Category Archives: Upcycled & Recycled

Toy To Tray

Check out this classy tray. This is probably one of my favorite transformations ever! In her former life, she was a baby doll changing table: Former Life: New life: Can you believe it? My girls had the whole set for … Continue reading

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Drab to Fab Kitchen Canister Makeover

Remember these ugly kitchen canisters? My husband thought I was crazy for spending any money on something so hideous, but I saw some potential. Here’s the transformation; not too shabby…or maybe a little shabby chic. It’s been a couple of … Continue reading

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Rustic Wood Boxes Made with Reclaimed Wood

I absolutely love these wooden boxes. They are so versatile and they look great with any décor. My favorite part about them is that they are made with reclaimed fence pickets; they have that lovely weathered look – and I … Continue reading

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Decoupage Earrings

I’m so excited about these earrings because I was able to use some more garbage, YAY!! I don’t throw away much, especially if I think I may be able to use it in the future. I’ve been working on cleaning … Continue reading

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Lemonade Stand

Isn’t this the cutest lemonade stand? My girls LOVE it. This is a project from March – we needed a booth for our Girl Scout cookie sales. One afternoon I had an epiphany – rather than making a different booth … Continue reading

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A Bed For Tucker

Tucker is the smallest member of our family. He is some kind of terrier mix (a mutt) that we rescued in 2009. My husband wasn’t excited about a dog (especially a house pet), but we compromised. The Girls and I … Continue reading

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Jute-wrapped bottles

Here’s an upcycled project using bottles or jars and natural jute. You could substitute other forms of rope/yarn. Supplies: Bottles or jars – I used a large Riesling wine bottle (18.5”), a large Arbor Mist wine bottle (13″), and a … Continue reading

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