DIY Christmas, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

DIY Christmas Sock Drink Cozies

It's Christmas DIY time - hurray! I'm kicking of my Christmas season with these super cute Drink Cozies made from re-purposed Christmas socks. There are lots of sizes and varieties of Christmas socks available at the dollar stores. You just slide them on and if they are too long just snip of remaining sock and… Continue reading DIY Christmas Sock Drink Cozies

DIY Patio & Yard, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

DIY Up-Cycled Blue Jay Bird-Feeder or Bird-Bath

I found this wonderful platter at the Thrift Store and knew it would work perfectly for some type of bird bath or feeder. The colors are so vibrant and Blue Jays just happen to be my husbands favorite bird and they visit us often at the lake and stay late into the fall and some… Continue reading DIY Up-Cycled Blue Jay Bird-Feeder or Bird-Bath

DIY Barbie Projects, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

Trash to Treasure Barbie Doll Beach Chair

In under 3 minutes for under $2.00 Barbie is ready to relax in the sun! No sewing, no gluing and no time at all! I found this at the Thrift Store. I'm not sure if its a folder holder, a dish rack or something else but I do know it has the makings of a perfect… Continue reading Trash to Treasure Barbie Doll Beach Chair

DIY Patio & Yard, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

DIY Bird Bath With A Whimsical Surprise

I love DIY bird baths! This one was designed with a very special friend in mind.  It reflects the "natural" essence and beauty of who she is and her love of nature and birds and best of all it has a whimsical surprise! The vision for this started when I found the platter. What was… Continue reading DIY Bird Bath With A Whimsical Surprise

DIY Home Projects, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

Dresser Restoration With DIY Crystal Drawer Pulls

I have a dresser that I've been dragging around western Canada since 1975, yes..1975! It was  part of a bedroom set that was a birthday gift from my parents and for whatever reason I just couldn't let it go, instead; it sat in the basement collecting dust. I finally decided to paint it and include… Continue reading Dresser Restoration With DIY Crystal Drawer Pulls

DIY Barbie Projects, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

DIY Up-Cycled Barbie Doll Float Tube

The InspirationOne garage sale and one Styrofoam craft ring in a surprise bag and my inspiration struck. We love floating on tubes at the lake so why shouldn't Barbie! I  likes projects that are reasonably simple and fast to make and this project fits the bill. I would give it a medium level of difficulty… Continue reading DIY Up-Cycled Barbie Doll Float Tube

Guest Blogger Posts, Repurposed and Upcycled, Sewing Projects, View All

The “Art” of Re-purposing A Vintage Sewing Pattern

Re-purposed vintage sewing pattern framed. Do you have a box of old pattern packages, or even newer ones? Framing them is a an easy, affordable and creative way to give your sewing or craft room walls a unique, colorful fashion make-ove

DIY Patio & Yard, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!

I had an amazing response to my blog DIY Purple Platter Bird Bath made from a reused vase and platter so for those of you Bird Bath enthusiasts here is a collection of some additional DIY Bird Baths that might catch your eye and inspire you. If you do make a Bird Bath, be sure to share it… Continue reading 37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!

DIY Barbie Projects, Repurposed and Upcycled, View All

How To: DIY Barbie Brunch Hollywood Style

From gift bags turned wallpaper to coasters turned art, this project offer some great ideas on how to create your own Barbie dining experience. 80% of the project was made with things I found at The City of Edmonton Reuse Centre, which is one of my favorite places to both donate and purchase items that can be re-used and kept… Continue reading How To: DIY Barbie Brunch Hollywood Style