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Two Free Dumpster Tables that Got an Easy Makeover Recently my husband and I became empty-nesters! This has left us with some empty bedrooms. And plenty of space to have a dedicated guest room! We invited out-of-town friends (last-minute ask) to stay with us recently when they were in town for a wedding. Dilemma…I did […]

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 you drive […]

Top 10 Bookshelf makeovers you can do in a day

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 amazing upcycles you could do with an old bookshelf…well, they […]

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 Dumpster! It’s been a while since I […]

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 furniture! If […]

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 upcycling?   It is me, (even though as […]

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 complete with Shoe Storage from […]

Top Ten Junk Makeovers

My Top Ten Favorite Junk Makeovers from my years as a Dumpster Diver, Furniture Makeover artist. Showing you how you can turn old, ugly and free into amazing and gorgeous

The Best Way To Find Free Furniture If I were a super hero, and had only one super power, it would be to make good free furniture appear and come home with me.  Check out my post and you can become a Free Furniture Super Hero too!  I am not a super hero, just an […]

Trashy Tuesday A Garage Full of Free Furniture  It happened on a Saturday, when I had JUST cleaned out my garage and was just going about my day….Phone call from a friend who is moving!  They needed all their junk out, and they needed it done that day. AND they happen to have bought a […]

Happy Trashy Tuesday!   You won’t believe what I found this past week!  The coolest Dumpster Dive Free Upholstered Chair!  If you are a regular here, you know how much I love FREE FURNITURE.  And you know how hard it is for me to pass on some good Free Furniture. I have been exercising a bit […]

How to Make a Bench From a Dumpster Console Welcome to Trashy Tuesday!  You know I can’t resist a good Dumpster Furniture Makeover.  One of my favorite things to make from Broken Furniture is a Bench. Imagine if you will, you are out on a Saturday running errands and decide to take a usual detour […]