Beat Up Thrift Store Standing Candelabra Upcycled Into A…

Beat Up Thrift Store Standing Candelabra Upcycled Into A…

Got another pretty cool upcycle to share with you all today, courtesy of Sprouts and Stuff.   She found this gem of a standing candelabra, at a thrift store, with the “hefty” price tag of $4.95. I agree with her, I’m not sure I would have seen the...
Hubcaps Upcycled Into Gorgeous Outdoor Art

Hubcaps Upcycled Into Gorgeous Outdoor Art

I love it when upcycling projects bring families together.   Susan, a fellow DIYer found some old hubcaps, that she knew would be a great project to work on with her mother.   Her mother has mad painting skills, and she found a way to combine that with her love for...
25+ Ideas for Painting A Cement Slab Or Walkway

25+ Ideas for Painting A Cement Slab Or Walkway

This is such a simple and inexpensive way to add MAJOR wow factor to a walkway, patio, or cement slab.   Want the brick, or stonework look but aren’t looking to spend a fortune?   For less than $100 (depending on the size of your area), you can transform a plain...
A Set of Sad Folding Chairs Get Some Glam!!!

A Set of Sad Folding Chairs Get Some Glam!!!

Quiz:   What time of seating does just about every modern household have, even if its stored up in a garage corner or laying in the crawl space somewhere?    FOLDING CHAIRS!!   If you don’t have them, then maybe you don’t have guests at your house ever?  ...
DIY Standing Citronella Firepot

DIY Standing Citronella Firepot

This summer in the midwest has been BRUTAL.   Not for the heat, but for the bugs.  Temps have actually been pretty mild, but we’ve gotten a lot of rain, and therefore, its pretty much paradise for the mosquitos here.   Which means my poor kiddos have been stuck...
17 Ways to Upcycle A Bicycle

17 Ways to Upcycle A Bicycle

Who doesn’t have an old bike of some sort laying around, that doesn’t EVER get ridden?   (Well except for those of you anti-hoarders – you know who you are, the trash is your best friend, and your house is immaculate and spotless and without an ounce...
DIY Backyard Sandbox With Seating – Upcycled From Pallets!

DIY Backyard Sandbox With Seating – Upcycled From Pallets!

This is an awesome DIY project offered up by Better Homes and Gardens.   Its a self contained sandbox so you don’t have to dig a big hole.   It has a lid so that you can keep out leaves and debris, and then when the kids are using it, the lid folds up to reveal...
DIY Solar Panels – Save HUGE on Electric Bills!

DIY Solar Panels – Save HUGE on Electric Bills!

A friend of mine recently made some of her own solar panels using this DIY tutorial.   She was a little skeptical that something DIY of this type would work, but OMG – her 2nd months utility bill came in, and the amount due was NEGATIVE – meaning she made...
DIY Christmas Tree / Plant Stands

DIY Christmas Tree / Plant Stands

One of my favorite blogs has an awesome tutorial out for some DIY plant stands for your front porch.   These are made totally from scratch using stained lumbar and would be perfect for christmas tree decorations, and after Christmas would make for fantastic, elegant...