Every fall I find myself go through every closet / kids room / and drawer in the house. I subconsciously do it as soon as the leaves start falling. With each load to the resale shop and recycling bin I feel better lighter almost. As if weight has been lifted. My organizational skills are in […]
Bed recycled to a bench #upcycled #bed #bench
Old bed made into a bench
Full disclosure: You will always get our honest opinion about a product. We will provide our perceived pros and cons candidly. However, you will never read a blog from us on which the sole purpose is to complain. We pride ourselves on our network of support, and wish to keep our focus on reciprocating just […]
One thing I have always envied other makers for is the ability to successfully put together floral decor. Here are 3 cheap ways to make centerpieces.
History of gargoyles
This weekend we celebrated my sons 6th birthday. Whoa where did the time go I cannot believe he is six and going to be in 1st grade next year. When he was two my grandfather past away, he had alzheimer’s which is a horrible disease he had been gone for years before he passed away. […]
Have you ever heard stories about pineapples and how they became such a common symbol in home decor? We dive into the history of the pineapple.
Thrift stores, garage sales, heck even your basement, picture frames are everywhere! You can make so many different things with picture frames. In fact, it’s a good starter project for learning DIY painting. They are typically pretty inexpensive, if you don’t like it you can just give it back to a resale shop without guilt! […]
restyled captains desk
Flipping dated furniture rustic industrial!
We have done Junking Play Lists before, but this one is not like the others. We are featuring Julie Amici, a small town artist with roots in our good ole dairyland. While we are revamping and upcycling we enjoy listing to some good tunes (usually not the new stuff). Listing to music like Julie’s is […]