A few weeks ago, I found a vintage 1950s kitchen utility cart in the scrap metal pile at our county trash drop off point. I decided to "rescue" it and turn a DIY upcycle into a chic bar cart. It's going to work perfectly to serve cocktails, wine, or coffee. My patio area is covered to keep it out of the weather, but it's rather small. I'm always looking for multi-use pieces … [Read more...] about From Scrap Heap to Chic: Discarded Kitchen Cart Upcycled Into A Bar Cart
So the upcycling trend is on the rise. Everyone is upcycling everything. Old dressers are being converted into gardening containers, emptied wine bottles are being used as antique table lamps, antique school desks are being transformed into charming end tables, and the list goes on..... A very popular upcycling idea is the transformation of several old and discarded items … [Read more...] about Upcycle Your Old Headboard Today!
Some weeks ago, I published a post on how to maximize the space in your small studio apartment. Out of the several ideas and suggestions offered, most readers would have noticed my fondness for the multi-purpose furniture. I do love them! Why? Well, what's not to love? They help you conserve space by performing the purpose of two separate furniture and they look chic and … [Read more...] about 7 Must-Have Multi-Purpose Furnishing Ideas for Small Apartments
Before my college days, I had always dreamed of having my own space. No frowning parent ordering me to arrange my room and other such tiring tasks. When I finally got into college, I could practically taste freedom. I was able to rent a studio apartment, and yes it was tiny, but it was all mine! However, it didn’t take long for me to realize that the tiny nature of the … [Read more...] about 5 Useful Ways to Maximize Space in Your Studio Apartment
At some point, you've probably wondered if you can/how to refinish laminate furniture. Yes, indeed, it can be done. In fact, it's quite easy to do! Along the way, I think most of us have picked up a cheap piece or two of laminate furniture. You know, the kind with the fake wood or the matte white finish. It usually lasts a few months or a couple of years. Then it gets … [Read more...] about How To Refinish Laminate Furniture in 4 Easy Steps