Repurposed Bank Money Bag

by Dinah Wulf
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I love this trash to treasure project, a) because it’s repurposed, and b) it’s so easy!! My Mother-in-law gave me a bunch of bank money bags that are no longer used at bank branches. They are great because they are long and narrow. I wanted to make something to match my upcycled dollar bin pouches […]

Upcycled Dollar Bin Canvas Bags

by Dinah Wulf
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I love the dollar bins and craft and retail stores. I think I stop and look every time I go.  You never know what you’ll find. Recently, I went to Michael’s and found these cute little canvas bags that I thought would be great for when I travel or the perfect gift. With a couple […]

Upcycled Fabric Duck Tape Shelves

by Dinah Wulf
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This upcycled trash to treasure project may possibly be the quickest, easiest, and cutest makeover I’ve done in a while. When I went to the CHA Mega Show I had the privilege of viewing the new fabric Duck Tape line. I immediately wanted to try it out! We use an old IKEA shelf from when […]

Thrift Store and Garage Sale Transformations

by Dinah Wulf
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I just realized that I haven’t had a chance to go thrift store or garage sale shopping in a while. A thrifty shopping trip is WAY overdue.  I did however put together some of the Thrift Store and Garage Sale Transformations I have done and I came up with this list of 27 step by […]

Repurposed Wooden Cable Spool

by Dinah Wulf
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Repurposed Wooden Industrial Spool, Written by Loren Crane What do you do when you see a wooden cable spool by the side of the road? Beg your hubby to stop the car and get them!! I have a sweet hubby who helps me with my addiction to DIY. I got it home and started to […]

Recycled Plastic Bottle Ninja Turtle Bowling

by Dinah Wulf
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Recycled Plastic Bottle Ninja Turtle Bowling, written by Loren Crane It has been raining most of the week here and my kiddo can get pretty bored and starts getting cranky being cooped up in the house all the time. The first place I go to in my recyclable stash! It’s always fun to come up with […]

Recycled Gift Wrapping Idea: Pop Top Cans

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Gift Wrapping Idea

I first saw this trash to treasure idea on the Dukes & Duchesses blog. Randi made the most adorable Pop Top Valentine in a Can. She also made Christmas pop top tins. It just so happened that I was at my crafty older brother’s house helping purge his things for a move and he had […]

How to Upholster a Step Stool

by Dinah Wulf
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How to Upholster a Step Stool was written by Loren Crane from Pandora’s Craft Box. When they tell you that you are not going to like the terrible two’s they did not know how badly the horrible three’s where going to be. My little kiddo is fantastic but at times I need to remind him […]

Antiquing Furniture with Chalk Paint

by Dinah Wulf
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Antiquing Furniture with Chalk Paint was written by Loren Crane from Pandora’s Craft Box. I don’t know about you but I love chalk paint. I want to use it on everything. There is fun making something new or damaged seem rustic. I am all into antiquing furniture and transforming it into something you can’t recognize […]

Braided Duck Tape Bracelet Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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OK, so when I said yesterday on my Craft and Hobby Association Mega Show 2014 post that I would post a tutorial on how to make my Braided Duck Tape Bracelet I made at the show “soon”, by “soon” I meant today. Ha! Being invited and attending the Duck Brand breakfast last Sunday at the […]

15 Minute Craft: Paper Towel Roll Valentine Scroll

by Dinah Wulf
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Woo hoo! Another series of Craft Lightening is here and I am sharing a fun recycled Valentine that my daughter and I made for my husband (hopefully he doesn’t see this post before Valentine’s Day)! This craft only takes fifteen minutes (or less) to make.  Here is how we made our Paper Towel Roll Valentine […]

Repurposed Cabinet Turned Jewelry Organizer

by Dinah Wulf
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A while ago, I saw a pin on Pinterest for this amazing trash to treasure idea for a jewelry organizer made by Liz Marie on her blog Liz Marie Blog. She did such an amazing job that I pinned it right away and tucked it away in my mind to do for a later date. […]

Metallic Mason Jar Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
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You KNOW I love a good Mason jar craft.  I’ve even done a round-up of Mason Jar Crafts in the past. Most recently, I glittered some for to look like candy corn for Halloween and Fall. This time, I wanted to come up with something quick and easy.  Specifically, I wanted to make this Metallic […]

Mason Jar Teacher’s Survival Gift Kits

by Dinah Wulf
Holiday Teacher Gift

My daughter is only three years old but she is in her first year of pre-school. So, this is the first time she’s really had teachers AND the first time I’ve gotten to make a teacher’s gift for the end of winter break. I decided to break out the good old recycled Mason jars and […]

9 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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I was wrapping gifts the other day and realized that I have published some fun eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas here on DIY Inspired.  Since the holidays are just around the corner, I thought I’d share nine easy ideas from both sites. Make sure you check out the links for all the pictures and full step […]

Gift Card Pairing Ideas for the Holidays

by Dinah Wulf
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Gift Card Pairing Ideas is sponsored by Ralph’s.  All opinions are 100% my own. I’ve often heard people say “gift cards are so impersonal”.  On the contrary, gift cards allow the recipient to buy what their hearts desire without the hassles and hurts of playing the return and exchange game. I’ve put together a fun […]

Recycled Christmas Card Bottle Cap Magnets

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Card Magnets

I love Christmas family cards because it showcases my friends and their families as they grow over the years.  The whole family is dressed up and looking their best.  The only problem is that the cards sit in a drawer, get tucked away in a box, or even get tossed in the trash.  Looking at […]

7 DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Christmas Ornaments For Kids

Thinking of new holiday crafts to do this year, I realized that I have done a few very easy to make Christmas ornaments.  So, I thought I’d put together a round-up of seven DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids today! Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids This one is a popular one that I did when […]

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