Repurposed Wheelbarrow Address Sign

by T Berokoff
Repurposed Wheelbarrow Address Sign

Repurposed Wheelbarrow Address Sign What do you do with an old beat up wheelbarrow?  Use it to display your house numbers!  Now our house numbers can be easily be seen from the street.  This trash to treasure make over began with finding it in a field.  First, it needed to be taken apart, cleaned and […]

DIY Rag Balls and Tray Makeover

by T Berokoff
DIY Rag Balls

DIY Rag Balls and Tray Makeover Here’s the dilemma – I wanted a centerpiece for our dining room table but I didn’t want to spend any major money on it.  So, back to my original junk pile to see if there was anything I could use.  (You may remember this picture!)  I found a tray! […]

DIY Musical Instruments for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Instruments Recycled Craft

This post, DIY Musical Instruments for Kids, is sponsored by First 5 California. All opinions are 100% my own. When I first became pregnant with Mia, I distinctly remember hearing about First 5 California. I recall learning how important the first five years of a child’s life is important and that 90% of a child’s brain […]

Junk Turned DIY Laundry Basket

by T Berokoff
Trash to Treasure DIY Laundry Basket

DISCARDED ITEMS BECOME CUTE DIY LAUNDRY BASKET One thing that I’ve missed since moving is a place to put our dirty clothes.   So, when I was looking through some recent “found” items, I saw a laundry basket in the making.  Here’s what I saw… The first order of business was to wash all the plastic […]

Upcycled Halloween Tray DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Halloween Tray

A few of us got together for another edition of the Dollar Bin Challenge.  This time, the three of us chose $3.00 trays in the bins at Target. Our challenge was to upcycle it into something new with a Halloween twist. So, here is my upcycled Halloween tray DIY. Time: 15 Minutes (not including drying […]

Recycle Bags Turned Reusable Snack Bags

by Dinah Wulf
Recycle Bags Turned Reusable Small Snack Bags

This article, Recycle Bags Turned Reusable Snack Bags, is sponsored by the VELCRO® Brand. All opinions are 100% my own. Now that school is well underway, I thought I’d share a great back-to-school hack by making inexpensive recycle bags into reusable snack bags for school lunches. VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics was perfect for […]

DIY Repurposed Welcome Sign

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Laminate Welcome Sign (5)

  I have to admit, I am one lucky gal to be doing what I love for a living. My days and weeks are filled with creativity. I get to work with amazing brands and try all kinds of interesting products. I am constantly being challenged to create new projects and I absolutely LOVE it.  […]

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 […]

DIY Upholstered Wood Bench

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Upholstered Wooden Bench DIY Inspired

I scored on this bench months ago at a garage sale for $5.00. I made it over once to go at the foot of my guestroom bed, but since I decided to put up wallpaper in there, I had to change it. I took the old one apart and simply repainted it and changed the […]

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 […]

Repurposed Thrift Store Frame Wreath

by Dinah Wulf
Thrift Store Frame Makeover for Front Door Wreath

My best friend and I decided to check out a new thrift store in town called, Savers. I found some good stuff while I was there! One of which was this old painting (print actually) that I bought because I loved the oval gold frame. I thought it would make the perfect frame wreath for […]

Refurbished Retro Vintage Chair Rescue

by T Berokoff
Refurbished Retro Metal Chair

Refurbished Retro Vintage Chair Rescue For years I have seen these chairs in magazines and drooled over them, wanting one but not willing to pay the price they demand.  I found a couple of Retro Vintage Metal Patio Spring Base Chairs on eBay for $85.00 to $138.00 each, some are cheaper at $60.00, but I […]

Spooky Halloween Recycled Jars

by Dinah Wulf
Spooky Halloween Recycled Jars

For some reason I cringe every time I throw a jar or plastic container away.  I feel a very strong urge to hoard it.  Many times I do. My cupboard is filled with empty sauce jars, cans, sour cream containers, and the like.  You never know when you are going to need one to make […]

Plastic Trick or Treat Pumpkin Mummy

by Dinah Wulf
Plastic Trick or Treat Pumpkin Mummy

This project was so fun to make and didn’t cost me a dime! I wanted to upcycle one of the .99 plastic pumpkins I got last year for Halloween and decided on upcycling it into a trick or treat pumpkin mummy. Time: 20-30 Minutes Level: Easy Materials: Plastic Trick or Treat Pumpkin Old Sheet/pillowcase/canvas bag […]

DIY Rustic Pallet Flag

by T Berokoff
DIY Rustic Pallet Flag DIY Inspired

What do an old pallet, old saw blade and an old sanding disc have in common?  They all make a DIY rustic pallet flag!  A friend of ours “donated” the pallet and parts to us, as he had no use for them.  I’ve wanted to make a pallet flag for a long time. Here’s what […]

The GMC DIY Challenge is Live

by Dinah Wulf
GMC DIY

Woooooo hooooooo! It’s official! The GMC DIY Challenge is live right now on the GMC YouTube channel! Recently I shared my experience being a part of the first ever GMC and Habitat for Humanity DIY Challenge.  I wasn’t able to reveal the winner until today. You can see some behind the scenes photos and read […]

From Funky Birdhouse to Fabulous DIY Bird Feeder

by T Berokoff
From Funky Birdhouse to Fabulous Bird Feeder

We had a funky birdhouse high on a pole in the back of our home left by the previous owners.  I’ve looked at it for months now trying to figure out what to do with it.  Since no birds were using it, I decided to make it into a DIY bird feeder that birds would […]

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 […]

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