Upcycle A Used Jar Candle Into Two Items (and how to remove the candle wax safely)

When you burn a jar candle down to nothing, don't toss it! You can upcycle a used jar candle into two useful items in just a few minutes. I burn candles all the time. I love the warm glow and the delicate fragrant scent. As most of you know, I'm a thrifty DIY'er. But candles are a luxury that I don't mind spending my hard-earned cash on.

Empty Wood Spool Upcycled Into A Seasonally Decorated Side Table

I recently had an idea on how to fill an empty corner of my office without spending a dime. This involved an empty wood spool upcycled into a seasonally decorated side table. The spool I had in mind was a smaller spool, and it was just sitting in a warehouse waiting to be hauled to the dumpster. Of course, my upcycling senses kicked in! How could I let such a useful object be hauled off?

DIY Projects That Will Enhance Your Bedroom

Engage in amazing┬áDIY projects for your bedroom this weekend because it totally┬ádeserves a makeover. You might not really think much about it, but your bedroom is your safe haven; it's like your place of refreshing when the world takes its toll on you. For me, it's where I go to to regroup whenever I'm out … Continue reading DIY Projects That Will Enhance Your Bedroom

DIY Projects You Should Teach Your Teen

In our world today, no two words have ever been more opposite than "DIY Projects" and "Teenagers". I mean, let's face it, why would a teen want to get down and dirty in the backyard when there are lots of cool stuff online to check out, friends to chat with on social media, and amazing … Continue reading DIY Projects You Should Teach Your Teen

9 Stylish DIY Pet Beds for Your Dog or Cat

Purchasing comfy and elegant beds for your pets can be quite expensive, and totally not worth it if Mr. Fluffy decides he doesn't like it. Let's be honest, pets can be very picky and fussy. Instead of shelling out some major cash to keep Oscar in comfort, why don't you spend time this coming weekend … Continue reading 9 Stylish DIY Pet Beds for Your Dog or Cat

6 Ways to Upcycle an Old Chair

Continuing with our upcycling trend, we'd be looking at 6 ways to upcycle an old chair. For those of us who are still not sure of the difference between recycling and upcycling, we had a post solely focused on that last week. Do check it out. It's fun and educating! Upcycling simply means transforming or … Continue reading 6 Ways to Upcycle an Old Chair

How To Upcycle A Broken Chair Into A Planter

I've long been wanting to upcycle a broken chair into a planter for my yard. I have one particularly bare spot in my front flower bed that needed a good bit of color. Unfortunately, it gets full sun, during the hottest part of the day and nothing seems to thrive in this spot.

Upcycled vs Recycled

The upcycled vs recycled debate is a long and ongoing one. Staunch supporters of each feel one is more beneficial to the environment than the other. If you love debates and are at the moment, rubbing your hands in glee at an opportunity to contribute your own quota to this controversial topic, err....sorry to disappoint … Continue reading Upcycled vs Recycled

Mere Mirror On The Wall? I Think Not! How To Refinish A Vintage Mirror

Mere mirror on the wall? I think not! Today I will show you how to refinish a vintage mirror properly. This ensures that it comes out without getting paint on the mirror or breaking the glass. It's a quick, fun, and easy project.

DIY How To Upcycle A Picture Frame Into An Earring Rack

I have seen this project on many sites but never could find a step by step DIY how to upcycle a picture frame into an earring holder tutorial. I searched for directions, but couldn't find them. I took matters into my own hands. I found an old frame, headed out to my shop, and figured it out, taking a few photos along the way.