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September 12, 2013

Upcycled Painted Planter

Turning your Refuse into an Upcycled Painted Planter

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Are you looking for a cute way to display a plant? Don’t go out and buy a flower pot or dish. Take a look in your “garbage” or “recycling” pile and you are bound to find something you can upcycle and repurpose. For this simple DIY project we rescued an old mason jar and in a few simple steps we created a great painted planter. Continue reading

May 4, 2013

Upcycle Tips: Repurposed Furniture Ideas

Repurposed Furniture Ideas

Repurposed Furniture Ideas

We all have times when we look around our house and think how nice it would be to have a new table or dresser instead of the old one we got second hand. Or maybe you need extra storage in your home and want a new book shelf or china cabinet, but new furniture is so expensive! So instead of spending too much money on pieces of furniture you know your kids are going to scratch and color on why not personalize your own. Take the old furniture you already have or find cheap old pieces at flea markets, yard sales, or I find a lot of mine on the curb waiting for the garbage truck and upcycle it. It is a lot easier and more cost effective then you might think. I am going to walk you through repurposed furniture ideas step by step and I’m sure after your first success you will be seeing potential in all the junk you come across.

Repurposed Furniture Ideas Steps:Continue reading