waterfall dresser (chest of drawers)


I must warn you that if you don’t like painted waterfall dresser furniture, maybe you should click my side bar image titled 250+ Repurposed Projects and skip this post. This waterfall dresser (chest of drawers)  was headed to the dumpster when I saved it.  Not only headed FOR the dumpster, but the owner was about to beat it up and break it apart so it would take up less room in said dumpster. … [Read more...]


Recent Finds (Christmas in July)


We have been really lucky to have enjoyed some cooler temps in July in between major heat waves.  Last week my plumber called me and told me his friend had dropped off some fence to be burned.   whoa!  lucky me!   It just so happened that the next day was one of those gifted cool days. … [Read more...]


Chevron Decor Ideas on Hometalk


I have been a member of Hometalk for 2.5 years now.  If you’re not familiar with Hometalk, you really should see what it’s all about. When I googled “what is Hometalk”, this is what came up.   I love the fact that if you have a question about gardening or DIY, it’s answered by the community of experts giving you the power of information. Hometalk recently asked me if I would curate a clip board of Chevron Decor Ideas.  I did a search on Hometalk and found many great … [Read more...]


NotWallpaper.com giveaway 5 winners


  Wow!  It’s been a crazy week of great giveaways!   Blogapalooza 2014 is winding down.  Today’s giveaway is from NotWallpaper.com.   Isn’t that clever?   It’s not wallpaper, it’s paint, well, paint rollers to be exact! … [Read more...]


Minwax Wood Finishing Cloths (5 winners)


This afternoon we have a great giveaway from Minwax.  I am such a huge fan of all of the Minwax products.  I reach for them whenever I’m in the shop needing to stain, seal, or protect.   Have you seen the easy to use Minwax Wood Finishing Cloths?   I most recently used them in Walnut to refresh the wood on my wind chime that I restrung.   It dries in one hour and cleans up with soap and water. … [Read more...]


Giani Granite Giveaway 5 winners


On we go with another great giveaway from Giani Granite!   Yes, 5 winners will be choosing their own kit to paint their kitchen countertops.  I painted my countertops almost three years ago, and I am still so happy I did it. I was nervous about doing it, but I followed all the directions and it’s held up so well. Giani Mineral colors. Clockwise from top left:  Chocolate Brown,  Sicilian Sand, Diamond White, and Bombay Black You can see that each style comes with 4 colors for priming, … [Read more...]


Krylon Spray Paint and More giveaway


woohoo!  I have a fun giveaway from my friends at Krylon!   There will be FIVE winners, two of which will be a 6 pack of  paint, with the other 3 being grab bags of Krylon goodies (umbrella, shirt, jacket). … [Read more...]


Ryobi One+ Kit Combo Giveaway


This morning’s giveaway is perfect for those just starting out with DIY or even a great addition to those who already have an arsenal of tools.  Heck, I would LOVE to have this myself.  Who couldn’t use another drill, and I don’t have a Ryobi one+ circular saw from. … [Read more...]


Trashy Crafter Giveaway


Last week in a post titled Trashy Crafter Recycled Book Bead Bracelets,  I introduced you to Kim from Trashy Crafter.  She’s a wiz at turning old, unwanted books into rolled beads that make great looking bracelets.  Not only does she repurpose books, but the filler beads come from thrift store jewelry, making her pieces unique and one of a kind. … [Read more...]


Homeright Finish Max Giveaway (5 winners)


Continuing on with our theme, Homeright is offering 5 winners their very own Finish Max Paint Sprayer.  You all know how much I love my Homeright paint sprayers.  There is no quicker better way to get a fine finish on your furniture pieces.  They are especially helpful for spindles on chairs and or beds.  SO easy, and the finish is absolutely unbelievable. … [Read more...]


Purdy Paint Kit Giveaway (5 winners)


      Paint like a pro with this Purdy Premium Paint Kit. Great for interior painting and exterior staining this will give any project all the tools necessary for the perfect finish. … [Read more...]


Kreg Jig Giveaway


You are soooo lucky!  Today’s giveaway is from Kreg Jig Tool Company and they are generously giving away FIVE prizes.  If you’re a regular around here, you know I use my Kreg Jigs for nearly every project I build. If you’re looking for great ideas, you can find tons of projects in the Kreg Owner’s Community. … [Read more...]


Gorilla Glue Giveaway


This Giveaway has ended   Today’s giveaway is one that I look forward to every year!   My friends at Gorilla Glue are offering up FIVE Gorilla Glue prize packs, plus each winner will get a box of their new (and fabulous) Self Standing Bags.   (actual prizes may vary from those shown) … [Read more...]


$25 Gift Card Giveaway


THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED It’s that time of year again!   My Repurposed Life turns 5 this week.  It’s so hard to believe that I’ve been doing this for so long.  In honor of turning five, I’ve gotten most of the brands to give away 5 prizes.  The giveaways start today with yours truly giving away to five lucky winners a  $25.00 gift card. … [Read more...]


Trashy Crafter Recycled Book Bead Bracelets


Books are magical, they give you the ability to go on a jungle safari one minute and a deep sea dive with mermaids the next, but what happens when books have gotten lots of love from years of use? The pages get creased, dog-eared and ripped, they bend or even start to fall off. That’s where my Mom Helen and I come in, and this is where the story of Trashy Crafter begins. … [Read more...]