Have you ever been in the mood to create something but didn't know exactly what you want to make? This happens to me quite a bit. When it happens it means I need to take a little walk through our garage or pole barn. Since so many of my projects are all about reusing what
If you are a reader, you might of an excess of old books lying around. Chances are, you may end up with more titles that you want to get rid of rather than keep. These old books don't have to be thrown out, however. They can be easily upcycled into some creative decorative decor. Although
Today I am featuring 18 creative and useful milk jug crafts that you can use around the house. These will make you think twice before throwing away your plastic jugs. There is so much I love about recycled crafts. You save room in the landfills, you get a brand new upcycled item, and the cost
Why is it that elevated dishes seem to have so much more style? Maybe the extra height just gives them more visibility and prominence. Whatever the reason, I do know that a tablescape has more interest when the displays have varying heights. In a pinch, you can easily make your own pedestal dish by piecing
Whenever you can upcycle an old item into new home decor, it is a good day. This is especially true when you can turn trash items into treasure. I have posted about upcycling things like toilet paper rolls, bottles, wine corks, and even old credit cards. However, there is another common item that is great
Craft projects made with recyclable materials have been steadily gaining in popularity and it is no wonder why. The ability to upcycle an otherwise useless item is so satisfying, budget sensitive, and green. Plus, the creative ways that these items have been used results in home decor that is much more like a work of
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
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
My favorite DIY projects are those that incorporate natural materials or are upcycled in some way. This DIY clock has a little of both. A rustic tree slice makes up the base of the clock. And, the face of the clock is upcycled from an old CD. I was even able to upcycle a little
Over the years I have collected several different vintage wooden spools. Most of them have been old thread spools but I have also found some taller wooden bobbin spools. These are especially fun to decorate with and I came up with a wooden spool craft that turns a spool into a rustic chic flower holder.