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Outdoor Cleaning Tips Dirty Carport


I’ve been really busy lately trying to spruce up the outdoors. It all started with replacing my porch posts, and it just keeps going. Today, I have some outdoor cleaning tips for you while I share how I cleaned my dirty carport. I have used the AutoRight car Wash Stick to wash my car, and clean the side of my house.  Recently while I was waiting for some spackling to dry on a project I was walking by the carport and just happened to notice how dirty it had become.  I went right to the … [Read more...]

DIY Hall Tree


I’m excited to show you this sewing machine cabinet repurposed into a DIY hall tree. I’m so happy with how it turned out, and I know you’ll love it too! … [Read more...]

Recent Finds Bowling Green


Recent finds Bowling Green KY, Happy Birthday Jamie! Over the weekend we all gathered in Bowling Green to celebrate Jamie’s birthday. It was a pretty day, sunny and not too hot.  We had a great lunch at Smokey Bones, then we did some thrift shopping.  Somewhere along the way we had dessert at DQ, and I had the best thing ever!  Triple Chocolate Brownie or something like that.  I asked for Dipping chocolate instead of hot fudge and it was the bomb!  … [Read more...]

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Wow, May is almost over, and this weekend is the Memorial Day long weekend.  Where does the time go? I’ve been busy working on the porch and more, plus tinkering with some projects.  The projects below have inspired me, and I hope you find something to pique your interest! … [Read more...]

Replace Porch Posts Paint With Finish Max


My home has zero curb appeal.  That’s okay, because a few years ago it was a –50.  I’m making improvements slowly but surely.  If I had all the time and the money in the world it would definitely be on the very top of my priority list. Who wouldn’t love to smile every time they drive up to their home? I look at magazines and daydream about changes I would like to make.  b.a.b.y.  steps. … [Read more...]

Singer sewing machine into desk,table,vanity


If you don’t like people painting wood, or redoing an antique singer sewing machine, just walk away now. I understand how people feel about such things, but I’m in the business of repurposing furniture.  Today's project will show you how to transform a vintage singer sewing machine into a very versatile makeup vanity, jewelry organizer, desk, or side table. … [Read more...]

Recent Finds Free Weathered Wood


  I’m a dumpster diver by nature.  I mean, I love free stuff that other people deem unworthy of keeping.  I recently heard the noise of a big ole truck in the neighborhood, and went to investigate.  I saw it dropping off a B.I.G. dumpster across the street.  It wasn’t very long before I had to walk over to see just what they may be throwing away. … [Read more...]

Lazy Susan Milk Cap Makeover

antique milk cap

Hello everyone!  My name is Angie and I blog at Knick of Time, and I'm excited to share my first post as a contributor at My Repurposed Life and want to thank Gail for inviting me! Thrift stores and yard sales always have lots of wooden things, like shelves and spice racks that have outdated looks, that can be easily and inexpensively updated.  I picked up an old lazy Susan for just a few bucks that was dinged up and really just needed a fresh coat of paint, but I wanted to give it some … [Read more...]

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Wow, it’s been a fabulous week of weather here in good ole Louisville KY, and I’ve taken full advantage of it getting some projects and some much needed outdoor maintenance done.  I sure hope you have had a productive week. Are you ready to be inspired by some great DIY tutorials?   … [Read more...]

DIY American Flag For Your Garden


I’m one of 12 bloggers doing a Power Tool Challenge, using just one tool.  This round we’re using a DRILL.  That’s it, only a drill.  My DIY American Flag project doesn’t even need to be sawed! … [Read more...]