Repurpose & Reuse

Repurposed or reused household items

Mom's Little Refrigerator Vase Tutorial Mother's Day Gift Idea

Mom’s Little Refrigerator Vase Perfect for the little flowers the kids pick in the yard.

This little refrigerator vase project is perfect for those moms or grandmas that receive small flowers that the little ones have picked in the yard. From dandelions to pansies, Mom’s Little Refrigerator Vase will hold those precious little tokens of love. What to do when there aren’t fresh flowers? Simply fill the vase with small silk flowers to preserve the memories. Read more…

DIY Custom Decor Desk Organizer Recycle boxes into a desk organizer to fit your office decor

DIY Custom Decor Desk Organizer Recycle boxes into a desk organizer to fit your office decor.

I have been on a cleaning/organizing trend here the last few weeks. My desk is so horribly cluttered that I had to do something to get things straight and to lessen the mess. The DIY Custom Decor Desk Organizer had to match my new office decor of course! Besides, what is better than upcycling or recycling old boxes and things into something new? Not only do you save money, but you can make the finished product look exactly how you want it to look! It can’t get any better than that! I thought that I would pass along the process that I took in making this desk organizer so you might be inspired to make your own. Read more…

Growing Vegetables From Scraps Really Works. Save money by growing your own veggies.

Growing Vegetables From Scraps Really Works

Oh goodness everyone… I am so excited!! Typically, I have a very brown thumb, okay maybe more like a black thumb! I have a hard time growing anything. Even my aloe plant (the only plant I have ever managed to keep alive) suffers quite often. But, no more!!! Growing vegetables from scraps is quite simple even for someone like me. Black thumb be gone!! Yep! It really works! I just cut off the ends of some celery, romaine lettuce, and chives (sorry, sounds better than green onions) and stuck them in some water. Read more…

DIY Double-Sided Table Sign for Fall / Thanksgiving

DIY Double-Sided Table Sign

Well… I finally finished my Fall / Thanksgiving table centerpiece. The last project was a double-sided table sign made out of a cardboard box, chalkboard paint and some burlap and lace. It was incredibly easy to make. It turned out so cute! It looks fantastic as the focal point of my fall centerpiece.
I am sure you could make one like this for any season so I will be posting one soon for Christmas. But, in the meantime, how about we get started on how you can make a Double-Sided Table Sign of your own… Read more…

One Hour Removable Furniture Makeover by

One Hour Removable Furniture Makeover

I was given a beautiful old desk for my craft room from my father-in-law. I absolutely love the desk, however it did not match my current craft room makeover so I asked if I could refinish it. Unfortunately, the answer was a resounding “No”. I really wanted to add a bit more personality to the desk so I decided to find a way to give the desk a makeover that could be removed… Read more…

Cleaning Old Bottles the Easy Way by

Clean Old Bottles The Easy Way

I am getting ready to start a whole series about re-purposing old bottles and turning them into beautiful decor for your home. So, I thought I should show you how to clean the labels off of the bottles especially since I have about 100 bottles to clean!! Wow, that is a lot of projects coming your way so stay tuned 🙂

But first, let’s see how to get those labels off… Read more…