Cheese Cloche Upcycled Into Mini Pumpkin Patch

There are certain things that I always find at thrift stores.  Nearly every time I go, I find a cheese cloche or dome tray. What do you call them? After pondering what to do with one I found several months ago, I finally knew what I would do with it. A centerpiece for fall or winter. And I set out to do just that!

Small Side Table Upcyled In Black and White Buffalo Check

Small Side Table Upcyled in Black and White Buffalo Check Do you ever buy furniture at thrift stores or yard sales?  I don’t often, but when I found  a pair of these small side tables at a thrift store for $15 for the set, I couldn’t pass them up. Clearly, the previous owners have kids because they had dried food all over them. As a mom of four, no judgement here! After cleaning really well, it was time to transform {Read More}

First Aid Kit Toolbox Makeover for Home or Travel

My thrift store metal toolbox didn’t sell in my Etsy shop.  It was pretty dinged and scratched up, so I wasn’t surprised. So rather than donate it, I decided to turn it into a first aid kit toolbox. Would you believe, after raising four kids, we have never had a real first aid kit?  We just had random supplies in two bathrooms. We had to search through drawers and cabinets whenever someone got an injury. Better late than never, right? {Read More}

Vintage Farmhouse DIY Decor Ideas: Rustic & Repurposed

Rustic & Repurposed Vintage Farmhouse DIY Decor Ideas to inspire you to think outside the norm before you throw away or donate old wood, metal, and just random stuff!

Farmhouse Mini Towel Ladder Using Wood Lattice Trellis

For a long time I’ve wanted a farmhouse mini towel ladder, and they seemed fairly simple to make. But I just never got around to it. I even almost bought this one or this one on Etsy. Both were under $20, but I still didn’t get one. Then one day I was scouting Facebook Marketplace and saw someone selling five wood lattice trellises. I figured if the price was low enough, I could use them in various spots in my {Read More}

DIY Ideas: Farmhouse, Travel, Faith, Family, Autumn & Winter

DIY Ideas: Farmhouse, Travel, Faith, Family, Autumn & Winter I hope you had a great July 4th!  I just relaxed with my family. Guess what?  If you love DIY projects as much as I do, then I have some fun news and a bunch of DIY Ideas to show you. These ideas will help you plan decor for Fall, Halloween, Winter, and Christmas. There’s even faith and family ideas. I know what you’re thinking. July just started! Time flies though. {Read More}

Dollar Tree Books Upcycle Tutorial: Create Custom Books

Dollar Tree Books Tutorial – How to create custom books for your home decor. Way back when I first started blogging, I used to make and sell book stacks using vintage and antique books. Now it’s hard to find vintage books at a reasonable price. So sad.  I miss those days! Today I’m upcycling Dollar Tree books.  Sometimes those are cheaper than thrift store books. But the main reason for using them was I wanted books that are the same {Read More}

Farmhouse Charm | Easy Ways To Add It To Any Home

To add rustic Farmhouse Charm to any home from mason jars, wood totes, and farmhouse tables, I’ve put together these easy DIY ideas that anyone can recreate.

Patriotic BBQ Wooden Tote Upcyled Thrift Store Find

I love red, white, and blue and of course our beautiful American flag – especially during summer.  I upcycled a thrift store find into a Patriotic BBQ Wooden Tote. As Americans, we celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends, BBQs, and outdoor fun! 🍧🎆⚾

Plant Stool Makeover

This post it’s about a poor unloved plant stool that my mother has.   Last year when I visited her it was sitting out on the back porch and I kept telling her it would be so cute if she painted it. When she saw my step stool makeover that was awaiting her when she came to visit, she asked me if I could do something with her unloved  plant stool. Fortunately, I had received a large shipment of transfers {Read More}