If you have had a baby in your home, then you know how much of a necessity a crib is. However, that one single piece of furniture only gets a a maximum of a couple of years of use out … Read the rest
The holiday season is quickly approaching and with that usually brings guests to our homes. Do you have enough sleeping room for them? Maybe you just don’t have the extra space to have a bed that rarely gets used. A … Read the rest
Some of us just have this built in reasoning set into our brains that there is absolutely no reason to part with an item just because it’s simply “broken”. The crafter in us knows that there is some other way … Read the rest
Who knew a permanent marker could have so many possibilities? With tips and ideas of things from furniture updates to updating your wardrobe and even home décor, this post is one that has endless potential. See which of these 34 … Read the rest
If you have been looking for an idea to make your own side table, but want something original and out of the box, this is just for you! I am absolutely in love with this beautiful and chic hanging table … Read the rest
Herringbone is a very trendy pattern right now, just as gold is the “in” color to decorate with. What better way to add in a touch of color and pattern than with a beautiful accent table? This amazing DIY project … Read the rest
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Alexis Middleton of Persia Lou was able to give a sad, vinyl-covered kids table a whole new look by replacing the vinyl with a wood top! The chairs were updated with spray paint and hand-stamped fabric as well.
And I … Read the rest
.. the easy way with inspiration from this idea from a few years ago. Now that spring is here, it is time to get out of the house and start actually implementing these ideas to get into the backyard. Get … Read the rest
This is a very thrifty and modern revamp of a side table by Sarah from whiletheysnooze.blogspot.com.
And all it took was some paint! I also love the fact that she has pictures of her kids doing all the hard work … Read the rest
Taking a year to make this repurposed card catalog is surely the longest DIY project in history?
But who cares – when the end result is so useful!
The original card catalog was cut in half and then repurposed, primed … Read the rest
What an awe inspiring transformation – and what a clever way to do it!
Guest posting at kristendukephotography.com, Beth from sawdust and embryos, shows us how she transformed a simple dresser with a coordinated pattern for using as a change … Read the rest
Jenna of SewHappyGeek, reviews the book Contemporary Upholstery by Hannah Stanton and in the process actually converts an old chair to look kindda groovy!
Here is the old chair.
and here is the cool, upholstered one.
Read her full review … Read the rest
WOW. I mean really.. wow. I never in a million years would have thought to turn a pallet into a flip down desk! This is an amazing project and the moment it came through my email I wanted one! Luckily … Read the rest
Repurposing means you have taken something that is no longer useful or desirable in its current state and transformed it into something completely different. Repurposing is actually what we do when we say we are “recycling” in the craft world. … Read the rest