10 Ways To Upcycle An Old Ladder

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

Budgeting For Your DIY Project – When to Save, When to Splurge

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.

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.

Free Printable: DIY Project Planning Sheet free download

I'm sharing with you a free printable jpg: DIY Project Planning Checklist because there's nothing worse than really getting started on a project only to need to put it on hold. Use this free printable project planning sheet to set yourself up for success.

5 Smart Ways To Upcycle An Old Microwave Cart Into A Child’s Toy

You probably have an outdated laminate microwave cart somewhere around your house. Once you learn the basic technique of how to repaint laminate furniture, you can transform your former ugly furniture can become a piece in a child's playroom.