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 […]
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.
If you haven’t yet heard, The UpCycle Girls has decided to team up with The Rustic Orchid in Mukwonago to teach furniture painting classes! We were so drawn to Amanda’s studio originally, at an old building with a fun and inspiring atmosphere. And then after meeting Amanda, we knew that it would be a great […]
Meet the other half of The Upcycle Girls
Just got the perfect piece of furniture but how do you remove the smell from it? Follow these steps to get rid of the smell.
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 […]
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!
Hello friends and followers. Here I am again with my insight on wax. I keep seeing a huge movement towards using wax as a top coat. My guess is because some paint manufactures say you don’t need to top coat their paint. So waxing has become the alternative to achieve a sheen, or desired look. […]
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. […]
This winter, my husband and I decided to enjoy a nice overnight stay-cation in Milwaukee at a swanky historical hotel that we had received a gift certificate for. Not only did we have a great time, but I was on Cloud 9 with the decor. Even when I peel myself away from my work, it’s […]