Chair Bench

My friend emailed me a few pictures of a dining room set she wanted to try and update. The first thing I thought of when I saw the chairs was that we HAVE to upcycle them into a chair bench.  I first …

Wine Crate Shelves

A few posts ago I wrote asking for help on recycled wine crate ideas.  I FINALLY thought of something! But first, as a recap, I’ve had these wine crates from a Wine Tasting Bridal Shower that I did.  …

Repurposed Pin-spiration

“Pin-spiration” is a new term I’ve been seeing a lot lately. Pintrest is yet another social networking site that allows you to create virtual pin boards of absolutely anything that fits your fancy.  C…

Six Ways to Recycle Maps

Maps are so beautiful.  I’ve been looking for some ways to use them because I see them everywhere (including my glove box).  Just like CD’s, record albums, and books, they are becoming obs…

Repurposed Crate Ideas

A few months ago, I did a blog post on recycling old crates.  It included using crates for shelving, bike baskets, and side tables.  Since then, I have gathered a collection of old wine crates from a …

Recycled Magazine Bowl

Awe man! This project was a lot tougher than I thought. Ever since I made that recycled magazine frame, I have wanted to make something else out of magazine pages.  When I first had this recycled maga…

Flea Market Finds

I am completely obsessed with Flea Markets.  Ever since I started blogging, I have come across so many fun places to go. I wanted to share some of my flea market finds and show how you can get hunt fo…

Paper Flower Magnets

After making a Hollow Book Safe out of antique books that I inherited, I kept the left over pages in case I wanted to use them to make other craft projects. I ended up making these cute Paper Flower M…

Recycled Magazine Frame

My brother and I decided to make Christmas gifts this year to exchange.  Naturally, I had to do a recyling project. I have always wanted to try making something out of recycled magazine pages so I fin…

Wine Bottle Frames

  I made these wine bottle frames out of recycled wine bottles for a wine tasting party.  It was also a bridal shower party, so I used them for a “who knows the bride best game”. I framed each qu…

Salvaged Wood Toy Chest

The minute I received this toy chest in the mail I had to share it on my blog. You see, my father has been a Cardiologist in the same hospital and nursing home in the same small town for almost forty …

Candy Mason Jar

Yet another recycled Mason jar project here! I saw this DIY project on the Nate Show last week and I’ve been dying to try it! I recently made these frosted Mason jar tea light holders and I had a few …