What do you do when you have an old salvaged door, kitchen chairs you no longer need, and a blah patio space? I decided to use those items to spice up our patio just a bit. The patio before was basically just a space to store our grill. Since we normally use the upper deck
One old crate plus one rusty old sign equals a unique planter box for fun rustic decor. Who would have thought that you could make a decorative item out of such things? Although it is pretty popular to use a crate as a planter box, it's not popular to incorporate a rusty old sign. That
A while back I was given a vintage medicine cabinet door from my husband's grandparents old home. It didn't include the cabinet. I just had the door. Since the door was mirrored and the wood frame was old, I made a plan to upcycle it. I could use a mirror on one of our cabin
You may have heard the phrase that one person's trash is another person's treasure. It amazes me how often that is true! Even though not everything comes from an actual trash can, thrift store items are basically the same thing. The items that are donated to thrift stores are because they are unwanted and discarded.
I love shopping flea markets and I usually go for the junk! For some reason, rusted and old pieces of unique items inspire me in decorating. Maybe it’s the unexpected that I find to be so intriguing! I do know that I get such a sense of enjoyment from seeing an old seemingly useless piece of junk used
See how you can repurpose drawers creatively to use in your home in functional and stylish new ways.
Who would have ever thought that fruit crates, wine crates or other bottle crates would wind up as such popular pieces in home decor? The rustic vintage look has become so popular and these crates are the perfect accessory for warming things up and adding some nostalgic interest to a room. Are you wondering what
If you're not familiar with antique sugar molds, they are those long blocks of wood that have holes in the top. Originally, they were used for forming sugar into cones. However, now you quite often see them as home decor pieces. Most of the time you will see them in farmhouse style or other rustic
If you really look at a wine rack, you will see more than just a holder for wine bottles. The little cubbies or racks for bottles could have other uses as well. I'm going to show you several creative ways to repurpose wine racks in the home. Other Uses For Wine Racks Since there are
Why is it that vintage tool boxes have a certain attraction? I can't wander through an antique mall without spotting one that speaks to me. Whether wooden or metal, they all have a wonderful rustic appeal. Quite often though, I wonder what I would do with yet another old tool box. I have used metal
Get inspired by all of these unique ideas for using unusual items as wall hooks. See how you can use door knobs, shoe stretchers, wooden spools and more!
Haul out your old vintage tin containers and give them a new dressier shabby chic look with these simple embellishing ideas. Perfect for home or wedding!