Upcycled Decor & Accessories

How to Makeover a Curio Cabinet & Small Junk

How to Makeover a Curio Cabinet If you have followed me for a while, or you are new here and have found that I love junk, you would be correct! I have spent years Dumpster Diving and making over all kinds of old stuff. Recently I scored a large haul of small stuff...

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How to Make a New Crate Look Old

Easily Make a New Crate look old with my easy tutorial! Do you love the look of old crates but are shocked at the price of them? I will see some beautiful old Flower Crate, see the price tag, and keep moving. I wish I could find old wood crates in the Dumpsters I...

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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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Drawer Turned Shoe Storage

If your family is anything like mine,  there are always a collection of shoes somewhere near the bottom of the stairs, or the front door.  We have tried several different systems to corral the shoes, but I always disliked the massive shoe pile that would eventually...

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Turn Trashy Books into Treasured Items

Turn Trashy Books into Treasured Items Before I share pictures and this post with you, I have a disclaimer. No literature was harmed in this project. All books that were altered were not only dumpster dive finds but were probably trash for the mind as well.....Not...

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Watching time turn into a mirror

Watching Time Turn Into a Mirror This post was originally posted several years ago, but it's a timeless classic and could easily be done with old clocks from thrift stores, etc. I had this old clock, that I LOVED but the clock was dying a slowwwwww death. The...

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How to Make a Door Chalkboard from a bunch of junk

How to Make a Door Chalkboard from a bunch of Junk (This post was originally written in 2012, but the instructions remain the same, paint brand has changed) Do you remember this thing I pulled out of le garbage? My client had texted me the night before I found...

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Trashy Tuesday Repurposed Drawers in Somerset Home

Trashy Tuesday Repurposed Drawers  in Somerset Home Hey Redouxers!  I have THREE projects that were featured in the Fall issue of Somerset Home Magazine!  And guess what!? I forgot they were going to use them..... So ME!  I received a "complimentary" copy in the...

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