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.
The reason we ramble on about this is because we are constantly fielding questions about products that are currently available claiming to be “one step” or “all in one.”
Meet the other half of The Upcycle Girls
Proper protection for DIYers and refinishers
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.
Waterfall dresser restyled and revamped. Chalk paint and break away glaze
Not quite sure what is was used for but it already had the charm of a faux fireplace it just needed some tweaking.
Hoosier cabinet revamped and saved from a bonfire!
Wax can also be somewhat sticky, and finger prints can stand out. Dirt can easily adhere to it making it harder to clean. Also, wax is suggested to be reapplied about every year so it is not a low-maintenance option. Wax is used typically more for looks rather than as a durable protectant.
Hands down, the best part of this job for me has been handing over a finished piece to a customer and witnessing their reaction. Knowing that the product of my own creative imagination and elbow grease brings someone else so much joy is one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever experienced. In a perfect […]
Tara and I absolutely love seeing evidence of our passion just about everywhere we go. Being involved personally or professionally in the competition of a trendy market comes with its obvious challenges. However, I believe true passion lies in the raw appreciation of a subject and finding joy in sharing it with others. I was […]