Antique Chair Update

by Dinah Wulf
Simply Spray DIY Inspired (3)

My taste is very eclectic.  There are several reasons why I can appreciate so many different styles.  I inherited this antique corner chair.  When I first got it, my mind went racing with different colors and upholsteries. BUT after some research, I found out that this chair may actually be worth something.  I didn’t want […]

DIY Reupholstered Chair

by Dinah Wulf
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DIY Reupholstered Chair, Written By: Loren Crane, Pandora’s Craft Box One cloudy day we found this lonely, awkward looking chair by the dumpster. I just saw the potential and the beauty this chair could bring to my home. We took it in and wondered what we had gotten ourselves into! We knew nothing of reupholstering […]

Chair Bench

by Dinah Wulf
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My friend emailed me a few pictures of a dining room set she wanted to try and update. The first thing I thought of when I saw the chairs was that we HAVE to upcycle them into a chair bench.  I first saw this idea on an HGTV show (I can’t remember which one but […]

Wine Crate Shelves

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Wine Crates (4)

A few posts ago I wrote asking for help on recycled wine crate ideas.  I FINALLY thought of something! But first, as a recap, I’ve had these wine crates from a Wine Tasting Bridal Shower that I did.  You can get wine crates from any specialty wine store.  Oftentimes they are free or some stores […]

Fiber and Fire

by Dinah Wulf
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Oh my gosh… I can’t stand it! I am obsessed with the craftsmanship and knack for design of this talented mother and daughter team, Patricia and Andrea also known as Fiber and Fire. I was doing my usual rounds of blog exploration one day and I came across Fiber and Fire on Picket Fence Blogs. […]

Repurposed Nursery Furniture

by Dinah Wulf
EncoreBabyRegistry

Over the past few months we’ve had a few cool DIY tutorials perfect for a baby’s nursery.  I posted a step by step how to for a DIY Ribbon/Organization board to hold hair clips and photos. I also shared some DIY Nursery Letters that my best friend made, and perhaps my favorite, I showed you […]

Repurposed Pin-spiration

by Dinah Wulf
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“Pin-spiration” is a new term I’ve been seeing a lot lately. Pintrest is yet another social networking site that allows you to create virtual pin boards of absolutely anything that fits your fancy.  Check out my Pin boards here.  Did I mention I am obsessed with it? I can spend hours perusing the site. Here […]

Six Ways to Recycle Maps

by Dinah Wulf
Gift wrap

Maps are so beautiful.  I’ve been looking for some ways to use them because I see them everywhere (including my glove box).  Just like CD’s, record albums, and books, they are becoming obsolete due to the emergence of electronics like the GPS and the internet.  But what I do love about maps is that they tell a story and […]

Kitchen Cart Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I know I’ve blogged about this before, but I’ll say it again.  One of the BEST things about blogging is meeting amazingly creative people that you would have NEVER come across if it wasn’t for the power of the internet.  Even more powerful is the interpersonal aspect of an online connection. Recently, I received another […]

Repurposed Pallets

by Dinah Wulf
Design Finch

I love the idea of repurposed pallets into furniture or art.  When I first thought of doing my own project, I would drive around town looking near the dumpsters of commercial and retail buildings.  The last time I went to Home Depot, I asked if I could buy them and they said depending on the […]

DIY Headboard

by Dinah Wulf
Canvas Headboard

So when a couple finally moves in together, so does all of your stuff.  Unfortunately there are things that come with every bachelor now husband that you wish you could just throw away.  In my case, my hubby came with this enormous and atrocious orange painting (oh yeah and a garbage disposal lamp and a […]

10 Before and After Furniture Makeovers

by Dinah Wulf
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10 Before and After Furniture Makeovers Hopefully these before and after furniture makeovers gets your creative juices flowing.  Furniture makeovers are at the very least, eco and budget friendly. Take on a DIY project and transform your flea market finds into fabulous one-of-a-kind furniture. With a little spray paint or fabric, and a lot of […]

6 Ways to Repurpose Suitcases

by Dinah Wulf
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6 Ways to Repurpose Suitcases I love the look of vintage suitcases.  There are so many beautiful styles and colors.  Made of many different materials, vintage suitcases are perfect for repurposing and adding some character and style to your home decor. Vintage suitcases can be purchased at any thrift shop, flea market, or antique store. […]

Trash to Treasure: Recycling Old Crates

by Dinah Wulf
Crates Drawer

Trash to Treasure: Recycling Old Crates I’ve blogged about it numerous times and I have to do it again!  This is yet another post on reusing, recycling, and repurposing.  Today I decided to take on recycling old crates!   Who knew shipping crates could look this good? This was a post on Design Squish that […]

Four Easy Repurpose Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Ladder turned Book Shelves

Four Easy Repurpose Ideas My husband’s idea of being eco-friendly is not changing the light bulbs until there is only one left and we can barely see at night anymore.  To me, repurposing is more like it! If you’ve read this blog before, you already know how obsessed with it I am. Repurposing  is a […]

Repurposed Furniture & Décor

by Dinah Wulf
Wooden Shutter Wall Organizer

Repurposed Furniture & Décor Repurposing furniture is all the craze these days.  At least it is to me!  Repurposing is just that… giving a new purpose or use to (in this case) a piece of furniture or household item.  I subscribe to several magazines including Ready Made and Better Homes and Garden’s DIY magazine and there […]

Furniture Makeovers Before and After

by Dinah Wulf
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Furniture Makeovers Before and After If you couldn’t tell already by my past posts, I love it when old furniture is upcycled or repurposed into something new and fabulous.  Go green and get eco-friendly by turning trash into treasure.  Better Homes and Gardens had a fantastic online article on Fabulous Furniture Makeovers and these are some of […]

Trash to Treasure: Upcycled Seating

by Dinah Wulf
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Trash to Treasure: Upcycled Seating This is another one of those posts for me that make me think, I wish I thought of that! I would be happy to have any of these pieces in my home. I can’t even choose a favorite among them.  If I have to choose, I’d have to pick the […]

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