Dumpster Diving Diaries

How To Paint and Refinish Two Side Tables

How To Paint and Refinish Two Side Tables I have TWO tables to talk about today. Two tables, one found in a Dumpster, the other left for dead in a dirty, dusty barn. I am on a mission to clean out every last piece of dead or nearly dead furniture in my garage. I...

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Repurposed Buffet Free Furniture

Repurposed Buffet Free Furniture That's right.  A Rolling Vintage Buffet I found for Free. The Free Buffet Before Of course, it didn't look like this Vintage Buffet when I picked it up off the curb.  It looked more like this: How I Upcycled an Old Free Buffet Once...

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My Top 5 Junk and Dumpster Dive DIY Projects

My Top Dumpster DIY Projects Welcome to my Top Dumpster Dive DIY Projects.  Hey friends!  If you are new here, welcome 🙂  One of my favorite things to do is Dumpster Dive!  Yes, you read that right.  And when I find some good junk, I love reimagining it,...

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DIY Coat Hooks From Old Fence Boards

How to make DIY Coat Hooks From Old Fence Boards I Love DIY Coat hooks and I love Old Boards. Are you like me and have a love affair with old wood? Do your neighbors think you are slightly off your rocker because you are begging them for their old fence boards? Do...

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Trashy Tuesday How to turn your trash into cash

Big Announcement Happy New Year! Are you the type that makes New Year's Resolutions? I LOVE thinking about all the new things I might accomplish this year. Top of the list is....drumroll please! Turning my trash into cash in a BIG way! I am opening a store!!! Along...

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Top 10 Bookshelf makeovers you can do in a day

Trashy Tuesday Top 10 Bookshelf Upcycles

Trashy Tuesday Top 10 Bookshelf Upcycles Bookshelves are one of my favorite easy upcycles. When I am out on my weekly (sometimes daily) Dumpster cruising, I often find broken, thrown out, old, ugly bookshelves. If the people throwing them out only knew of all the...

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Trashy Tuesday Garage Sale Leftover

Trashy Tuesday Garage Sale Leftovers! Garage Sale Leftovers!  I have decorated much of my house from free Junk and Garage Sale Leftovers are one my favorite ways to get free furniture.  I am also sharing what I got for free from my Junk network and of course, the...

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How to Find Free Furniture – 5 Easy Steps

How to Find Free Furniture - 5 Easy Steps This is an updated version of a post I ran in November 2018.  I am always discovering new ways to find free and adjusting and improving my skills.  Read on if you want to get the best tips on how you can find free...

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