How to Make Jewelry From Flattened Pennies

This post has been a long time coming. At this point, I can't even recall what inspired me to smash pennies and turn them into jewelry, but something did and here we are. I will walk you through the interesting, not entirely legal process I used. Please note that in no way am I encouraging anyone to … [Read more...]

More Than 50 DIY Projects to Make From Old Chairs

If you are planning to ditch that broken or mismatched random chair, I'm here to change your mind. Don't do it! You won't regret hoarding chairs and broken chair parts once you browse our collection of over 50 super sweet things you can make from them. Be ready to have your mind … [Read more...]

Over 50 Things to Make Using Upcycled Dishes

Are you purging your belongings in the spirit of spring cleaning, or decluttering in general? Well, don't throw those old mismatched, outdated dishes in the "donate pile just yet! Plates, cups, bowls and pans of all sorts can be repurposed into one-of-a-kind DIY home decor pieces that you can … [Read more...]

50 Plus Clothespin Crafts To Make

[pinit][pinit] How have we gone this long without sharing a collection of clothespin crafts? It is a mystery.  Whether you have the one piece wooden peg, or the two piece wood or plastic version held together with a spring, you can use these simple laundry inventions to make some cool stuff.  From … [Read more...]

Upcycle a Rusty Grate Into a DIY Photo Display

[pinit][pinit] Today I am happy to share with you this rustic, quick & easy upcycle to display your favorite Instagram photos - all while saving a rusty old grate from a tragic dumpster demise!  This particular grate is from an fire pit that is no longer.  I just couldn't part with it.  Round … [Read more...]

Easy Dollar Store Craft – Rosette Framed Dry Erase Board

[pinit] [pinit] Last week I showed you a wreath and bouquet made from these pretty Dollar Tree rose soaps.  You get 9 in a package, and at the store where I live the packs are 2 for $1!  I am having a blast gluing these soaps to various things.  Today I will show you how I made this rosette framed … [Read more...]

DIY Cardboard Loom and Woven Bracelet Video

Today I am sharing with you a loom woven bracelet video tutorial.  I mentioned it in my Dollar Store Wrapped Bangle Bracelet Tutorial since I was on a mason line bracelet kick.   In the video you will see how to make the loom from a piece of cardboard (yay!! - recycled craft project) and how to use … [Read more...]

Upcycle a Suitcase into a Table

This project is one of my favorites so far.  It was free, fast, and the outcome is super cool.  The suitcase was given to me by a friend, the table a curbside find.  Check out how I combined them in a repurpose taking less than 20 minutes. SUPPLIES Old Suitcase Table with surface area that fits … [Read more...]