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

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.

Garden Ideas for Kids

If you're a parent or guardian seeking to develop the gardening skills of your child or ward, here are 6 awesome garden ideas for kids you would definitely fall in love with. Building your child's gardening skills comes with a lot of perks and nary a downside. It provides recreation and fun, develops their motor … Continue reading Garden Ideas for Kids

Upcycled Ladder Project Two: Shabby Chic Towel Rack For My She-Shed

I upcycled an old wooden ladder into a trellis last weekend. In that post, I promised you that part of the ladder which I cut down was going to make a second project. This is that project. It's a charming, shabby chic towel rack to keep in my She-Shed.

Upcycled Ladder Project One: Clematis Trellis or Garden Trellis

I was given a worn out, rickety wooden ladder last week by a friend who was clearing out an old barn. She's always entertained by how I transform junk into something usable. Well, she should prepare to be double-amazed because that old ladder is being repurposed into two useful items. Today, I'm sharing Upcycled Ladder … Continue reading Upcycled Ladder Project One: Clematis Trellis or Garden Trellis

Affordable DIY Project: Yard Sale Leftover Turned Into Charming “Welcome” Chair for Under $10

I recently drove past a yard sale that was ending and stopped, only to find a yard sale leftover piece that I thought could be easily turned into a charming "welcome" chair for my foyer. It had a $2 price tag on it.

How to Guide: Re-Cover A Chair Cushion In 10 Easy Steps

You may pass on furniture restoration projects because you don't know how to re-cover a chair cushion. Actually, it's an easy task. In just 10 easy steps, you can have a freshly reupholstered seat for your chair.

From Scrap Heap to Chic: Discarded Kitchen Cart Upcycled Into A Bar Cart

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 upcycle it into a chic bar cart. It's going to work perfectly to serve cocktails, wine, or coffee.