DIY Barbie Projects, Up-Cycled & Re-Purposed, 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

DIY Patio & Yard, Up-Cycled & Re-Purposed, View All

8 DIY Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”

Are you dreaming of that beautiful outdoor space? No money? No time? No DIY Experience? No Problem! Anyone can create beautiful, unique and functional patio accents like these on even the tightest budget. Start searching for your treasures in the basement, the relative's attic, thrift stores or garage sales and turn something old into something beautiful and new! #1 CD Rack Turned… Continue reading 8 DIY Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”

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DIY Barbie Boutique

The one thing about Barbie - she loves shopping! These fashion displays are easy to make from re-purposed or re-used items and are sure to be a hit with your Barbie enthusiast. Whenever possible I try to make my projects from recycled or salvage things or I up-cycle, restore or re-use found items. I  like… Continue reading DIY Barbie Boutique

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DIY Bird Bath From Repurposed Vase and Plate

This beautiful DIY purple bird bath was a huge hit on Hometalk and it only  took about 5 minutes to complete, it just doesn’t get any easier! This repurposed vase and plate were the perfect second-hand finds. I spotted the vase in a corner of a thrift shop, obscured by a variety of other items.… Continue reading DIY Bird Bath From Repurposed Vase and Plate

DIY Barbie Projects, Up-Cycled & Re-Purposed

DIY Barbie Doll Hair Salon

This scene was inspired by the two chairs which were originally candle holders that I purchased for under a dollar at a garage sale. That same day I also found the polka dot fabric at a garage sale down the lane and there the vision was born. This project is a compilation of re-purposed elements and… Continue reading DIY Barbie Doll Hair Salon

DIY Decor, Up-Cycled & Re-Purposed, View All

Repurposed Solutions That Keep Your Accessories Organized

Like so many of us I am always excited to discover a better way of organizing my things and when I can re-purpose something while doing so, it’s all the sweeter!! Here are a few creative ideas that came to me when I was doing a bedroom make-over.