Category Archives: Repurposing projects

Upcycled cottage decor project: sawhorse coffee table

I wanted to do another upcycled coffee table after the success of my children’s playroom activity table, but it took awhile to make it happen! When Greg and I were pickers, one of the things we always looked for was … Continue reading

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Coffee station DIY: spinning rack with mugs

Recently at work our maintenance team gifted me with a small empty wooden cable or wire spool. (Do they know me or what!?) I had seen so many examples of the larger spools being repurposed into tables, and I knew … Continue reading

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Easy Photo Holder DIY

I wanted to share an easy photo holder project that I finished up recently. The first picture shows the timing belt gear which fell out of my car on the day that it finally konked out on me about a … Continue reading

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Trash to treasure: a gorgeous junky picture frame

FEBRUARY 2014 UPDATE – It’s finished! See end of post! This little project is actually not finished. But I love it so much, I just have to share it! In 2008, our home on Des Moines’ north side was destroyed … Continue reading

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