Three Year Blogaversary

by Dinah Wulf
Three Year Blogaversary

WOOOOOOO HOOOOOO!!! It’s my Blogaversary! On my One Year Blogaversary I had published 266 posts. On my Two Year Blogaversary I was over 500. This year I am at 769 on DIY Inspired and 140 on Inheriting Our Planet…. GEESH! Not to mention all my articles at GMC Trade Secrets and Earth911.com! I have been […]

DIY Kitchen Playset

by Dinah Wulf
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Mia loves her bed. She sleeps in her toddler bed that was once her crib. Now that she’s almost four, we thought it was a good time to get her a new bed.  After literally weeks of convincing her to get a new one, I had to make some room in her bedroom. I moved […]

Repurposed Baby Wipe Containers

by Loren Crane
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Repurposed Baby Wipe Containers, Written By Loren Crane of Pandora’s Craft Box If you have little kiddos then you might have a collection of baby wipe containers. I know I do and I can’t seem to be able to throw them out. I might have a problem.  Now that I have the baby wipe containers […]

Repurposed Bank Money Bag

by Dinah Wulf
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I love this trash to treasure project, a) because it’s repurposed, and b) it’s so easy!! My Mother-in-law gave me a bunch of bank money bags that are no longer used at bank branches. They are great because they are long and narrow. I wanted to make something to match my upcycled dollar bin pouches […]

Gold Bottle Cap Magnets

by Loren Crane
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Gold Bottle Cap Magnets, Written By Loren Crane of Pandora’s Craft Box My hubby loves his Starbucks cold coffee in the morning and I have found myself having a large collection of bottles and bottle caps. I can never throw them out because the bottles are so cute and I always think I can use […]

Upcycled Fabric Duck Tape Shelves

by Dinah Wulf
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This upcycled trash to treasure project may possibly be the quickest, easiest, and cutest makeover I’ve done in a while. When I went to the CHA Mega Show I had the privilege of viewing the new fabric Duck Tape line. I immediately wanted to try it out! We use an old IKEA shelf from when […]

Recycled Book Folding Art Piece

by Loren Crane
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Recycled Book Folding Art Piece, Written by Loren Crane If you don’t know what to do with other old books you have in the corner then maybe you should try your hand at book folding. I try to keep the pattern simple and fast because it gets a little difficult trying to explain more complicated […]

Thrift Store and Garage Sale Transformations

by Dinah Wulf
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I just realized that I haven’t had a chance to go thrift store or garage sale shopping in a while. A thrifty shopping trip is WAY overdue.  I did however put together some of the Thrift Store and Garage Sale Transformations I have done and I came up with this list of 27 step by […]

DIY Upcycled Bookshelf Curtains

by Loren Crane
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DIY Upcycled Book Shelf Curtains, Written by Loren Crane When you have limited space in an apartment sometimes your bookshelves turn into a dumping place or at times it’s not really where you keep your books but other things. As you can imagine can be a nightmare when you are about to have company come […]

Repurposed Wooden Cable Spool

by Loren Crane
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Repurposed Wooden Industrial Spool, Written by Loren Crane What do you do when you see a wooden cable spool by the side of the road? Beg your hubby to stop the car and get them!! I have a sweet hubby who helps me with my addiction to DIY. I got it home and started to […]

Recycled Gift Wrapping Idea: Pop Top Cans

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Gift Wrapping Idea

I first saw this trash to treasure idea on the Dukes & Duchesses blog. Randi made the most adorable Pop Top Valentine in a Can. She also made Christmas pop top tins. It just so happened that I was at my crafty older brother’s house helping purge his things for a move and he had […]

Easy Repurposed Magnets

by Dinah Wulf
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I save everything! Hi, my name is Dinah and I am a Hoarder. Apparently it runs in the family because my brother saves everything too! When I was helping him purge his home for his big move coming up (sad face), I took some goodies with me including these old prescription pill cases. I decided […]

24 Mason Jar and Book Page Recycled Crafts

by Dinah Wulf
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Going through my blog I have discovered two trends 1) mason jar crafts, and 2) book page crafts. This lead me to put together this list of two dozen Mason Jar and Book Page Recycled Crafts I have published over the last two and half years! Here we go! 11 Easy Mason Jar Crafts Metallic […]

Recycled Carton and Straw Treat Box

by Dinah Wulf
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Being a craft hoarder at heart, I went to throw away this juice carton and in mid throw I stopped myself. I decided to myself up to the challenge and upcycle it. I stared at it for a bit and stared some more. After a few minutes knowing that Valentine’s Day is right around the […]

Encourage a Creative Green Living with your Kids

by Dinah Wulf
REPREVE Beanie Collage

Thank you to REPREVE for sponsoring, Encourage a Creative Green Living with your Kids. A few days ago, I introduced REPREVE, a recycled fiber that helps turn plastic bottles you recycle into cool stuff you can wear and use every day. REPREVE is what turns 12 recycled plastic bottles into the two green beanies Mia and […]

Repurposed Cabinet Turned Jewelry Organizer

by Dinah Wulf
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A while ago, I saw a pin on Pinterest for this amazing trash to treasure idea for a jewelry organizer made by Liz Marie on her blog Liz Marie Blog. She did such an amazing job that I pinned it right away and tucked it away in my mind to do for a later date. […]

#TurnItGreen With REPREVE Recycled

by Dinah Wulf
Repreve Infographic

Thank you to REPREVE for sponsoring todays post, #TurnItGreen With REPREVE Recycled! All opinions are 100% my own! As you may (or may not!) know I am a promoter of all things repurposed, recycled, upcycled, reused, you name it! My entire blog and other blog are full of creative ways to reuse. This is why […]

9 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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I was wrapping gifts the other day and realized that I have published some fun eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas here on DIY Inspired.  Since the holidays are just around the corner, I thought I’d share nine easy ideas from both sites. Make sure you check out the links for all the pictures and full step […]

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