Trash to Treasure Garden Decor

by T Berokoff
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Trash to Treasure Garden Decor: From Rusty Metal Pieces to Inviting Rest Area To encourage people to use our front door instead of our back door, we added a pull- in and rest area in our front yard.  We started by using two tree stumps from trees we had removed when we moved into the […]

Fourth of July Front Door Decoration

by Dinah Wulf
DIY American Flag Front Door Sign

I had some left over laminate flooring planks from the repurposed DIY projects I did for Best Laminate.  I made a coat hanger, coasters, and a welcome sign out of them. So, with Independence Day coming up, I thought I’d make a Fourth of July Front Door Decoration for my house. Time: Approximately 1 hour […]

Vintage Toolbox Serving Caddy

by Dinah Wulf
Vintage Toolbox Serving Caddy Carrier

The other day I posted a picture of this vintage toolbox I found at the Long Beach Antique Swap Meet. It’s fairly large and beat up and I bought it for $20.00. I asked my Facebook friends: “Help: I have this old wooden toolbox that I’d like to use for entertaining. Carry drinks, plates, napkins, […]

Repurposed Pallet Porch Bench

by T Berokoff
Repurposed Pallet Porch Bench

Repurposed Pallet Porch Bench Our porch has a new bench!  We are experiencing a phenomenon here in the south to one, have a porch, and two, to actually sit on the porch!  Never experienced this as a native Californian!  I love this tradition.  Only problem was we had nothing to sit on.  Enter a pallet […]

Recycled Tin Cans Become Flower Pots

by T Berokoff
Recycled Tin Cans Become Flower Pots

Recycled Tin Cans Become Flower Pots Empty tin cans make perfect flower containers!  I wanted to add some flower pots to the wall around my herbs.  I just took some empty tin cans and removed both ends of the cans. Then after smashing one end of the can up, I sprayed them. Because the smashed […]

Chicken Nesting Box to Herb Home

by T Berokoff
Chicken Nesting Box Turned Herb Home Repurposed

Chicken Nesting Box to Herb Home My herbs have a new home!  This old chicken nesting box became home for my herbs this year.  I wanted to plant more herbs this time around and have them protected from the wind and cold that is still here in Tennessee in April. Here’s the nesting box before […]

Three Clever DIY Upcycled Packaging Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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This article, “Three Clever DIY Upcycled Packaging Ideas,” is sponsored by the Paper ad Packaging Board for the HowLifeUnfolds.com campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. It seems that all year long we’re invited to celebrate special events and holidays with our friends and family. With those festivities comes gift giving. The tutorials I’m sharing […]

Repurposed Changing Table to Potting Bench

by Dinah Wulf
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This article, Repurposed Changing Table to Potting Bench, is sponsored by the Parents Magazines Blogger Decorating Challenge. All opinions are 100% my own. I was lucky enough to be chosen to participate in Parents Magazines Blogger Decorating Challenge. They shipped me an IKEA changing table, and my job was to totally transform/repurpose it into another piece […]

Roadside Rescue to Work Table

by T Berokoff
Roadside Rescue to Work Table

Roadside Rescue to Work Table A week ago I saw a round circular piece of wood at the railroad crossing where some men were working.  I drove by and then stopped.  That piece of wood needed to go home with me.  I backed up and asked them if I could have the wood.  Puzzled I […]

Repurposed Coffee Cup Succulent Garden

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Coffee Cup Succulent Garden

I went on a very successful trip to Habitat for Humanity a while ago. I can’t wait to show you the project I’m doing, but that will come later… While I was there, I found these coffee cups in the dollar section. The second I set my eyes on them I knew what I was […]

DIY Industrial Bobbin Hanging Light

by Medina Grillo
DIY INDUSTRIAL BOBBIN HANGING LIGHT

DIY Industrial Bobbin Hanging Light     I love the industrial look and have decided to give my sons room the metal effect look by repurposing vintage items! This light was made using a large bobbin and PVC pipes.   I spray  painted the pipes to make them look more like metal and less like […]

DIY Suitcase Shelves

by Medina Grillo
DIY Suitcase Shelves

DIY Suitcase Shelves Who doesn’t love vintage suitcases? They can be used in so many different ways to add that unique look to any room or space. Although these were a nightmare to cut up (and I felt super guilt about it) they looked fabulous in my hallway. I sourced these suitcases off ebay at […]

DIY Decorated Pencil Frame

by Medina Grillo
DIY Decorated Pencil Frame

DIY Decorated Pencil Frame My son and I created this pencil frame for his Nursery  teacher before she left for maternity.  She absolutely  loved it! It was fun and super easy to do. Its also a great way to recycle unused pencils and the great thing about it, is that any leftover from this project […]

Upcycled Candle Lids Turned Coasters

by T Berokoff
Repurposed Candle Lids Turned Coasters

DIY Upcycled Candle Lids Turned Coasters Wanting some new coasters, I was inspired to upcycle some old candle lids to make pretty coasters at little cost.  Here’s a picture of one of my candles with the lid on it: Materials: Candle Lids Screwdriver Spray Paint Paper Pencil Scissors Cork Inside the lid there is a […]

12 Thrift Store Housewares Transformations

by Dinah Wulf
How to Etch Glass Thrift Store Makeover

When I go treasure hunting at a thrift store, I head straight for the housewares. There are so many fun things to look at. I take my time investigating each aisle and inspecting vases, bowls, cups, trays, anything that speaks to me. I have done a lot of thrift store housewares transformations over the years […]

24 Cheap Recycled Crafts for Adults to Make

by Dinah Wulf
24 Cheap Recycled Craft for Adults to Make

Everyone has jars, magazines, old books, and cardboard tubes laying around the house.  Even though these things are normally trash we throw away, with a little imagination you can upcycle them into something new and useful. When I first started blogging I didn’t have any money to put into crafts, so the thrifty side of […]

Recycled Can Centerpieces with Succulents

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Can Centerpieces with Succulents

My best girlfriends and I recently threw a birthday party for one of our best friends.  To save on cost and expenses, we crafted as much as possible. I made the cake topper and party centerpieces on a budget. This way, we were able to splurge on the food, cake, and fresh flowers. Perfect for […]

DIY Repurposed Coasters

by Dinah Wulf
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I love DIY challenges and upcycling trash into treasure is a true passion of mine. I have been guest blogging for Bestlaminate for a while now, and I have loved coming up with repurposed flooring plank projects. This time, I am sharing how to make DIY repurposed coasters out of left over flooring planks. Here […]

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