Easy tutorial showing you how to make pretty pushpins out of yard sale vintage jewelry. Have some of granny’s old jewelry? Get it out of storage and keep it out in the open – give it a new purpose by adding thumb tacks. Of course, fine jewelry should never be repurposed this way, just old costume jewelry.
Features this week include a $100 room makeover, decor fashion rules, Hankie hoops, laundry room makeover, and a furniture makeover. There are also 5 yummy treats to tempt you! Which ones will inspire you?
I picked up this mid century hutch at the thrift store a couple of weeks ago for $15! What a steal! BUT-the glass in one of the doors was broken. I had planned to use decorative metal but the pieces I have aren’t large enough. I’d love to get your ideas of what I should do with the doors now that the glass has been removed.
A FREE old chair is the perfect furniture to repurpose. This chair side table is great for outdoors by my drop cloth hammock or porch swing. I gave it a quick whitewash because I didn’t want it to look too new. I did hit a few glitches and had to call in a favor from a neighbor. I still get stumped and challenged on even some easy projects.
It’s time for August’s Power Tool Challenge. This month’s theme is Use Unconventional Materials. I used fabric! Other projects include pipes and more! You’ll love all the new ideas. I love my new DIY Drop Cloth Hammock!
Episode #26 of DIY with MRL is all about Maker 13 maker space in southern Indiana. I will be hosting a special event on August 26, 2017 from 1-4 pm. There will be a free meet and greet, along with a special class to make a stool with ME! Promo code will save you $5 on the class.
Talk of the Town #85 is ready to inspire you with lots of great features and projects from your hosts. I hope you find something that will encourage you to do some DIY this weekend.
A free full length mirror gets a makeover with some rustic picture frame molding. Add some reclaimed wood for the perfect rustic framed full length mirror. The mirror had been in my way for months, happy to have it completed and out of the shop!
I know you’ve already seen the table, but I wanted to share this chair makeover with you and show you that the table not only works as a console or library table, but add a chair–and you have a writing table. The writing table is perfect for a home office or a kitchen nook.
Thrift stores are great places to find gold mirror frames to repurpose and transform into new and functional pieces such as this handy memo cork board. Paint is an amazing way to change up hollywood regency gold mirror frames. Tips on cutting thick cork board, as well as other great thrift store makeovers from the Thrift Stored Decor Challenge team!
Talk of the Town #84 – enjoy great diy features like a sign, a porch makeover, rustic ladders, plus an upcycled light project. Yummy recipes that will make your mouth water!
I’ve put together an great collection of old dresser ideas. You’ll see dressers repurposed, some easy, and more complicated. Some old dressers just need a little tlc, such as paint and stenciling. Be sure to bookmark this collection of 25+ dresser makeovers that are sure to inspire you for your next weekend project.
Anyone who lives in an old house knows that kitchens weren’t exactly built with the space they deserved. The kitchen in my 1960’s cape was no exception. It was charming, yet modest and the cabinet space was severely lacking. Deciding to expand on the kitchen was a no brainer, however reality smacked me and reminded…
How to make your own serving stands from repurposed drawer fronts and scrap spindles. Mindi will show you step by step how easy these serving stands are to make. The serving stands are perfect for small gatherings, parties, and even weddings!
Talk of the Town #83 shares five awesome DIY projects like furniture, a sign, make your own window box PLUS how to age new galvanized buckets. Yummy recipes, like how to make your own delicious Hershey’s Sundae Pie!! A crowd favorite around here….