DIY Tree Trunk and Toadstools Table

by Medina Grillo
DIY Tree Trunk and Toadstools Table (1)

Hi there! Today I would like to share with you one of my most favorite makes from 2014. It’s a table I created for my son using tree trunks. I am so in love with toadstools. They are so magical and whimsical – appropriate for my son’s playroom at the time which followed a Dr. […]

The GMC DIY Challenge is Live

by Dinah Wulf

Woooooo hooooooo! It’s official! The GMC DIY Challenge is live right now on the GMC YouTube channel! Recently I shared my experience being a part of the first ever GMC and Habitat for Humanity DIY Challenge.  I wasn’t able to reveal the winner until today. You can see some behind the scenes photos and read […]

Trash to Treasure: Repurposed Desk

by T Berokoff
Repurposed Door Turned Desk After

School will be starting before we know it!  I needed a place to spread out all the papers I’ll soon be grading.  Also, we wanted a table in the sunroom where we could work on puzzles and play games.  After looking at the tables available online, I decided another trip to the barn and basement […]

Repurposed Laminate Flooring Coat Hanger

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Laminate Flooring Coat Hanger (10)

Did you know I am a freelance writer? Yep! I am and I enjoy it a lot! I’ve officially written close to one hundred articles for other blogs, websites, and magazines. Today I just want to share a tutorial for a Repurposed Laminate Flooring Coat Hanger I did on Bestlaminate Blog. It may be one […]

DIY Whiteboard Drawing Table for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Whiteboard Drawing Table for Kids

The other day, my Aunt and Uncle dropped off an early Christmas gift for my four year old daughter. Mia. My Uncle made it himself, and Mia just LOVES it so I just had to share this DIY whiteboard drawing table for kids with you today. I suppose you could make it any height and […]

Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids BLACK + DECKER

Thanks to BLACK+DECKER for sponsoring today’s post, Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids. All opinions are 100% my own. I finally did it! Inspired by BLACK + DECKER’s “Your Big Finish” initiative, I completed a project I’ve been meaning to do for a while now. A few months ago, I found a little bench while […]

Play Kitchen Hutch from Thrift Store Finds

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Play Kitchen Hutch From Thrift Store Makeover

I had made a little play kitchen hutch for my daughter before, as well as refurbished an old Disney princess table I got for free. Along with a Pottery Barn stove I got on Craigslist, my daughter plays with this little play kitchen almost every single day. This is why I couldn’t resist making another […]

Repurposed Bed Spring Craft Storage

by Dinah Wulf
repurposed-bed-spring-craft-storage (6)

Recently I posted a tour of my craft room. Believe it or not, I am running out of space for my stuff… I know… I’m crazy. My daughter outgrew her toddler bed and I wanted to repurposed her bed spring somehow.  After thinking about it for a few days I ended up making Repurposed Bed […]

Repurposed Wooden Cable Spool

by Loren Crane

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 […]

Vintage Wood Letterpress Tray Table

by Loren Crane

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 […]

Repurposed Desk Buffet

by Barbara Hiatt
repurposed-desk-turned-buffet (5)

I’m really excited to feature my friend Barbara from Chase the Star today to share her repurposed desk turned buffet. Barbara has a love for all things craft and DIY and transformed this old desk she had sitting in her garage for about 9 years.  Deciding that it still had some great bones, she hesitated […]

Recycled Pallet Table Project

by Dinah Wulf

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 […]

Repurposed Kids Play Kitchen Hutch

by Dinah Wulf
upcycled-kids-play-hutch (3) (560x344)

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 […]

Upcycled Canvas Headboard Update

by Dinah Wulf
upcycled-headboard-update (1) (560x369)

  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 […]

DIY Serving Tray: A Mirror Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
do-it-yourself-tray (2) (560x372)

I have had some great luck lately on my thrift store outings. I found this great mirror for five dollars at a local thrift store the same day I bought my $5 shelf that I refurbished.  I loved the long hexagonal shape and immediately thought I would repurpose it and make the perfect DIY serving […]

100 Creative Ways to Recycle

by Dinah Wulf

I am very close to publishing 500 posts on this blog in less than two years! Geesh!! Looking back, many of these posts (if not all) are focused on reuse and repurposing.  I thought I’d put together a round-up of some of these amazing ideas I have found over the past several months.  Once you […]

Upcycled Designs by studio

by Dinah Wulf studio- repurposed-designs (5)

I e-meet so many inspiring and creative artist every week, especially on my Facebook page.  Recently, I had the honor of meeting Vicky from studio. studio is a collaboration of architect and design.  They turn ordinary objects such as newspaper or glass bottles into fabulous yet useful art.  I wanted to share some […]

Repurposed Furniture for your Bathroom

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Furniture for your Bathroom (2)

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 […]