I’m doing a guest post today for Allison @ A Glimpse Inside. She’s taking some time off for maternity leave. Here’s a sneak peek of the project I’m sharing over at her place. Allison has a great blog, and she’s been having tons of guest bloggers….
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This tutorial uses reclaimed wood to make a custom rustic shutter cabinet. The reclaimed wood is the same size as 1×6 pine boards that you can buy at your local hardware store. I’ll show you how to frame out the front facing, and build the cabinet to your size. No project is without a few kinks, I would love for you to click over to see the ins and outs of this project.
Tips for turning an old singer sewing machine base into a table for your sofa or hallway. Spray paint was used for the base and reclaimed wood was used for the table top. Lots of tips for you to DIY.
I’ve put together a collection of 22 inspiring rustic Fall projects for you! Home decor projects, outdoor and porch projects for fall. Many projects are very frugal being from the dollar store or your local thrift store. Lastly, of course there are reclaimed wood projects for fall.
Using reclaimed wood from a pallet and metal rods from old cribs, I made some DIY beverage holders with score pegs for backyard lawn games. The beverage holders are roomy enough to hold drinks, phones and more.
I love making projects using reclaimed wood. A lot of people use barn wood and pallet wood, but my go-to is weathered fence wood. This easy coffee sign with hooks to hold coffee cups is perfect for displaying in a kitchen coffee station area. I stenciled the word COFFEE on the fence boards and then framed them. To see more details and tips, hop over.
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 have an easy project to share with you today! I love using reclaimed wood for outdoor projects. Sometimes I just make stuff up as I go along, and learn better ways to do things, that is the case with this project. The next rustic ladder plant display I make will be a little different.
How to make an outdoor coffee table using a repurposed fire pit. Pallet boards were the perfect addition to this metal frame to make this bright and colorful coffee table/ottoman for my backyard.
So many planter ideas to inspire you for Spring and Summer planting! Are you ready for Spring and getting your flowers planted in fun and unique planters? Build your own, or find something around your home to repurpose into that perfect planter to use as a conversation piece.
We’re back with another great edition of Talk of the Town! We so appreciate you sharing your DIY ideas and recipes with us each week. You all inspire us with your imagination and creativity.
I’m revisiting an old project with new photos and directions, adding what I would do differently if I were to build it today. I’ve learned a lot over the last 10 years! I’m sharing a repurposed door bookshelf from the archives.
It’s here! You found our weekly Talk of the Town party. Always great features to inspire you to make, bake or DIY. What is your favorite feature this week?
This newly rehabbed rustic side table was found on the side of the road. My neighbor brought it to me and of course, I couldn’t turn down a free project! After a little paint and stained pallet boards the table is finished!
This easy picket fence coat rack is something a novice can do by following my simple instructions. Minimal tools are needed for this project, you could even use a handsaw if that’s all you have. Of course a jigsaw would work and a miter saw would be so easy peasy!
I have put together the best collection of fun & frugal pet projects for you to copy. Tutorials included for everything. Some projects are so easy, you could complete them in just an hour or so. Projects for cats & dogs. What will YOU make?
Oh, you will love this outdoor DIY buffet for grilling. Not a fan of outdoor grilling? That’s okay because this would also make an awesome potting table. Made with all reclaimed lumber and windows, this outdoor buffet comes in under budget for sure!
Fun projects and recipes this week for out features. Maybe you can find something to make for Valentine’s day. I can’t wait to see what is share this week. As Valentine’s day approaches, I think there will be a lot more holiday projects.
I’m taking a look back on my favorite upcycled projects and Home Reno DIY ideas from last year. Choosing only one a month was really difficult. There are a couple of home reno DIY projects, plus a few crafts thrown in. I hope you find something to inspire you to DIY in the new year….
Good lighting is important to me. As I get older, reading, crafting and playing games is much easier on my eyes when my home is well lit. In dim lighting situations it’s more difficult to see. I’m sharing tips and tricks for making the best of your indoor and outdoor lighting with Cree light bulbs.
Keeping kids organized can be quit challenging, and expensive! These repurposed furniture items will not only keep the kids organized, they won’t break the bank. Many items are easily found from family, friends, or maybe even in your own attic or basement.
