to L.A.M. My friend Carrie suffers from this lung disease and i...
by All in my Cottage on Mar 31, 2015

French clocks Accent chair

This actually was my project for 2014 but only getting around to share it...Each year I donate an up-cycled theme decorated chair to a great cause. Chairs for Charity to bring awareness to L.A.M. My friend Carrie suffers from this lung disease and is...
by All in my Cottage on Feb 19, 2015

Dining room and some styling tips

The Dining room and the kitchen are the heart of your home, especially, if you happen to have a kitchen-diner! In my opinion, a dining room needs a lot of love and affection but sadly, we tend to ignore it most times, settling to decorate it with fu...
by Notjustashopper on Jan 6, 2015

chain cycle tattoo and leg garter

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by Lingerie.Obsessions.se on Dec 4, 2014

How To UpCycle Your Life

Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. There are countless ideas on Pinterest about upycling IKEA furniture, thrift store clothin...
by Ab home interiors on May 30, 2014

DIY: 8 Ways To Up-cycle Toilet Tissue Rolls

So lets go back to the basics because they are easy, available and cute! I love to reuse things and decorate my room with them. That way nothing gets wasted and your room becomes chic with only a few $$ If you want to find out how to make...The...
by Aim Beauty on Jan 11, 2014

DIY: 8 Ways To Up-cycle Toilet Tissue Rolls

So lets go back to the basics because they are easy, available and cute! I love to reuse things and decorate my room with them. That way nothing gets wasted and your room becomes chic with only a few $$ If you want to find out how to make...The...
by Aim Beauty on Dec 31, 2013

2013 re-purpose upcyle projects in review

As 2013 comes to a close and I have neglected my blog during the busy holiday season, I am playing a bit of catch up on some of the projects I worked on this last year that I never posted about.  I love the thrill of the hunt finding treasures t...
by All in my Cottage on Dec 31, 2013

An amazing re-purpose

A few posts back, I asked if anyone knew what this was. I am still guessing, but I think it was a silk flower planter of some type. When I picked this up a garage sale a couple weeks ago, I envisioned what it could become. I love when an idea works!I...
by All in my Cottage on Jun 24, 2013

An easy re-purpose planter

A fun and easy planting project this last week. Simply a vintage rusty 70's enamel colander has become a unique planter. I am having a love affair with apple green this summer----watch for more projects with this color. since the colander by nat...
by All in my Cottage on Jun 10, 2013

Salvage Saturday, Putting The Pieces Together

  Good Morning, Having my coffee and getting ready to conduct a furniture painting workshop. No that’s not exactly the truth. I write my posts at night and set a time for them to post in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Petticoat Junktion on Apr 13, 2013

Prairie Princess up-cycle

I have this passion at the moment. Up-cycling denim with vintage crochet and lace. I love the softness and charm old lace brings to the rugged fabric. So far I have up-cycled four jackets and am on the hunt for more. Funny thing is that I have not re...
by All in my Cottage on Mar 9, 2013


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