Tag: upcycle

Blue bedroom makeover detail

DIY Ideas: Makeover Your Room

Everyone loves a good makeover. We do, too, which is why we’ve reimagined every room in our house plus those of friends and relatives. No matter what space…

Canning Peaches

Easy DIY Ideas: The Mighty Mason Jar

You just can’t beat the all-around usefulness and charm of the simple and humble Mason jar. Developed for home canning and pickling, they’re easy-to-find, affordable (expect to pay $2-3 for…

Pallet bar set up for a party

DIY Garden Ideas: Make a Pallet Bar

Shipping pallets serve as free framing materials for an eye-catching watering hole. See how simple and affordable it is to create a party-worthy outdoor pallet bar.   The…

Screen Porch dining area

Outdoor Living: A 3-Season Porch Makeover

Like others in its 1970s suburban neighborhood, this home featured a tacked-on, three-season porch that was uninviting and underused. We quickly transformed the space by repurposing furnishings and updating materials, all wrapped…

Painted pallet coffee table

DIY Garden Ideas: Make a Coffee Table with Pallets

Give your home or garden an additional layer of rustic charm with an easy table project made from salvaged pallets.   So you’re inspired to make something for…

Bar Cart Overall

Easy DIY Ideas: IKEA Bar Cart Hack

Get ready to entertain in style with this simple makeover. An easy facelift and some clever accents and you’ve got a drinks station that will grace dining room,…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: Thrift Store Artwork

Make your own artwork by refinishing and hanging old frames and filling them with whatever grabs your fancy. Multiples in paintings provide punch. Take the same approach with…

Frames-in-frames

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: Thrift Store Gallery Wall

Give old frames new life. This entire wall of art was created for under $50, including the paint! Shop for interesting picture frames at yard sales, flea markets,…

Simple Storage Solutions: The Dining Room

With a fresh finish and simple inserts, you can turn an underused piece of furniture into a practical and hardworking solution for optimal storage.   Before the transformation,…

A Creative Country-Style Home Makeover in Missouri

Do-it-yourselfers Rob and Ginger Withers remodel a tiny ranch home to suit their country cottage decorating preferences. Chalkboard paint converts a plywood panel mounted on a shed into…