Upcycle DIY Projects  

“One man’s trash is—“ any DIYer’s treasure! You can recycle your previously loved household items or project scraps, and turn them into awesome, funky home decor, impressive crafts or cool projects!  

A Re-Purposed Glass Votive Shade  - Two Ways

A Re-Purposed Glass Votive Shade - Two Ways

You know the glass votive shades that are available for a dollar at thrift shops? They have a rubber...

Upcycled Dolls House

Upcycled Dolls House

The purpose of this project is to reuse anything around you and without spending any money :)
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DIY Necklace holder

DIY Necklace holder

All you need is floor samples, wood glue, and screws and you can have a industrial chic necklace...

Chicken Coop Coffee Table

Chicken Coop Coffee Table

When I wanted a new coffee table for my living room, I did what any crafter does...I hit the...

From Crutches to a Shelf!

From Crutches to a Shelf!

I saw on Pinterest how you can take old wooden crutches and make them into shelves that can either...

Great Gift Wrap Containers Made From Pringles Cans

Great Gift Wrap Containers Made From Pringles Cans

Here are some pretty Gift Wrap Containers I made using Pringles Cans. These will make great...

Fresh Flowers Vase - Faux Galvanized Finish

Fresh Flowers Vase - Faux Galvanized Finish

Don't you just love projects that turn a trash or recycle item into something amazing? This Fresh...

Funky Footstool

Funky Footstool

I found this old FujiFilm box at a thrift store and knew I had to make a foot stool for my balcony.

DIY Flower Vase From a Tissue Box.

DIY Flower Vase From a Tissue Box.

Here's a quick craft- reuse a tissue box as a flower vase! Grab some flowers next time you go...

Washing Machine Turned Planter

Washing Machine Turned Planter

Remember what our zest it up headquarters looked like when we first moved in? Not only was it...

Rustic Wall Decor DIY Project

Rustic Wall Decor DIY Project

I picked up this cute little grater at the Brimfield Antique show and decided to do something a bit...

Christmas Choo Choo

Christmas Choo Choo

My son had wanted to make a roller coaster but, in light of the holiday season I suggested a train....

Microwave Cart to Bar Cart With Modern Masters Paint

Microwave Cart to Bar Cart With Modern Masters Paint

We had an old, unused microwave cart that was begging for a makeover.

Christmas Scrabble Art Frame - Easy and Fun Project

Christmas Scrabble Art Frame - Easy and Fun Project

I thought this would be a fun project to share with you on Christmas Eve... I made this little...

10 Minute Upcycled Crushed Gold Tin Can Planters.

10 Minute Upcycled Crushed Gold Tin Can Planters.

I admit it, I'm a bit of a sucker for the current succulents trend. I think they do look cute in...

Chinese Lanterns From Soda Cans

Chinese Lanterns From Soda Cans

Cut upcycle soda can lanterns using LED lights! ***CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICS, A VIDEO & MORE...

Make Pen And Pencil Holders From Recycled Tin Cans

Make Pen And Pencil Holders From Recycled Tin Cans

Recycled tin cans are the perfect size to contain pens, pencils, markers and other office supplies. ...

CAK-E-LIER

CAK-E-LIER

How I re-purposed an unwanted chandelier as a magnificent and unique cake dish.

Recycled Flower Garden Art

Recycled Flower Garden Art

I have a friend, who is moving to Florida, and he stopped by with a bunch of odds and ends and asked...

Make Beautiful Bottle Stoppers From Wine Corks and Drawer Pulls

Make Beautiful Bottle Stoppers From Wine Corks and Drawer Pulls

We promise that with minimum effort and just a couple of tools you can make one for yourself! Here's...

Storage Containers From Plastic Canisters

Storage Containers From Plastic Canisters

This idea may not be the most gorgeous and exquisite, but it's very useful! I usually buy a 3-liter...

DIY Multipurpose Gift Wrap

DIY Multipurpose Gift Wrap

I love beautifully wrapped packages and spend hours making the perfect ribbons and embellishments...

Tissue Box Challenge - Spooky Lantern

Tissue Box Challenge - Spooky Lantern

I was inspired for this week's challenge by a large tissue box that I was just about to throw away. ...

DIY Desk Drawer Organizer With Sliding Trays From Cardboard Box !

DIY Desk Drawer Organizer With Sliding Trays From Cardboard Box !

Have your desk drawers turned into a stationery dumpster where everything is buried under some other...

Vintage Egg Basket Turned Into A Light

Vintage Egg Basket Turned Into A Light

You can find these old egg baskets at any flea market or antique store for about $25. And they have...