Meet our old kitchen table bench. We just got a new table and instead of ditching this girl I decided to give her a facelift. Why not do some upholstery.
Bed recycled to a bench #upcycled #bed #bench
Old bed made into a bench
Written by UpCycle Girl Tara When my client asked me to restore her grandmother’s stool, I was more than thrilled. My roots in the restoration industry have been with true antiques. I have spent years studying and learning about authenticity, visiting historical places and learning proper restoration practices. This particular stool just needed new upholstery. […]
While doing my usual thrift store stops after dropping my kids off I found this beautiful end table! She looked a tad sad and when I heard that it was half off I snatched her up quick!
Every junker has done it: bought something coated in lead paint. Sometimes you just cannot pass up that wonderful junk! Lord knows the things I have worked on and never tested. Recently, just for precautionary reasons, I had my doctor test me for lead and my levels are all normal… whew! After 17 years of […]
How to achieve a flat finish
Restyled buffet! #furnitureflipping #revampedfurniture #homefurniture
Proper protection for DIYers and refinishers
What to look for when shopping for painted furniture.
restyled captains desk
Flipping dated furniture rustic industrial!
For just regular cleaning or dusting just a damp cloth should do just fine. If you need to do a little extra cleaning, some mild dish soap and water will work perfect.
What does an old trunk, drawer, table legs and desk top have in common? Check this out!!
Not quite sure what is was used for but it already had the charm of a faux fireplace it just needed some tweaking.
Happy New Year to our faithful followers! I wanted to take a minute to introduce myself, I’m Tara, half of The UpCycle Girls. Dairyland mama of three busy creative and energetic kiddos. Married to the most supportive hubby a gal could ask for. Some of my other passions include photography, antiques and restyling with junk. […]