Do you ever wonder how much electronic waste (the fancy name is “e-waste”) your home is producing? If you’re into home and garden trends, you’re probably already recycling the typical household items (plastics, compostable material, etc.). But what about those electronics? Where do they go when you upgrade? While it can be hard to precisely […]
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 […]
I am fascinated with old ladders and want to share 10 ways to upcycle an old ladder with you. Recently, I was given an old, rickety wooden ladder that was going to go to the trash if I couldn’t do something with it. In fact, I created two projects out of this ladder
You can save money when budgeting for your DIY project; learn when to save and when to splurge on materials. A DIY project can really hit you in the wallet…hard. But if you know what you can save money on and where you need to really spend it, you can alleviate some of the financial strain.
Locker up! A DIY guide on how to repaint a locker and inspiration for a locker upcycle project. You will have a unique piece in your home.
After making a wish list and planning for weeks, my she shed is finally done! Completed, it features a workbench at my height, storage, seating for when I want a break from gardening, and…running water!
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!
Transforming a piece or two of furniture is now a hot trend, especially with the things that are wasteful to dispose of, like dressers. One of the best ways is to squeeze those creative juices and unleash your DIY skills to make something new out of this old stuff. Here are some of the ideas that you may want to consider in your next project.
The cutest of container gardens are easy to create with just a little time and imagination. In fact, any vessel or bucket can be turned into a container garden. In my opinion, unexpected containers add charm and a rustic folk-art appeal to your outdoor living space. Whether the container is large or small makes no […]
We refinished a rusted old beach bike and it’s become a planter tto add to my container gardens.