Up Cycled Containers

In  the last year or two I have learned something about myself. I love bins… Wood, metal, wire, new or old. My parents let me barrow the one above, an old Pepsi crate that is divided up to separate soda bottles. I  plopped in a couple of glass jars and now use it to organize…

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Wood Trellis Clip Board w/ Wire Accent

The garden center in the spring time is one of my favorite places to go. The outdoor bird feeders, planters and live plants bring hope for warm weather and some fun outdoor living. I like to wonder the isles looking for items to use in unique ways.Today I am sharing how I made this simple…

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Upcycle a Baby Crib

Do you have a baby crib hanging around from the days of “no sleep”? Well, we had two! For some reason I couldn’t get rid of one of them – maybe I was holding onto it for sentimental reasons even though neither of our kids really used them much. (we were those parents that slept…

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Up-cycle 80’s Style Scalloped Wood

Do you go to yard sales, Goodwill stores or flea markets? If so, you probably see old fashioned shelving or boxes with scalloped edges or even heart cut outs on the trim. If they’re solid wood, I snag them up and rip the “frill-y” parts off with my table saw. (I didn’t take a before…

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Mismatch Wall Hooks for the Foyer

All our jackets and bags need a new home. Expecting the boys to hang up their coats with a hanger in a closet is a little unrealistic here at our house (I feel like I have said that in a post before). Using only two pieces of wood and all the hooks I could find,…

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