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Upcycled Drawers Times Two

It all started when I picked up a couple mid century over sized drawers, my husband wondered what the heck I was going to do with them, so did I. I decided to add feet and make side tables out of them.   So, I told him about the idea, and a...

7 Ways To Reuse Coffee Cans

Do you like to find ways to reuse items that most people would simply throw in the trash. A coffee can is an item that fits this description that easily be used in lots of different ways. You just... Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
by Find My DIY on Aug 30, 2016

How to Make Wine Cork and Bungee Cord Ties

Messy extension cords are taking over my workshop, power tool cords in particular. I think I wrap them well when I put my tools away only to find the cords are a tangled mess the next time I need to...
by Condo Blues on Aug 14, 2016

DIY Kiddie Pool Garden

photo by containergardening.about.com Do you have a really small backyard that is not ideal for a traditional garden? The best option is to use containers to grow all types of plants or... Visit my website for full links, other content, and mo...
by Find My DIY on Aug 11, 2016

Outdoor Solar Table Lamp

photo by houzz.com Do you know that are a lot of fun and interesting ways to use solar landscape lights that you can find at most home improvement stores? A LED bulb may be perfect to use for a... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Aug 3, 2016

Build a Kids Sand and Water Table from an Old Sink

 I love seeing old things get new life, and I hate throwing things away that still have life in them or could be reused. (Like when they take a sledgehammer to those dated but still sound cabinets in the home reno shows? Drives me crazy.) So whe...
by Remodelaholic on Jul 29, 2016

Updated Nightstand Using New Hardware

 When you remodel on a budget, it’s always nice to be able to use existing furniture pieces as those are sometimes more than the cost of the remodel itself! I painted some vintage nightstands white a while back and always felt like something w...
by Junque Cottage on Jul 27, 2016

Turn Old Frames into a Lantern

Anyone who follows me over at Scavenger Chic knows that I have three sons. Two are married and have their own homes and one more is just about to be a senior in high school. While they were growing up, they all played on their share of sports teams.
by My Repurposed Life on Jul 15, 2016

Glow In The Dark Bowling

photo by growingajeweledrose.com Do you need something fun for kids to do at night when little light is available? Finding the right types of activities can be difficult depending on what you... Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
by Find My DIY on Jul 10, 2016

Salvaged DIY Industrial Bar Table

Today, Turning Tables DIY Week goes UPCYCLED! Our first upcycled project is an amazing and unique industrial bar table made from parts salvaged… from the side of the road… in the middle of the desert! You’ll love Salvage Sister and...
by Remodelaholic on Jun 30, 2016

DIY Office Organization

I’m a big fan of using repurposed items for organizing. They’re free and better for the earth. I also really enjoy the creative challenge of repurposing an item and finding a new use for it. Hi, Susan from Organized 31, and this month I&#...
by Ask Anna on Jun 22, 2016

Upcycling

Sebenarnya belum lama saya mengenal kata "Upcycle" Dari dulu saya hanya tahu istilah 3R reuse, reduce, recycle. Dan sejak doyan DIY, craft dan kerajinan handmade, jadi nambah lumbung istilah saya. Kurang lebih artian dari istilah Upcycle adalah menin...
by new world on Jun 16, 2016

An Interview with Miss Mustard Seed

When Marian at Miss Mustard Seed agreed to do this interview I was beyond excited! Most of my life, I’ve had a passion for vintage or antique finds. Clothes, decor, jewelry. Pretty much anything I could find useful. When I decided to leave my...
by Junque Cottage on Jun 5, 2016

An Interview with Miss Mustard Seed

Most of my life, I’ve had a passion for vintage or antique finds. Clothes, decor, jewelry. Pretty much anything I could find useful. When I decided to leave my career to stay home with our daughter, I knew I wanted to start my own business and...
by Junque Cottage on Jun 5, 2016

Farmhouse Table Refinish Project

  Occasionally friends and family call me when they have furniture pieces they no longer need. A friend of mine was moving and had an old barn full of what she considered “junk”. She sent me a picture of a wood table and 6 chairs and...
by Junque Cottage on May 31, 2016

Farmhouse Table Refinish Project

Occasionally friends and family call me when they have furniture pieces they no longer need. A friend of mine was moving and had an old barn full of what she considered “junk”. She sent me a picture of a wood table and 6 chairs and told m...
by Junque Cottage on May 31, 2016

No-Cost Organizing Kitchen Drawer Tips

I’m a big believer that organization saves you time and frustration so that you can better enjoy life. I also believe that organization doesn’t have to cost a lot of time or money. Hello, Susan here from Organized 31. I’m a busy mom...
by Ask Anna on May 18, 2016

Upcycle Project: Writing Bureau

Taking on an upcycle project is something I have considered for a while, but never been brave enough to do it. Then I decided that I really needed a desk to work from, but with space being tight, I needed something small and that can tuck away. My gr...
by Confessions of a SAHM on May 16, 2016

10 Upcycling Projects For Kids

Do you like to frequent garage sales or thrift stores and find things that you think would be great to use for a kids project. Old furniture and items you may have around your home are perfect to... Visit my website for full links, other content, an...
by Find My DIY on May 14, 2016

Entertainment Center Play Kitchen

Hey guys! I was asked by some of my favorite blogging Instagram gals to take part in a blog challenge. A thrifted item $30 or less that you have repurposed or upcycled. Of course I said yes! This is my life right? At the end of this post I will list...
by Junque Cottage on Apr 25, 2016


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