Repurposed Media Cabinets

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Media Cabinet

There are so many great things about the flat screen television of today.  For example, a) the picture is almost better than real life, b) they have a great sleek modern look, c) although the screen is bigger, they take up less space because you can hang them on your wall. But the WORST thing […]

Scrabble Art

by Dinah Wulf
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I’ve seen a lot of Scrabble craft projects like ornaments, key chains, and jewelry on Pinterest and Etsy, which gave me inspiration to do this project.  We had an extra old Scrabble game sitting all alone in our closet ever since we got… wait for it… the Scrabble Diamond Addition! Yes, I am quite the […]

Crafting With Toilet Paper Rolls

by Dinah Wulf
Ornaments

Today, November 15th, is the 13th annual America Recycles Day! What better way to celebrate than to get some craft inspiration for recycling something EVERY American family has in their home? I have become obsessed with the website, Pinterest, especially the DIY and Crafts section.  It has become a part of my daily routine just like […]

Upcycled Gift Card Charms

by Dinah Wulf
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Upcycled Gift Card Charms written by Michal Sparks     Being the Mom to a couple of teenagers our life could not move forward without ipods and itunes so as a result we have numerous itunes gift cards. These cards are particularly brightly colored and my daughter Ivy and I got to thinking……We made heart […]

DIY Headboard

by Dinah Wulf
Canvas Headboard

So when a couple finally moves in together, so does all of your stuff.  Unfortunately there are things that come with every bachelor now husband that you wish you could just throw away.  In my case, my hubby came with this enormous and atrocious orange painting (oh yeah and a garbage disposal lamp and a […]

Wine Tasting Party

by Dinah Wulf

I don’t know much about wine, but one of my best friends, and bride to be LOVES it.  Her mother, sister, and I decided to throw her a wine tasting bridal shower party. I have to say, it was one of the best showers I have been to.  Between the bridal shower games and the […]

83 Inventive Ways to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle

by Dinah Wulf
Six Creative Ways to Recycle Old Crates

I have been blogging for over four months now.  In the beginning, I knew I wanted to blog about things that I enjoy doing but I didn’t really have a plan.  I’d take it one day at a time and just figure it out as I go. A common thread ended up being the whole […]

Places To Go: Old Good Things

by Dinah Wulf
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I finally get the phrase, “It’s like being a kid in a candy store.” I mean, I always knew what it implied, however I think I saw white lights and heard a choir of angels singing when I walked into Old Good Things, an architectural salvage wonderland. First of all, going there was my husband’s […]

6 Ways to Repurpose Suitcases

by Dinah Wulf
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]