Recycled Food Box Gift Bags

by Dinah Wulf
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Recycled Food Box Gift Bags, was originally written for my other blog that I had to bid farewell to because I had a difficult time maintaining two… what was I thinking??? But, I still wanted to share it, so here it is! One of my daughter’s best friends was turning three and for her birthday […]

Repurposing to Reuse

by Dinah Wulf
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Repurposing to Reuse is written by Guest Author, Keith Hamilton We’ve started recycling all paper, plastic, cans and glass, but what about other things that may be broken or out of style? Most garbage stays in a landfill for about 30 years. Also, there is no current study, but in 1975 the National Academy of […]

Recycled Box Gift Bags with Scotch Brand

by Dinah Wulf
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I’m honored to be partner up with Scotch Brand, sponsor of Recycled Box Gift Bags! I’m excited to announce this year’s 2013 Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper Contest!  The 17th annual Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper Contest will take place Friday, December 6 at Celsius at Bryant Park in New York City. All you have […]

Upcycled Thrift Store Storage Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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I went on a crazy thrift store shopping spree and bought some great things. I spent less than $60.00 on my finds form that day.  I already made, some pedestal trays, a craft storage jar, and upcycled a $5.00 ottoman.  I had these old black CD storage bins left over, so I decided to brainstorm […]

Five Dollar Thrift Store Ottoman Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I can’t believe that I found this ottoman on a recent thrift store shopping mission for five dollars! It was the perfect trash to treasure project. I couldn’t wait to get it home to get started on my makeover.  Now, this post is more than a simple ottoman makeover, because there was one EXTREMELY annoying […]

DIY Thrift Store Pedestal Trays

by Dinah Wulf
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I was recently sent on a FANTASTIC thrift store shopping mission by one of my sponsors.  I had the BEST TIME and bought some great, and more importantly, CHEAP stuff!  I made a stenciled craft storage jar out of a cookie jar and a little ceramic quail I found and I also made these fun […]

Skinny Cow Thrift Store Shopping Mission

by Dinah Wulf
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Woohoo!!! It’s FINALLY time to show you the result of Mission #2 and announce my next Sponsored Skinny Cow Mission #3! If you recall I announced my exciting partnership with Skinny Cow and shared my WoCavé and my sanctuary, my craft room.  My first mission was to have a fun craft day with my best […]

Easy Thrift Store Storage Jar Upcycle

by Dinah Wulf
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I had the most successful thrift store shopping trip the other day.  I will tell you all about it and share all my thrift store finds next week. Today, I wanted to share with you what I did with two items I found for less than ten dollars total. With a glass storage jar and […]

Repurposed Vintage Camera Table Lamps

by Dinah Wulf
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I am honored today to feature these two gorgeous Repurposed Vintage Camera Table Lamps by Loren from Pandora’s Craft Box. Can you believe she made this out of a vintage camera and a candlestick? With a lamp rewiring kit and some great Ebay finds she made two unique table lamps.  Loren said that although it […]

Two Toned Metallic Mirror Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I recently posted that I found some amazing deals on two large mirrors I bought and I FINALLY got around to refurbishing one of them to do a mirror makeover!  As a reminder, this is the one that was originally $120.00 and I got for $8.00!!! Here is what was wrong with it and why […]

Recycled Pallet Table Project

by Dinah Wulf
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Recycled Pallet Table Project, Written By: Robert Bridgman If you’re like me you can’t stand to see anything go to waste: food leftovers, outgrown clothes, or wood scraps. That’s why I knew as soon as I saw it that this recycled pallet table project was perfect for me.  Even in our high-tech times, the majority […]

Easy Upcycled Cake Platter

by Dinah Wulf
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Once again I am on a roll with the thrift store finds!  This time I found a cake platter with a wooden base and glass top. I have done some recent similar upcycled projects just by painting wood. I think white mixed with the natural wood makes ordinary household look more modern. Here is a […]

Easy Thrift Store Mirror Update

by Dinah Wulf
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I bought this Target mirror at Goodwill for a great price.  I recall seeing it at Target before and I loved it then.  I loved the lines and knew exactly where I would hang it; however the blue would not match my existing décor.  It also had a couple nicks and scratches.  I decided to […]

Six Fun Painted Furniture Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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After spray painting a few projects this week (tutorials coming soon!), I started thinking about some of the fun painted furniture projects I’ve done.  I wanted to re-cap five of my favorite ones.  After gathering these projects together, I realized that I spent less than $100 for these five pieces total!  Crazy!  I spent about […]

Repurposed Kids Play Kitchen Hutch

by Dinah Wulf
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I had yet ANOTHER successful trip to the Goodwill!  I found this old red and white play hutch that I thought was too cute to pass up for $9.99.  I knew I needed to hunt for a second piece to complete this repurposed kids play kitchen hutch I had in my head.  It just so […]

Amazing Repurposed Rubber Tires

by Dinah Wulf
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Rubber tires are so problematic to landfills that 11 U.S. states ban tires from landfills, and all but eight states have some sort of restriction on how tires can be disposed. Not only are they slow to degrade, but they also tend to rise to the surface, which causes a problem with landfill covers. In […]

Upcycled Canvas Headboard Update

by Dinah Wulf
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  My in-laws are coming! My in-laws are coming! Oh my, it’s been over a year that I made this headboard out of a curtain panel and an ugly painting my husband had before we were married.  This headboard was for our guest room and ever since I made that garage sale bench for this […]

How to Upcycle a Step Stool for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
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I found this step stool for kids at Goodwill the other day.  It was $7.00.  Man, am I lucky with my thrift store finds lately!  Just the day before I almost bought a kid’s step stool at a retail store for $20.00; and it was on sale.  Thank goodness my cheapskate-ness (is that a word?) […]

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