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 […]

Recycled Christmas Card Bottle Cap Magnets

by Dinah Wulf
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I love Christmas family cards because it showcases my friends and their families as they grow over the years.  The whole family is dressed up and looking their best.  The only problem is that the cards sit in a drawer, get tucked away in a box, or even get tossed in the trash.  Looking at […]

Vintage Wood Letterpress Tray Table

by Loren Crane
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I am always honored to share the amazing creativeness of Loren from Pandora’s Craft Box.  I have shared several of her projects in the past, including two of my favorites, her Repurposed Vintage Camera and her beautifully Upcycled Upholstered Chair.  Today, I am sharing an industrial chic Vintage Wood Letterpress Tray Table she made. Loren […]

How to Upcycle a Vase with Paint

by Dinah Wulf
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How to Upcycle a Vase with Paint is sponsored by Elmer’s. All opinions are 100% my own. I had the honor of testing out a fun craft product, Elmer’s Paint Markers.  They are great because you can use them on wood, metal, glass, ceramic, and even fabric.  When I received these markers I knew immediately […]

Recycled Book Page Wreath Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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This recycled book page wreath tutorial was an oldie but goodie trash to treasure idea.  I wanted to re-share it because I thought it may have gotten lost in the mix of over 600 posts I’ve published and I thought it was a fun book page craft! I had a damaged antique book with beautiful […]

Old Mirror Facelift

by Dinah Wulf
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Man, have I upcycled some mirrors in my past! This old mirror facelift isn’t my first.  To give you a rundown, I have done: Two Toned Metallic Mirror Makeover Easy Thrift Store Mirror Update DIY Serving Tray: A Mirror Makeover OK so it’s not really that many (I swear it seemed like more) but I […]

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 Loren Crane
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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 […]

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