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, […]

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 […]

Upcycled Razor Refill Cases

by T Berokoff
Upcycled Razor Boxes turned Pill Boxes

Upcycled Razor Refill Cases I’ve saved Intuition razor refill cases for some time but didn’t know why, except that I thought they would be good to reuse for something someday.  Then inspiration hit!  Why not take these lids that I used to throw away and use them to solve a pill problem.  Let me explain.  […]

Drawer Turned Under the Bed Toy Storage

by Medina Grillo
Drawer Turned Under the Bed Toy Storage

Drawer Turned Under the Bed Toy Storage My sons room is extra small (what we would call a box room here in the UK) so storage is a big challenge! I decided to get creative and  hacked an IKEA pax drawer to make an under bed toy storage box. It has little caster wheels and handles […]

DIY Stenciled Metal Laundry Trash Can

by Dinah Wulf
Laundry Trash and Lint Can

I have had this mini plastic trash can on top of the dryer in my laundry room for lint and used fabric softener sheets. It’s convenient, but it’s so light weight that every time I put something inside it falls over. Fast forward over a year later, I finally got around to replacing it with […]

31 Kids Room Ideas You Can DIY

by Dinah Wulf
31 Kids Room Ideas You Can DIY

One of my favorite things to DIY is anything that has to do with my daughter. This includes furniture, toys, storage, kids room décor, you name it. Since I have done so many fun things for her and I have another one on the way, wanted to get inspired to do more for her new […]

DIY Upcycled Striped Utensil Holder

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Upcycled Striped Utensil Holder

A friend of mine, Rasy, asked me for tips on how to make a knock off of these utensil holders she loved.  She wanted the look without paying full price. I raided my craft room, gave her some tips, and gave her most of the supplies. She texted me her project, and it turned out […]

Repurposed Rake Turned Dog Leash Holder

by T Berokoff
Repurposed Rake Turned Leash Holder

Repurposed Rake Turned Dog Leash Holder Recently I had an opportunity to go back to our friend’s property where I have been finding some rusty treasures.  Here’s the beautiful pastoral setting… Here’s some of my latest finds: Doesn’t look like much to others, but to me, treasures!  The first project I wanted to do was […]

Kitchen Organizer from Pallet Scraps

by T Berokoff
Kitchen Organizer from Pallet Scraps

Kitchen organizer from pallet scraps! Recently I made a pallet flag and had a few pieces of wood left over.  First, I thought of just throwing these few pieces of beat up wood away.  But, then not wanting anything to go to waste, I decided to create a kitchen organizer for my cookbooks.  Here are […]

Smart DIY Ideas to Help Prepare Your Home for Fall

by Dinah Wulf
Smart DIY Ideas to Help Prepare Your Home for Fall

This article, Smart DIY Ideas to Help Prepare Your Home for Fall, is sponsored by Chamberlain. All opinions are 100% my own. Just when I thought summer was finally here, it’s already time to prepare for fall. Fall means chilly days and cold nights, staying ahead of the game, and prepping your home for the […]

IKEA Hack: Expedit Cubes

by Medina Grillo
IKEA Hack Expedit Shelves Industrial Grillo Designs (14)

I love IKEA and I love a good IKEA hack even more! I’ve recently moved homes, and have started decorating my sons room (of course his room has to be done first!) I’ve been going for an industrial theme – of course a lot of DIY involved here as industrial decor costs a fortune! His […]

Vintage Tool Box Makeover

by T Berokoff
Vintage Tool Box Makeover (2)

I inherited my great uncle Mac’s old wooden tool box.  He made this wooden box over 100 years ago and used it every day!  I’ve seen similar boxes in antique stores being sold “as is”.  I didn’t want to leave it “as is” because, frankly, it was worn pretty badly.  Rather, I wanted to make […]

IKEA Recycle Bins to Industrial Storage

by Medina Grillo
IKEA Recycle Bins to Industrial Storage Grillo Designs (15)

My new craze this year is industrial! I absolutely love it all – although I’ll admit the prices aren’t that impressive. I’m currently in the process of decorating my little boys room – with an industrial theme and locating suitably  priced decor  was  difficult. Here is my IKEA Recycle Bins to Industrial Storage.   I had […]

Clever and Thrifty Suitcase Packing Hacks

by Dinah Wulf
Clever and Thrifty Suitcase Packing Hacks

Wooooo hooooooo!!!! I am officially in Barcelona right now! When I started packing for this trip, I realized that I have a few things that I have repurposed into clever and thrifty suitcase packing hacks and I thought I’d share it today. More on my trip later! Here are some tips! Pack small jewelry like rings […]

Recycled Duck Tape Storage Boxes

by Dinah Wulf
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This article, Recycled Duck Tape Storage Boxes, was originally written for my other blog which I will be saying goodbye to, but I still wanted to share it here on DIY Inspired! My daughter has her own little space in the closet of my craft room with her craft supplies. I have noticed that we keep […]

Repurposed Pie Stand

by T Berokoff
Upcycled Pie Keeper

Repurposed Pie Stand: From Pie Keeper to Make-Up Keeper For years I have wanted to go to the 500 Mile Yard Sale that extends from Virginia to Mississippi.  The north/south route named the U.S. Antique Alley Yard Sale began Memorial week-end  passing  through portions of Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. The next portions of the 500 […]

Easy Ways to Declutter and Improve Your Garage

by Dinah Wulf
Easy Ways to Declutter and Improve Your Garage

This article, Easy Ways to Declutter and Improve Your Garage, is sponsored by Chamberlain. All opinions are 100% my own. I don’t know about you but slowly and surely our garage turned into a storage unit. It didn’t help that our garage door opener broke as well, which gave us an even bigger excuse to […]

Repurposed Flower Frog Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Flower (4)

Not long ago, I posted some fun trash to treasure finds from when I went flea market shopping on Instagram. I bought this green metal object even though I had no idea what it was. All I knew was that it interested me. It was industrial looking and also one of my favorite colors.  It […]

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