This month’s Power Tool Challenge was to make a sign. I’ve made a lot of signs, so I thought it would be fun to make a pumpkin sign greeting Fall with the words “hello Fall”. The rustic pumpkin is made out of pallet boards. I love the way it turned out and I hope you do to. Maybe it will inspire you to make your own pumpkin sign. If not, maybe one of the other great signs will inspire you!
After the deck demolition at my daughter’s house, we had a huge pile of yummylicious weathered blue wood leftover, and I couldn’t bare to see it go to waste. Solution? Make simple benches for the NEW deck! It’s tough to get this weathered paint look.
After using an ugly green messed up nightstand for storage in the garage for years, I was about to throw it out. BUT! I posted it on Facebook and most people said keep it. I’m so glad I did. Look at it now. After a little TLC, paint and adding a window (door) I love it! I’ll show you just how it all came about in this article.
Welcome to My Repurposed Life-The best place to learn how to repurpose furniture, turning trash into treasure! This START HERE page will give you just what you need to know about My Repurposed Life. Click PLAY on the video below to get a quick introduction . . . Now that you have a…
Talk of the Town #121 is up and ready to inspire you to diy something this weekend. Hope you love all of this week’s features.
Fun Spring projects and recipes are featured in this week’s Talk of the Town! Great stuff for you to make or bake. What’s your favorite?
I love reclaimed wood projects. Mostly I use weathered fencing, but I recently got some great blue pallet wood. So for this month’s power tool challenge I decided to make a printable pallet frame. It’s a fun printable that my friend Jocie made for me. I have never really posted a printable on this site,…
I’m so excited to share my latest Christmas project with you. I made a Christmas Tree Stand Box to hide the trunk of your tree–a great alternative to using a tree skirt. My friend Kim inspired me. Hop over to see how my Christmas box folds flat for storage. Be sure to visit Kim to see how she made her scrap wood crate!
I have a great Coffee Table Bench with Easy Button Tufted Upholstery You Will Want to Try soon! Have you ever done button tufting with screws instead of drilling holes? It’s so easy and it looks great. This simple project took over a year to complete because I didn’t really like the way the project was going while trying to keep it as a table.
I’ve been wanting to make a ONE pallet project. This month’s Power Tool Challenge was the perfect opportunity to do so. I made an easy potting table out of a wooden pallet I got from a neighbor. This is a fairly easy project with minimal cuts.
How to display vacation photos is not something I usually think about. Many times I do a photo book upon returning, but while visiting Cape Cod with my daughter Jamie, I collected sand, rocks and shells. I wanted to display these along with a favorite photo in a shadow box that fits with my decor. I’ll show you how I made a rustic shadow box using an IKEA ribba shadow box.
The Power Tool Challenge Team is back this month with fabulous, creative weekend garden projects to inspire you. Some are similar and a few are very different, but all are very creative. Be sure to hop over to see all the details on the blog.
Talk of the Town #77 features a fun table made from a drawer, a jewelry display, bar stool makeover, reclaimed bench, and how to make bottle cap magnets. Our featured blogger is Quinn from Dad, What’s 4 Dinner. I hope you find something to inspire you to do a project this weekend.
Talk of the Town #75. Painting fabric, Bean Wall Art, Outdoor Side Table, Embroidery Hoop Terrarium, and a Farmhouse Flower Vase . Our featured blogger is Tricia from Simplicity in the South. Which feature do you think I chose?
Talk of the Town 74 is live! I love all the features this week, well-maybe not the recipe because I don’t cook. But all the DIY projects could easily be my pick. Which is your favorite feature?
Talk of the Town #72. Hop over to see your favorite project from the hosts and the features.
Talk of the Town #69 is live! See what the hosts have been up to, and be inspired with great ideas and projects. The featured blogger is Angie from Ambient Wares. Other features include a farmhouse bedroom, repurposed drawer and how to style a bathroom on a budget! check it out!!
How to make a rustic garden table perfect for potting, entertaining and more. Step by step tutorial using reclaimed fence boards. Weekend project for you to make. Check it out!
Mindi does it again! She made this cute spindle crate out of reclaimed bits and pieces and scrap wood. No surprise–she painted it blue! Lots of tips and ideas on this very handy crate.