I had an old plastic resin Birdbath that I was tired of painting year after year and wanted something different. I seen an old lamp base one day when I was out browsing the thrift stores and instantly I knew what I was going to use it for, and the rest as they say is history!
Turn an Old Vintage Stereo Cabinet into a functional storage place.Have you passed by vintagestereo cabinets at yard sales, Craig’s lists and said what would you do withthis piece. Well here are some easy inexpensive steps to transform your newfound piece into a treasured jewel. This is where chalk paint or clay basepaint and some easy Diy projects will make you stop in your tracks and not passup the next one. Mom and I couldn’t help but rescue this vintage stereocabinet it was calling our name. We decided we were going to transform thispiece into a Funky Bold Moroccan Style Cabinet.
We needed a quick and easy way to give our storage closet floor a face lift. It's under the stairs, and we use it for a lot: my craft supplies, extra cleaning supplies, extra drinks and paper towels, the cat pans, and more. But when we moved in, they had left the floor unfinished concrete.This drove me NUTS because it was impossible to keep clean. I felt like it was always dusty, and seeing as the cat pans were in the area, we definitely wanted something that was easy to wipe up in case they had any accidents while trying to use their pans.As a first step, I swept the floor as best I could and used a vacuum attachment to run around the edges by the trim. (Why put up trim but no floor?!)
I know what you're thinking: "Oh great, another Christmas ornament wreath tutorial," BUT my tutorial comes with a twist! I made my wreath one-handed. That's right, a glue gun in one hand and a cocktail in the other. Hazardous, perhaps, but my point is if you prefer your projects to be rather quick and effortless...so much so that you can slam down a shot of tequila while working on it, then read on my friend...
Squirrels love bird seed and if they get into your bird feeder they will empty it in a day! It becomes too expensive! The gears started turning and got me thinking about how I could build a diy bird feeder that only birds could enter but still be a nice addition to look at in the garden.
Got an old ceiling fan that needs replacing? Or a chandelier that needs updating? Don't throw it all out - repurpose it into solar lights! If you don't have any that need replacing, don't worry. You can easily find the lamp shades at your local thrift store for about $1 a piece. You can get the full DIY here.
You can find different creations with pallets all over the internet. From shelves, to tables, to chairs, to whatever your mind can think of. I wanted patio furniture, but did not want to spend a ton of money for it. So, we decided to jump on the pallet furniture band wagon with this 2 piece pallet sectional. I hope you enjoy this Pallet Furniture DIY
Have an old birdbath that could use a face lift? Here's an easy way to add some color to your garden and recycle some of those old DVDs too! (PLEASE NOTE: I've had a lot of people mention CDs, which were NOT used for this project. I used DVDs, which will give you a different result.) Be sure to stop by my blog so you can get all the details on the products and methods I used. Before you know it, you'll be creating some stunning artwork for your garden too!
Finally our side yard makeover is done. And oh boy, did it turn out beautifully! Hopefully, Greg will share the reveal pictures soon, but until then, I wanted to share something unique from our side garden: our new DIY waterdrop solar lights!
After getting locked out of my house once, I vowed NEVER AGAIN! So I combined two trendy DIYs- stepping stones and mosaics- and added a secret key hider underneath.
Click HERE for the full tutorial...including my secret trick for a fool proof stepping stone!
Fall is just around the corner, and if you're looking for an easy, quick and affordable way to bring some beautiful autumn colors into your home, then this DIY fall topiary is just what you need! Using mostly Dollar Store materials, this topiary costs only a few dollars to make, but it looks like something that would sell for much more!Let's start gathering the supplies and make this lovely topiary!To make this fall flower topiary I used:Fall flowers – I got mine from Dollar Store as their fall flowers are affordable and look great in a topiary like this.An 8 inch foam ball – the size is up to your desire, as anything from 6 inch to 10 inch will work. I made mine with an 8 inch ball, as that seemed like the best size for me.A flower pot or an urn – I had a galvanized metal flower pot on hand, so I used that. If you like the galvanized look, Amazon has some nice ones.Some hot glue.Once I gathered all the materials, I started pulling all the different colors of flowers and the suitable greenery out of the picks.
Spring is in the air and the birds are chirping throughout the day. Isn't it nice? I have a tree that I can see through my bay window, and I love watching all of the different types of birds it attracts - Blue Jays, Cardinals, Robins. So, I thought it was time to create my own bird feeder using $2 dishware!