Dumpster Diving Diaries

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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Trashy Tuesday my 10 Best Furniture Upcycles

Trashy Tuesday my 10 best Furniture Upcycles Happy Spring friends!  It's time to do some Spring Cleaning with all that Junk in your Garage!  Or maybe I should say all that junk in MY garage :() Is the warm weather inspiring you to do some purging, painting and...

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Trashy Tuesday – House of Junk

Trashy Tuesday - House of Junk Is your house literally full of junk?  Mine is, in a roundabout way.  If you are new here, take a look at my junk makeovers.  About 90% of the furniture in my house is upcycled, JUNK.  Exhibit A.  My Bench Made Entirely of Junk...

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