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!  

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.

Milk Can Porch Light

Milk Can Porch Light

I turned this old milk can into a fun porch light by adding a faucet light (a project in itself), an...

Recycled Tin Can Christmas Tree

Recycled Tin Can Christmas Tree

Do you have a whole bunch of empty tin cans lying around? With Christmas coming up we thought it...

Repurposed Boat Into Reading Nook

Repurposed Boat Into Reading Nook

This is my favorite DIY reading area for kids idea!! I love repurposing. To turn something useless...

Salvaged Window Frame Doily Display

Salvaged Window Frame Doily Display

A salvaged, glass-less window frame + inexpensive fiberglass screen +my grandmother's vintage...

Phone Booth Upcycle

Phone Booth Upcycle

You’ve seen the teaser and the faux barn board project we did last week. Now we’re excited to share...

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. ...

Easy and Inexpensive...Christmas Decorations From Sheet Music

Easy and Inexpensive...Christmas Decorations From Sheet Music

A $1.00 book of sheet music from the thrift store and a few inexpensive supplies helped me to create...

Recycled Cereal Box Pocket Wreath for Spring

Recycled Cereal Box Pocket Wreath for Spring

Are you tired of the usual round wreaths you see everywhere to decorate your door for spring? ...

Fall Centerpiece From a Thrift Store Magazine Rack

Fall Centerpiece From a Thrift Store Magazine Rack

I found this old outdated magazine rack at a thrift store. When I told my husband what I was going...

DIY Owl Fall Door Hanger

DIY Owl Fall Door Hanger

It’s fall y’all. Fall is my absolute favorite season, but I have never gotten around to putting up...

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. ...

Braided Brown Craft Paper Tray DIY

Braided Brown Craft Paper Tray DIY

Have you ever experienced an aha moment when out shopping and think, "oh I can probably make...

A-Frame Ladder Alternative Christmas Tree

A-Frame Ladder Alternative Christmas Tree

Around this time of year, it's become a tradition to come up with an alternative Christmas tree...

How to Make a{ Present Christmas Tree}out of Recycled Boxes

How to Make a{ Present Christmas Tree}out of Recycled Boxes

Take 4 different size boxes.Moving boxes, package boxes or check your local store for used boxes...

How to Organize a Teen's Desk  to Encourage Tidy Habits

How to Organize a Teen's Desk to Encourage Tidy Habits

It is almost the start of the school year and the kids desperately need to get ready. That means...

Vertical Herb Garden for a Small Porch

Vertical Herb Garden for a Small Porch

My front porch isn't all that big but it gets great sun for potted plants. So I created a vertical...

DIY Simply Sweet Hanging Up-Cycled Birdcage Planter

DIY Simply Sweet Hanging Up-Cycled Birdcage Planter

My idea for this planter came to fruition earlier this summer when my Mom and I went to a local flea...

Easy Recycled Storage for Your Rag Stash

Easy Recycled Storage for Your Rag Stash

Don't toss that big box your trash bags came in. Reuse it! It's so simple, but can clean up the area...

Shoe Box Storage

Shoe Box Storage

I have been using shoe boxes for storage for a long time but last week looked at them and thought...

How to Save $3760 on a License Plate Map!

How to Save $3760 on a License Plate Map!

For years, I have been obsessed with the handmade, one-of-a-kind license plate maps available from...

Want to know what to do with an old window and some fence boards?

Want to know what to do with an old window and some fence boards?

First, you take some old discarded windows from a job site and distress, paint and distress some...

Flowers That Never Die

Flowers That Never Die

Do you have any old license plates in your garage? License plates use to be everywhere, but they...

#Salvaged Antique Sewing Machine Projects

#Salvaged Antique Sewing Machine Projects

I love working with all kinds of salvaged bits, pieces and parts, but one of my favorite things to...

Hide Those Huge Bags of Dog Food! An Easy Peasy DIY solution!

Hide Those Huge Bags of Dog Food! An Easy Peasy DIY solution!

Such an easy solution and so easy to customize to your own decor! An old Potato Bin. That's it. Use...