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...
Fabulous DIY Faux Antique Barnwood Mantel

Fabulous DIY Faux Antique Barnwood Mantel

I love the look of rustic wood, barn wood, driftwood – anything that looks like its old, natural, and just oozes character.   If you saw my recent Family Room Makeover Reveal, you saw my old oak mantel.   We have oak ALL OVER our house – I’m sure it...
30 DIY Projects Using Shims!

30 DIY Projects Using Shims!

If you aren’t familiar with shims, they thin angled wood pieces that are used by builders to level out surfaces – commonly used to hang doors, windows, etc.   But because of their angled nature and the depth effect it creates – they can make for some...
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...
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...
DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

OMG, I am totally obsessed with this project over at Remodelaholic right now.   Have you ever come across vintage corbels in an antique shop?   They are gorgeous, but they can run a few hundred dollars, depending on how big they are.  Yikes!!!   They’ve always...
39 Amazing DIY Wall Art Projects

39 Amazing DIY Wall Art Projects

  Got some empty wall space that you’ve been looking to fill?    Want something unique, interesting and original, but don’t want to spend drop your paycheck on wall art?   Check out these 39 super cool DIY projects that you can do, some for a few...
DIY Upholstered Salvaged Door Headboard

DIY Upholstered Salvaged Door Headboard

I am completely in love with this headboard, this is going to be my next project, for sure.   I’m off to craigslist to find myself a cool 6 panel door, and I already have some fabric to use (very similar to the one shown here).   The tutorial is so easy –...
Paper Heart Wreath for Valentine’s Day

Paper Heart Wreath for Valentine’s Day

  Got another awesome Valentine’s Craft for you guys!   Found this one over at The Hybrid Chick.   What a great and easy idea!   She made these by printing fun designs on photo paper and cutting them into strips, but I’m also thinking you could find...
Kids Homework and Scheduling Center

Kids Homework and Scheduling Center

This might be my most favorite thing I have come across in awhile.   Its funny how you can add hooks and bookshelves and all sorts of organizational items, and then *stuff* just accumulates and overtakes everything.   About a year ago, we turned an old closet in our...
Family Photos Wall Clock – LOVE This!

Family Photos Wall Clock – LOVE This!

I am in love with this idea for a big blank wall – thinking about it for my bedroom or our upstairs hallway.   If you have a cricut you can use it to cut your own vinyl and put whatever personal saying or phrase you might want, or you could order one on Amazon....
DIY Favorite Quotes Art – Modge Podge Hall of Fame!

DIY Favorite Quotes Art – Modge Podge Hall of Fame!

This is an awesome idea for a super easy to do craft – great for kids or for the DIY challenged – and the final result is pretty fab!   There are a couple of different ways you can do these, depending on the look you want. Probably the cheapest/easiest, is...
DIY Gorgeous Light Up Marquee for the Holidays

DIY Gorgeous Light Up Marquee for the Holidays

So apparently my obsession of the season is these light up marquee boards – I especially love them when they are paired up with gold muted and natural elements like this photo below. There isn’t much I don’t love about this photo – I love the...