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!  

Acrylic Paint Storage - Easy to See Colour!

Acrylic Paint Storage - Easy to See Colour!

I always have a mess of paint, and sometimes because I cannot find one, I buy another and end up...

A Door Stopper That Works but is Also Decorative

A Door Stopper That Works but is Also Decorative

I've had these old cast iron irons for quite some, and other than they are rather heavy, I was...

Unique Personalized Wine Barrel Table

Unique Personalized Wine Barrel Table

I wanted to make my wine barrel table unique to me, and came up with this idea. I have not seen one...

Repurposed Moonflower Wall Art

Repurposed Moonflower Wall Art

Turn old ceiling fan blades into a unique work of art and fascinating home décor that looks like...

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...

Hubby Had a Stash of Ties After He Retired Till I Got My Hands on Them

Hubby Had a Stash of Ties After He Retired Till I Got My Hands on...

I had seen something similar in Pinterest a while back and I had this little foot rest in our guest...

New Water Feature From Old Birdbath and Rusted Fountain

New Water Feature From Old Birdbath and Rusted Fountain

What do you do with a "customized" plastic birdbath and rusty, old water fountain? You combine them...

Giving an Old Bunk Bed Ladder New Life

Giving an Old Bunk Bed Ladder New Life

I took a $1 garage sale bunk bed ladder and transformed it with a cheery fresh shade of green --...

DIY  Chicken Feeder Planter

DIY Chicken Feeder Planter

There it was this very boring metal chicken feeder sporting this amazing Calibrachoa. An annual...

From Trash to Treasure

From Trash to Treasure

Being the type of person I am, when I see something that someone else has thrown out, and it's...

Magnetic Paper Bins From Cereal Boxes

Magnetic Paper Bins From Cereal Boxes

Does the outside of your refrigerator serve as a giant family bulletin board?Like most families, my...

DIY Lamp Makeover - Changing the Shape Of This Lamp Base 4 Ways

DIY Lamp Makeover - Changing the Shape Of This Lamp Base 4 Ways

I have been searching for a lamp for my desk, but what I have seen that I like is too expensive. I...

Dressed Up Dresser, an Unlikely Pair

Dressed Up Dresser, an Unlikely Pair

So it’s trash day and I see this large painting along the side of the road. I do an Immediate bat...

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...

Repurposing an Outdated Entertainment Unit.

Repurposing an Outdated Entertainment Unit.

We are firm believers in recycling, repurposing and reusing. We also love mid century modern...

Repurposed Garden Bike

Repurposed Garden Bike

For the last few years I have been eyeing this old bike the previous owners left behind as garden...

DIY Bunny / Small Animal Home

DIY Bunny / Small Animal Home

Entertainment Center turned into a bunny home.

Create Your Own Decor With Thrifted Wall Art

Create Your Own Decor With Thrifted Wall Art

Looking for a budget-friendly way to change up your decor? Head to the thrift store and be prepared...

4 Awesome Home Decor Hacks Using Balloons!

4 Awesome Home Decor Hacks Using Balloons!

Grab a few party balloons and create these 4 beautiful home decor ideas.

From Paper Lantern to Fabulous Decor

From Paper Lantern to Fabulous Decor

Take a simple paper lantern and turn it into this amazing decoration with the addition of faux...

DIY No Sew Drop Cloth Curtains

DIY No Sew Drop Cloth Curtains

I wanted to add patterned curtains to my daughter's room, but didn't want to overwhelm the room with...

Respect, Responsibility, Right Choices DIY Chore & Behavior System

Respect, Responsibility, Right Choices DIY Chore & Behavior System

It’s not that our kids haven’t been expected to do anything but with having 3 kids in 3 ½ years, my...

Tin Can Lanterns

Tin Can Lanterns

An uncle of mine used to make tin lanterns by hand and though these aren't as ornate as those, they...

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....

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...