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 […]

Recycled Can and Mason Jar Vases

by Dinah Wulf
Mason Jar and tin can centerpiece with pink and green fresh flowers.

I originally shared this idea on my friend’s blog, A Fabulous Fete, and thought I’d share it with you today! I don’t know about you but I am always saving spaghetti sauce jars. I’ll even take this a step further and admit to you that I buy spaghetti sauce based on the jar and not […]

DIY Steampunk Top Hat and Goggles

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Steampunk Hat and Goggles Upcycled

My husband and I keep changing our minds on what we were going to be on Halloween this year.  Since we are actually attending a costume party, my husband insisted we should dress as a couple. At first we were going to be Ken and Barbie in the cardboard box but thought it’d be too […]

Thrift Store Finds to Makeover for Your Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY projects for kid's toys and furniture befor and after collage.

I am no stranger to thrift store shopping. In fact, I have done so many thrift store makeovers that I have lost count. I noticed that I have made over several pieces, specifically for my daughter, so I thought I’d put together a round-up of thrift store finds to makeover for your kids. This entire […]

Thrift Store Find Wooden Bowl Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Wooden Rope Bowl DIY

I spend A LOT of time perusing the aisle of thrift stores. As a result, I have done so many thrift store makeovers. If I go, I rarely leave empty-handed. If you have the patience to look, there’s a good chance you’ll find a hidden gem.  I found this wooden bowl for $6.00 at a […]

How to Etch Glass Thrift Store Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Etched glass salt and pepper shakers.

I found these spice jars while I was thrift store shopping the other day.  I fell in love with the little wooden lids, PLUS they were only 99 cents each.  My Mother accidentally broke my antique pepper shaker that I had and so I decided to turn these spice jars into my everyday salt and […]

Spray Painted Chevron Dresser DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Spray Painted Chevron Dresser

I have had this dresser since college.  It was an inexpensive IKEA buy that has lasted over 15 years. Now, I am working on making my walk-in closet a little prettier and wanted to make it stand out. This project came just in time for the Make It Yours®​ with Krylon® contest (details to follow) […]

Teacher Gift Thrift Store Upcycle

by Dinah Wulf
Teacher Gift Thrift Store Makeover Upcycle (2)

When I was thrift shopping the other day I found a kids activity tray that I upcycled; I also found this rooster tray for $3.00. Not my style, but definitely fixable with a little thrift store upcycle. I snatched it up and decided to make a colorful tray for Mia’s teacher to use in her […]

Easy Store Bought Frame Metallic Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Easy Clearance Sale Frame DIY Makeover

Just like me, one of my best friends can’t pass up a good deal.  After the Fourth of July, she found some patriotic red, white, and blue frames for three dollars apiece. But there was one problem. They don’t match her décor in her home.  She brought them to me and I did a quick […]

Toilet Paper Roll Gift Wrapping

by Dinah Wulf
Toilet Paper Roll Gift Wrapping (5)

If you have been following along both of my blogs, this one and Inheriting Our Planet, you may have noticed all the posts I have been writing about my amazing trip to Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto in Mexico! Of COURSE I had to bring home a few souvenirs from my trip. […]

Clever Repurposing Ideas for Prescription Bottles

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Prescription Bottles

I am one lucky girl! I leave on Wednesday for a luxurious vacation at the Villa Del Palmar Resort & Spa in Baja, Mexico! While I was packing, I was looking for something to pack my rings and earring so that they could easily be found.  They always get lost in my jewelry tote that […]

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