60+ Ways To Upcycle Salvaged Doors

60+ Ways To Upcycle Salvaged Doors

   See all 60+ ideas >>>   Old doors are easy to find at salvage yards, garage sales, estate sales, or maybe you even have one sitting up in your attic.   I came across this list of super cool ways to repurpose and upcycle these vintage doors to give...
DIY Upholstered Tufted Ottoman

DIY Upholstered Tufted Ottoman

I have like 3 major furniture pieces in my house that are just screaming for an upcycle like this.    When I came across this tutorial, I was SOOOO excited to dive into one of my projects.    What an amazing difference some paint and fabric can make?   Sure I’m...
12 Ways To Upcycle A Carved Wood Frame

12 Ways To Upcycle A Carved Wood Frame

I recently picked up 3 large, carved wood frames from garage sales.   You know the kind, beautiful ornate borders and created for canvas prints (no glass or backing).   I got 2 – 16×20 frames and 1 20×26 frame, for $25 total – not bad, eh?    Now...
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...
DIY Upcycled Copper Pipe Projects – 30 Inspiring Ideas!

DIY Upcycled Copper Pipe Projects – 30 Inspiring Ideas!

Copper Pipe has a gorgeous industrial look to it – I have seen a few totally stunning projects using copper pipes lately, so I decided to put together a list of some of the best DIY projects using copper piping. One thing to note, a few of the projects use...
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...
She Turned That Old Built In Tube TV, Into What???

She Turned That Old Built In Tube TV, Into What???

This transformation is pretty dog gone amazing. And I have to admit, I don’t think I’d have the patience to even think about what ruff work it would be, terriering apart one of those built-in tube TVs. Nearly impawsible, right? Shanna from Restoration...
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...
Boys Vintage Desk Makeover With Chalkboard Paint and Red Handles

Boys Vintage Desk Makeover With Chalkboard Paint and Red Handles

This is one of my projects from earlier in the year.  I’m just going through my photos and getting to some of the fun things that I didn’t have time to post earlier in the year. This one was a fun transformation.   My son had been asking for a desk in his...
DIY Joy Sign:  Lights Up The Holiday Season!

DIY Joy Sign: Lights Up The Holiday Season!

Check out this awesome JOY TO THE WORLD fireplace mantel set up for the holidays – absolutely gorgeous!   Can you believe the letters are DIY and can be made for about $7 each??    Amazing!    I also love that she mounted them on a rustic pallet board background...