Upcycling- The Coolest Trend to Hit Your Home

by T Berokoff
Petit-Marin-750x375

Upcycling is a bit like recycling, except instead of reusing something for the same purpose (rewearing clothing from a thrift store- which is awesome in its own right), it involves taking something that’s been used and giving it a newer, higher value than it had before. How so? Here are three things you can do […]

Flea Market Style Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Flea Market Style Typewriters

Last week I shared some fantastic upcycled and repurposed lighting ideas from when I went antique shopping last weekend. I took SO many pictures that day. There was inspiration everywhere! I took a lot of photos of things that caught my eye. Most, if not all, fit my decorating style. Today I want to share […]

Upcycling and Repurposing Ideas for Lighting

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Lighting with Bicycle Wheels (2)

One of my favorite FAVORITE things to do is go antique shopping…well, mostly window shopping. I find so much inspiration when I’m out and about. It’s trash to treasure at its finest! Last weekend, my best friend and I went to the Orange Circle and perused all the antique shops. I found a lot of […]

Upcycled Toy Storage Idea

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Dollar Bin Toy Storage

Last month I opened up the Dollar Bin Challenge that I do with some fellow Bloggers to my Facebook friends on the DIY Inspired Facebook page. I got a great response with more than a dozen emails saying they were interested. That’s when I came up with this upcycled toy storage idea for all of […]

Repurposed Chicken Feeder Ideas

by T Berokoff

Repurposed Chicken Feeder Ideas UPCYCLE THAT FEEDER! With our chickens and pigeons on the property, I have learned to embrace the fact that their “artifacts” are going to be a part of my life.  If you’re a backyard chicken owner you probably have one or two of these around.  Dinah posted a picture of one […]

Upcycled Soccer Medal Holder DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Chalkboard Medal Holder DIY

One of my best friends asked me to make her son something to display his soccer medals on. I had a few ideas, but when I came across an unwanted (and inexpensive) sign in the Christmas clearance section at Jo-Ann’s, I knew exactly what I was going to do. Here is my Upcycled Soccer Medal […]

Repurposed Jewelry Organization Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Jewelry Organizing Ideas

For some reason if my jewelry is displayed, I wear it more… probably because it’s right there for me to see and choose from, as opposed to a hanger in between my clothes that I forget about. I realized today that I had created several organization and storage options for my jewelry in my walk-in […]

Best of DIY Inspired 2014

by Dinah Wulf
Best of DIY Inspired 2014

Happy New Year! Wow! What a great year. I can’t believe we are officially in 2015…yikes! Just as in 2013 and 2012, I wanted to reflect back to this past year and put together a best of DIY Inspired 2014. I broke it up in different categories. Here we go! Best Furniture Makeover I did […]

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 […]

Santa Stop Here DIY Outdoor Sign

by Dinah Wulf
Santa Stop Here Sign (8)

I am proud to be a 3M sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape . Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me. The other day I found a shelf that my friend was about to throw away. […]

Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas

I’m a big promoter of upcycling trash to treasure. This time of year (any time, really) is a great time to reduce, reuse, and upcycle trash into something new, useful, and beautiful. A simple way to do that this holiday season is through gift wrapping. I’m no stranger to doing this, so I have a […]

DIY Repurposed Gift Card Holder

by Dinah Wulf
Brown Paper Bag Turned Chic Gift Card Holder (650x584)

Thank you to J. Jill for sponsoring this post and giveaway, DIY Repurposed Gift Card Holder. All opinions are 100% my own. I am so excited to a) show you how to make a DIY gift card holder out of a brown paper bag, and b) give one lucky winner this DIY gift card holder […]

DIY Christmas Card Display

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Card Display with Chicken Wire (1)

  This article, DIY Christmas Card Display, is sponsored by Pear Tree Greetings. All opinions are 100% my own. Lucky for me, this year I was able to design my custom Christmas cards with Pear Tree Greetings. There were SO many choices for holiday photo cards I couldn’t decide. Their personalization process made it so […]

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 […]

DIY Furniture Makeovers Anyone Can Do

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Furniture Makeovers Anyone Can Do

I love thrift shopping and garage sale hunting.  When I take a piece of furniture home, I honestly just figure it out as I go.  I find that most of these makeovers I do are pretty easy and be completed in a few hours or less. I thought I’d put together some of my favorites […]

Upcycled Milk Bottles Dollar Bin Challenge

by Dinah Wulf
Milk Glass Crafts

A few of my friends and I got together to do a Dollar Bin Challenge. This is where we choose the same dollar bin object and each upcycle it and put our own creative spin on it.  None of us know what the others are doing until the night before our posts are published. For […]

Upcycled Metal Pumpkin Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Metal Ribbon Fall Pumpkin

Once I saw this metal ribbon at Hobby Lobby, my first instinct was to post a photo on Instagram and Facebook. I didn’t hesitate to buy a roll and knew almost immediately that I was going to make an upcycled metal pumpkin. I already had the rest of the materials, and I was excited to […]

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