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
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.
As moms we are always looking for cheap easy and creative ways to entertain our kids. A huge bonus is reusing an otherwise discarded item. My kids and I made sun catchers on a recent rainy day. I had all the prep-work done I was just waiting for a day when the kids would be […]
Do you have some leftover junk in your garage or basement, too? Here are some fun ideas for bringing life back to those doors and drawers.
Food grade finishes for cutting boards
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.
Yesterday is was 50 degrees here in Wisconsin! Wow January 11th and that warm is completely unheard of. With the warm weather it made me think of garage sales and flea markets oh boy I cannot wait to start looking at all the glorious junk. I love seeing what I can find and make new […]
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. […]
How fun to use recycled materials for wedding decor! We were very lucky to have had a beautiful bride ask us to help create her rustic wedding decor, of course with recycled materials! It’s was an exciting new adventure for us, and so much fun!!! We made an old farmhouse window into a memory board […]