Your favorite Repurposed and DIY projects from 2020. Projects from My Repurposed Life and friends will inspire you to do some DIY. Please let me know YOUR favorite and what you would love to see more of in the coming year!
I’m so excited to share this with you today! An easy project-how to make ornaments out of happy meal toys or your child’s favorite action figures. Step by step directions to make your own today!
How to make pretty, colorful glittered pine cones for your home decor. Lots of tips and tidbits to make this an easy afternoon project. Which is your favorite color?
How to turn a perpetual calendar into a countdown to Christmas project. An easy project that the kids could even help with. Bonus–it holds candy canes!
How to make scrap wood Christmas ornaments to give as gifts. Tips on where to find the wood, how to stain. Ways to stencil and hang them.
Spindle ornaments out of repurposed chess pieces? YES! I have had these old wooden chess pieces for probably 10 years or more. If you’re a regular around here, you know I love spindle projects. Repurposed Chess Pieces That’s right, these guys have been waiting around for their perfect repurpose into spindle ornaments. I was going…
This easy thrift store baroque mirror frame project is for anyone with a glue gun! Add some cork, batting and fabric, and you’re done! Plus, it’s thrift store decor team day! Check out all the projects from my friends.
How to decorate flour sack towels for your home decor. Stop shopping for them, and DIY it! Step by step directions will leave you loving these cute towels. Even an alternative way of hand decorating flour sack towels.
How to prep and paint acorns from your yard. Step by step details on drying, baking, painting and sealing. A great Fall decor project.
Last week when I was digging through my baskets for the thrift store basket with leather belt, I remembered this great idea for a cute washi tape basket idea from my friend Jeanie at Create & Babble. She left her basket au natural, but I decided to paint my basket. After spray painting the last…
I have an easy craft project to share with you! How to decoupage a watering can using pretty floral napkins. This easy craft can be done in just a couple of hours. Do more than one to make a set. Great for displaying cut flowers indoors.
Do you ever have craft nights with the girls? It doesn’t happen much around here, but I recently got together with some friends to make mason jar luminaries. My friend Regina actually bought all the supplies to make this easy mason jar project as Christmas presents, but as life would have it, things got too…
Because it’s the second Wednesday of the month, I have a fun thrift store decor challenge project. Do you remember when I used the hydrangea napkins on a basket last year? I have plenty of napkins leftover, so I used them on a vintage sewing drawer. Be sure to check out all the other projects from my friends.
This month’s Thrift Store Decor project is a farmhouse perpetual calendar makeover. Using Chalk Couture transfers really makes this calendar so charming. If you’re handy enough to paint go for it! Tips for painting with homemade chalk paint and tips for distressing the already painted numbers and pegs.
This easy Dollar Tree project is perfect for your mantel or centerpiece for your table. Yes, paint a Dollar Tree Christmas village and use natural elements for a quick and easy project.
Step by step directions on how to decoupage a thrift store basket with hydrangea beverage napkins. I’m not sure why I waited so long to do this project. I have a lot of napkins left over, what should I do next?
It’s time for our Thrift Store Decor Team monthly project! I’m so happy with how my trinket box turned out. It’s really larger than it looks in the pictures. I haven’t quite figured out what I’m going to do with it. The thing would hold all of my remotes, but it would take up too much room on my coffee table. What would YOU do with it?
Easy step by step directions on how to make Christmas decor using aluminum cake pans and a cookie sheet. Sweet peppermint decor and a chalkboard. It can be used as a menu board, or a welcome sign for the front porch.
How to make a tall outdoor We Are Thankful sign out of reclaimed lumber. This is an easy afternoon project that will make you smile every time you see it. It’s the perfect reminder that we should be thankful for what we have.
Yay! It’s time for the Dollar Store Design Squad! Fun Fall projects made from dollar store items. Those foam pumpkins seem to be a favorite, what have you done with them?
I’m showing you how to do a reverse canvas technique. The reverse canvas uses a regular canvas and it’s frame but totally changes up the look. Easy video tutorial included.
It’s time for our Dollar Store Design Squad projects. This month we’re inviting you to share your projects with all of our readers. If you’ve made a great home decor project using items from a dollar store, please share it. I made a patriotic clothespin wreath for about $5.00.
How to make a Sorry game board box to hold trinkets, treasures or gifts! Step by step tutorial will show you just how to cut, score and fold all the lines to get your game board box to the perfect size.
I love Dollar Store projects, don’t you? I made some Hot Air Balloon decorations from Chinese Lanterns, Candy Cups and Ribbon from the Dollar Tree! I made several to use at a shower celebration, the more you make the cheaper they are per item. Details on the blog!
I have TEN clever projects that you can make this weekend using items from the dollar store! Most of these craft and home decor projects can be made for less than $5 each. What will YOU make?
Easy projects? Yep, I have them. I could have cut out my own, but I got a really good deal on pre-cut letters, so why? Decoupage letters like these cost over $20 on Etsy. I needed FIVE letters, so that meant it was time to DIY it! I’m sharing tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years so you can make your own decoupage name letters for your little one.
Spring Project ideas using thrift store items! Maybe you have some of these items at home already. Easy outdoor projects. Easy Home Decor projects to make this weekend.
It’s time for the Thrift Store Decor Challenge! I repurposed a cheese cloche glass dome into a butterfly display project. Small butterflies from the dollar store along with a $1 cheese tray makes this project a fun and easy Spring project.
I’m sharing a friend’s project today. It’s a beautiful felted sweater Christmas Stocking! Anita did a beautiful job on this thrift store sweater stocking. Wouldn’t this make a sweet gift?
Have you heard of a Cling Décor Stamp? I had no idea they existed until I accidentally found Iron Orchid Designs Periscopes and was instantly giddy about their products. *Amazon Affiliate Links included in this post* Let me tell you a little bit about my new friends—Sally and Josie, two sisters who are fabulously creative…
I’m sure you know I blogged about the wonderful new line of Martha Stewart paints, tools and stencils. Did you know there were a LOT of other bloggers doing the same? Check out the projects below. Clicking on the picture will take you to the post featured, whereas clicking on the blog name will take…
Look at these wonderful pictures! This one was taken with the light held toward the front. Light held on the right side (casting a shadow on the left) Light held directly overhead Light held on the left side (casting a shadow on the right) Light held toward the front of the box. Light held…