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How To Remake And Repurpose Home Decor

Good Morning Guys! Today I’m sharing my Christmas mantel decorations and the ways I remake and repurpose home decor. Also joining in a group tour with my talented friends. Let’s get this show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Petticoat Junktion on Dec 9, 2016

My Best Gift Ever: A Vintage Midwest Corn Crib

I have to admit that when it comes to gift giving, I've got some of the most generous, creative,thoughtful friends and relatives there are.  Over the years, I've been blessed with some amazingly cool gifts but none quite as incredible as the...
by SerendipityRefined on Aug 29, 2016

Build an Easy and Awesome Crate

Free DIY Woodworking Plans for a Plywood Multi-Use Crate Looking for a quick and easy weekend project? I’ve got just...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 26, 2016

7 Ways To Reuse Shower Curtains Rings and Hooks

Are you throwing out all of the hardware that comes with your shower curtain when you replace it with a new one? The hooks and rings used with a shower curtain have q lot of other uses. You just need... Visit my website for full links, other content...
by Find My DIY on Aug 26, 2016

Build a Greek Key Dresser

Free DIY Woodworking Plans to Build a Greek Key Dresser This dresser is so stylish, isn’t it? Very “Hollywood Regency”!
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 23, 2016

How to Make a Travel Farkel Game

My dear friend sent me a game of pocket Farkel recently. I had visited her on summer vacation this summer, and she attempted to teach me to play. I loved the compactness of the pocket game, but was concerned that the plastic zipper bag would not...
by House Revivals on Aug 23, 2016

Repurposed Wooden Planter

Who says you can’t turn an old ice cream maker into a cool rustic wooden planter? In my World’s Longest Yard Sale Adventures I showed you an old ice cream maker that I bought for 50 cents (spoiler alert, there were no adventures). When...
by House of Hawthornes on Aug 22, 2016

Made the best of a rain delay...

....by going to Home Depot to buy PVC drip cap for the new windows.Around noon today the sky was perfectly clear and it was HOT. I puttered around the yard while I was waiting for R to get back from his dentist appointment and with gas for the riding...
by Gear Acres on Aug 20, 2016

Make A Bar From A Dresser

photo by mycreativedays.porch.com Do you have an old dresser you no longer use and are ready to set on the curb? Before you do this, you may want to consider ways that you can repurpose it in... Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
by Find My DIY on Aug 17, 2016

Outdoor Solar Table Lamp

photo by houzz.com Do you know that are a lot of fun and interesting ways to use solar landscape lights that you can find at most home improvement stores? A LED bulb may be perfect to use for a... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Aug 3, 2016

Console Table

It rained on and off all day today so I had to take a quick photo in between rain showers.  We really needed the rain so I can't complain about it raining.I'm going to shorten the rods by 8 inches.  That will give an overhang of glass about...
by Gear Acres on Jul 31, 2016

Easy Shadow Box

Today I’m going to show you how to make an easy shadow box out of an old picture frame and thin plywood. Step by step directions will allow you to make your own in an afternoon.   As I mentioned in episode #2 of my new podcast, Thrift Stor...
by My Repurposed Life on Jul 30, 2016

Build a Kids Sand and Water Table from an Old Sink

 I love seeing old things get new life, and I hate throwing things away that still have life in them or could be reused. (Like when they take a sledgehammer to those dated but still sound cabinets in the home reno shows? Drives me crazy.) So whe...
by Remodelaholic on Jul 29, 2016

Repurposing a Cast Iron Sewing Machine Base

I was beginning to think that I had dreamt that I purchase a cast iron sewing machine base.  I must have made 10 trips through the house and barn looking for it.  I walked through cobwebs and through the barn loft until I thought I would fa...
by Gear Acres on Jul 28, 2016

Vintage Tin Dollhouse Repurposed Into Birdhouse

This is either a post about a vintage tin dollhouse, 1960’s Marx variety.  Or a super cool birdhouse.  Or both. But let’s start at the beginning . . . That green ladder is the one I showed you back in March in my Wooden Ladders As Garde...
by House of Hawthornes on Jul 27, 2016

Shutter Mail Holder

photo by samanthaelizabethblog.com Do you have a hard time keeping track of keys and even pieces of mail at home? Lots of people may use their counter or dining room table for a catchall of... Visit my website for full links, other content, an...
by Find My DIY on Jul 22, 2016

Turn An End Table Into A Drink Station

photo by hometalk.com Do you lack a bar area in your home, but want an awesome way to entertain guests in your home? There are lost of options to consider depending on what you want to do.... Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
by Find My DIY on Jul 21, 2016

Glow In The Dark Bowling

photo by growingajeweledrose.com Do you need something fun for kids to do at night when little light is available? Finding the right types of activities can be difficult depending on what you... Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
by Find My DIY on Jul 10, 2016

DIY Soaker Hose

photo by mennenursery.com Are you looking for a simple way to keep small trees and shrubs watered? Maybe you have a garden to water, but do not want to install an expensive irrigation system.... Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
by Find My DIY on Jul 8, 2016

Make T-Shirt Yarn

photo by repeatcrafterme.com Are you looking for ways to reuse or repurpose fabrics like old t-shirts? Well, there are a lot of ways to use old t-shirts as material for crafts projects instead... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jul 7, 2016


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