I’m so excited to share my latest repurposed crib rail project. I made a chalkboard menu, perfect for busy families. The chalkboard menu has extra room for notes for the family as well as daily menus.
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….
This repurposed headboard shelf coat rack is a fairly easy project for you to tackle this weekend. If you have a mudroom or a place that you’re in need of hanging hats, coats, or backpacks–this is a great fix. Step by step directions will show you just how to do it yourself.
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.
Easy faux fireplace mantel makeover to inspire you! This electric fireplace was found on the road, sadly unwanted by someone. Little did they know the true beauty this faux fireplace could become with just a little paint and scrap lumber. You’re going to love how easy this project is.
I’ve had this child bench done for a couple of months. It’s a fairly simple toddler sized bench made out of a reclaimed bed. It’s actually the foot board of a bed. Because the bed posts sit closer to the ground, it was perfect for using to make a small bench for a child. A…
How to make floor cabinets or cupboards for home decor display using windows as doors. Great tips on how to add legs to window cabinets to make them into floor cabinets.
How to glaze painted furniture–full of tips I’ve learned along the way. I spent years looking for a way to stop waxing and buffing chalk painted furniture. Now I do it all in one easy step. I love the hint of antiquing the glaze gives to all colors of painted furniture. Red paint, blue, and especially white painted furniture will look beautiful with this Smoked Glaze!
Today’s project is the third in the trilogy of table projects made from that one $7 damaged queen anne coffee table. This project is about the table base getting a new top to replace the damaged top that was on it when I picked it up at the thrift store. Don’t throw out a damaged piece of furniture.
I exceeded my $5 limit on this busted up coffee table, but I ended up getting three projects out of it. I’m sharing project #1 with you today. I think it’s my favorite one of the bunch. I wish I could keep it! I hope you like this reclaimed coffee table made into a hall/entry table.
A FREE vintage sewing desk makes the perfect storage solution and T.V. stand for a small kitchen. Tucked away in a corner the red glazed vintage sewing cabinet doubles as a t.v. stand and a safe place for Lulu Mae’s dog bed. I used my favorite smoked glaze to give this new furniture piece the perfect color RED!
It’s time for this month’s Thrift Store Decor project! I made a luggage rack side table using an old luggage rack I bought years ago and a cabinet door. The luggage rack was a pretty simple makeover, the cabinet door feet became a little more challenging. But I have good tips for you to add feet to make a cabinet door tray.
I’m Julie from follow your heart woodworking and I am so pleased to be able to Guest Post at Gail’s great blog My Repurposed Life. Gail is the queen of repurposing and she was the very first follower I had when I began blogging. I consider her to be a friend, even though we haven’t…
Remember this? I got this e-mail from Rose… Subject: Pics of my twin to your cabinet Isn’t that the funniest thing? I hadn’t checked your blog in a couple days and was so surprised to find the pics of your $8 cabinet. I think it was originally a tv cabinet. Mine also does not have…