Patio Table and Chair Update

by Dinah Wulf
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One of my best friends (the same one who challenged me with the coin wrappers!) and fellow avid yard saler found this old set of metal patio table and chairs for $25! It needed some TLC but was sturdy and had strong bones.  Her husband spent the day bring it some new life. A metal […]

Painting Old Furniture: A Thrift Store Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I heart thrift stores!  I can spend quite some time in the home and furniture sections. I move things around, re-imagining how I can make them look different.  I picture things in different colors and in different rooms in my house.  One of the easiest trash to treasure transformations is painting old furniture.  I always say, “They […]

Upcycled Telephone Desk

by Dinah Wulf
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I am honored to have the very creative, animal loving, well-traveled, and crafty Kimberly Noelle from Quirky Cool share her fabulous upcycled telephone desk.  Inspired by her family and home decorating magazines, Kimberly is a writer and avid DIY’er. She has some beautiful projects including her Burlap Furniture entertainment stand and her most recent beach […]

Refurbishing Furniture: A Thrift Store Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I really enjoy going thrift store shopping and finding great trash to treasure projects.  There’s something thrilling to me about finding an old unwanted piece of furniture, seeing the beauty in it that someone else may have missed, and transforming it to something more beautiful.  So today, I wanted to share a thrift store makeover […]

Dining Room Chair Repair and Reupholstering Makeover

by Loren Crane
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I am honored to showcase another great DIY furniture tutorial by Loren from Pandora’s Craft Box today!  Here is her Dining Room Chair Repair and Reupholstering Makeover.  Thanks, Loren! Written by Loren Crane from Pandora’s Craft Box You have no idea how much I have been hating my dining room chairs. They have gone through […]

Recycled Map Drawer Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I just recently redid my craft room.  It wasn’t complete when I recently published the craft room makeover reveal.  I think it definitely needs a chandelier of some sort… I’m on the hunt!  Anyway, I bought these maps at a local gift shop.  It is actually gift wrap, however old maps work well too.  I […]

Thrift Store Chair Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I e-meet some amazing people online, especially on my Facebook page.  I often ask advice, and I always respond to comments, questions, and suggestions.  I often get emails and posts of fellow DIY’ers showing me their talents and own unique projects.  Lily Meehan from Ventura, California sent me a fun Upcycled Penny Table that she […]

Repurposed Furniture for your Bathroom

by Dinah Wulf
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I don’t know about you but I spend a lot of time in the bathroom…wait…that didn’t come out right!  What I meant to write was that I spend a lot of time in my bathroom, getting ready, doing my hair, sorting laundry, and giving (my daughter) and taking baths!  So today I wanted to share […]

Metal File Cabinet Makeover

by Barbara Hiatt
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Today I have the honor of sharing an amazing metal file cabinet transformation done by Barbara from Chase The Star.  Here is her tutorial for her metal file cabinet makeover. Witten By Barbara from Chase The Star I’m all about bringing out of the box ideas to fruition, on the cheap! My most recent attempt […]

Refurbished Garage Sale Night Stands

by Dinah Wulf
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On the same garage sale trip I found my bench I posted recently, I found these two night stands for… you’ll never believe this… $5.00 each!!! What?? I know!  All I knew was that it has great bones and would be a good trash to treasure project, it didn’t smell, there were no major scratches […]

Upcycled Thrift Store Penny Table

by Dinah Wulf
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I’ve said it several times, and I’ll say it again: One of the best parts about blogging is the relationships; the connections you make along the way.  I have fun everyday posting DIY inspirations, projects, and tutorials on my Facebook page.  I get a lot of questions and emails from FB fans, and on great […]

Garage Sale Bench Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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Here is my story about the best trash to treasure garage sale bench makeover ever.  Two weekends ago I got a call from my best friend.  It went something like this: Jen: I just dropped Tiff off at school and am stopping at this garage sale. Me: Ooooh is it any good? Jen: Let me […]

Repurposed Doors

by Dinah Wulf
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There is so much inspiration out there for recycled DIY repurposed furniture ideas.  I’ve noticed during my recent flea market trips and visits to Habitat for Humanity Restore that you can easily pick up an inexpensive wooden door.  Here are some amazing ideas I found for repurposed doors. How about making a kitchen island?  This […]

Repurposed Shutters

by Dinah Wulf
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Shutters are probably the one item that you can find in every flea market, garage sale, salvage yard, or recycling stores like Habitat for Humanity Restore.  Not only are they abundant, but they are usually inexpensive. With a little paint and creativity, you can literally turn trash into treasure.  Here are some great ideas for […]

Repurposed Table Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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I have been blogging for what seems to be a while now.  In my search for repurposed furniture I have seen some really cool and creative stuff.  Today, I wanted to write about repurposed table ideas.  I’ve seen a ton of suitcase tables and pallet tables but this time I wanted to find some truly unique […]

Repurposed Headboards

by Dinah Wulf
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A DIY Inspired reader emailed me and asked for some repurposed headboard ideas… here we go! A headboard in your bedroom or guest room can make a dramatic impact.  Check out these low budget DIY headboard ideas using reused and recycled materials.  These repurposed headboards are made from everything from reclaimed wood to fabulous inexpensive […]

Reupholstering a Dumpster Find

by Loren Crane
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Written by Loren Crane   I thank you for Dinah for  letting share my new chair with you guys. If you remember my last chair was done with Ikea fabric.   I decided to go in another adventure in reupholstering a chair. The new chair is completely different from the other one I did and […]

Upcycled Baseball Themed Dresser

by Barbara Hiatt
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Written By: Barbara from Chase The Star Hi there!  I’m Barbara from Chase the Star, a little blog about decorating and crafting on a budget.  I love to take something in need of some DIY love, and make it look fabulous!  I just recently stumbled upon Dinah’s blog, and must say, I’m a big fan […]

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