This Keepsake Box Makeover is a fun project transforming an old jewelry chest into something completely new. Upcycle a dated box into a custom creation for yourself, or for a unique gift for someone special. I found this vintage jewelry chest in a thrift shop. It was not in the[Read more]
Elevate thrifted or inexpensive rabbit figurines into glam glitter bunnies like the ones seen in high-end boutiques! It’s easy to do just by adding a blingy finish to otherwise nondescript or kitschy figurines. DIY Luxecycling. Luxecycling is a new trend in upcycling that reinvents a used piece of furniture or[Read more]
Lingering winter weather can bring on a need to have green, growing things in our indoor surroundings. And those first signs of Spring often foster a desire to bring the outdoors in. Decorative planters are easy to get, but here is a very straightforward way to upcycle a basket into[Read more]
Tissue paper votives are a beautiful way to decorate for Valentine’s Day. They’re also a special handmade gift to give to your friends and loved ones. These are so easy to make using upcycled jars and decorative gift tissue! If you like, you can decorate the lids to go with[Read more]
Not the usual gift for Dad! Use this no-sew method to transform a silk necktie into a custom eyeglass case in just a few easy steps. Make Dad’s reading glasses easier to find. Just about any dad has a pair of reading glasses or sunglasses that could use a case.[Read more]
An unusual way to showcase smaller pieces of heirloom china, or your favorite pieces of thrifted vintage china, is to include them in a custom wreath to display in your home. I made this wreath as a gift for my best friend Heather Baird, who has an addiction to antique[Read more]
Kids can design their own custom pillowcase using ordinary crayons! I remember my second grade teacher having us do this as an art project, and all my classmates were so proud of the artwork they had made! It had all the best features of refrigerator art, but on a sturdier[Read more]
Bring the light and cheer of the holiday season to your table by creating your own elegant centerpiece on a budget!
A skirt from the back of your closet can find new life as a unique boho scarf.