6 Ways to Repurpose Suitcases

by Dinah Wulf
vintage suitcase- craft storage

6 Ways to Repurpose Suitcases I love the look of vintage suitcases.  There are so many beautiful styles and colors.  Made of many different materials, vintage suitcases are perfect for repurposing and adding some character and style to your home decor. Vintage suitcases can be purchased at any thrift shop, flea market, or antique store. […]

Hollow Book Safe How To

by Dinah Wulf
how-to-make-a-secret-book-safe (1)

Arguably, “vintage” is anything 50 years or older while “antique” is considered anything that is 100 years or older.  The difference between the two always confused me, so naturally I Googled it.  I tend to Google everything that I am unsure of (which is a lot of things). That didn’t help, because everyone and their […]

7 Ways to Reuse Light Bulbs

by Dinah Wulf

7 Ways to Reuse Light Bulbs So I decided that today is Reuse and Recycle Friday. If you’ve been following my blog then you are familiar with my obsession to creatively recycle, reuse, and repurpose.  I’ve done blog posts in the past about reusing old, crates, old books, boxes, jars, beer bottles, you name it. […]

Trash to Treasure: Recycling Old Crates

by Dinah Wulf
Crates Drawer

Trash to Treasure: Recycling Old Crates I’ve blogged about it numerous times and I have to do it again!  This is yet another post on reusing, recycling, and repurposing.  Today I decided to take on recycling old crates!   Who knew shipping crates could look this good? This was a post on Design Squish that […]

Repurposed Kid’s Storage Solutions

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Office Storage

Repurposed Kid’s Storage Solutions Summer is almost over, which means it’s time for back to school!  There’s no better time than now to make sure your little ones are organized and clutter free. Better Homes and Gardens is one of my favorite websites and magazines to peruse for innovative storage solutions and ideas. Here are […]

Get Inspired by: Picker Sisters

by Dinah Wulf
Picker Sister Shop

Get Inspired by: Picker Sisters OK, so I just figured out what my dream job is!  I want to work with the Picker Sisters on that new Lifetime television show, appropriately named, Picker Sisters.  This show is officially one of my top three favorite reality shows. The “sisters”, Tracey Hutson and Tanya McQueen both from […]

Four Easy Repurpose Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Ladder turned Book Shelves

Four Easy Repurpose Ideas My husband’s idea of being eco-friendly is not changing the light bulbs until there is only one left and we can barely see at night anymore.  To me, repurposing is more like it! If you’ve read this blog before, you already know how obsessed with it I am. Repurposing  is a […]

Clever Coat Hangers

by Dinah Wulf

Clever Coat Hangers One of the best parts of blogging, is visiting other  blogs and being a part of the blogging community.  There are so many interesting and unique projects and not to mention, creative blood out there to inspire us! I’ve noticed so many cleaver coat hanger projects lately, and I had to share a few. […]

Repurpose Project Runway Style

by Dinah Wulf
Project Runway Flower

Repurpose Project Runway Style So I normally don’t write blog posts about clothing design, but since I am an admitted reality show junkie, and I have an obsession with all things repurposed, I had to do this post on Repurpose Project Runway Style. The new season of Project Runway just started and the last episode […]

Repurposed Furniture & Décor

by Dinah Wulf
Wooden Shutter Wall Organizer

Repurposed Furniture & Décor Repurposing furniture is all the craze these days.  At least it is to me!  Repurposing is just that… giving a new purpose or use to (in this case) a piece of furniture or household item.  I subscribe to several magazines including Ready Made and Better Homes and Garden’s DIY magazine and there […]

5 Clever Ways to Reuse Tin and Aluminum Cans

by Dinah Wulf
Can Centerpiece

5 Clever Ways to Reuse Tin and Aluminum Cans So after doing this blog I have officially become a hoarder because I no longer want to throw anything away, in hopes that I can turn it into something fabulous!  I have also become a huge advocate for recycling, reusing, and repurposing.  Taking the eco-friendly route […]

Furniture Makeovers Before and After

by Dinah Wulf

Furniture Makeovers Before and After If you couldn’t tell already by my past posts, I love it when old furniture is upcycled or repurposed into something new and fabulous.  Go green and get eco-friendly by turning trash into treasure.  Better Homes and Gardens had a fantastic online article on Fabulous Furniture Makeovers and these are some of […]

Trash to Treasure: Upcycled Seating

by Dinah Wulf

Trash to Treasure: Upcycled Seating This is another one of those posts for me that make me think, I wish I thought of that! I would be happy to have any of these pieces in my home. I can’t even choose a favorite among them.  If I have to choose, I’d have to pick the […]

Ways to Repurpose Record Albums and CD’s

by Dinah Wulf
Album Notebook

Ways to Repurpose Record Albums and CD’s With the emergence of the internet and the ipod or mp3 player, we had to have known that just like eight tracks, records and tapes, CD’s would become obsolete too!  Not too long ago, I drove by an old Tower Records building which was about three blocks away from a […]

Trash to Treasure: Recycled Beer and Wine Bottles

by Dinah Wulf

Trash to Treasure: Recycled Beer and Wine Bottles You know you’ll party like a Rockstar on the fourth of July in a few days, so what do you do with all the beer and wine bottles? Don’t throw them away! Save them all! Recycling bottles is a must these days; so start thinking GREEN and turn your trash into […]

Trash To Treasure: 4 Ways to Reuse Old Boxes

by Dinah Wulf

Trash To Treasure: 4 Ways to Reuse Old Boxes Think twice before throwing away your old boxes. What better way to be eco-friendly and recycle than by turning trash into something functional.  Recycling and repurposing boxes is budget friendly as well! There are many many ways to recycle boxes, but here are four ways you can […]

5 More Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Books

by Dinah Wulf
recycled phone book coffee table

5 More Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Books There were so many inspiring ideas out there for repurposing old books that I had to share five more! The purse seems like it would be a little heavy, and the desk, well it speaks for itself, but how ingenious! Here we go… Create interesting artwork and make an […]

5 Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Books

by Dinah Wulf
recycled book post cards

I LOVE to read. I remember at one point I’d happen to be browsing the “recommended” book shelves and there were very few that I had not already read. Needless to say, my shelves are littered with books. Think twice before throwing away your old books. You can’t really sell them for much anyway! Take the eco-friendly […]