Category Archives: Upcycling

Upcycled furniture and craft ideas, turning something old into something new and useful.

Easy Repurposed Magnets

I save everything! Hi, my name is Dinah and I am a Hoarder. Apparently it runs in the family because my brother saves everything too! When I was helping him…

Recycled Plastic Bottle Planter Pots

Recycled Plastic Bottle Planter Pots, Written by Loren Crane Gold is in right now and I love it! I am so happy that I‘ve been changing most of my décor…

Repurpose Old Frames and Brooches

I didn’t know until just now that that’s how you spell “brooches”.  It looks weird, but spell check says it’s right! Anyway, I saw this on the Nate Berkus Show…

Canstruction 6th Annual Design-Build Competition

My family and I took a trip to South Coast Plaza last weekend. There were these enormous structures on display…17 to be exact… all around Crystal court. It turns out…

Upcycling a Kid’s Step Stool

Upcycling a kid’s step stool was so easy!  I found this one at a thrift store for only seven dollars. I decided that I wanted to pad it and add…

Recycled Box Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

I recently wrote a post about using large appliance boxes and turning them into kid’s toys.  Here is another creative idea to recycle boxes.  Who says cereal and cracker boxes…

Refurbished Radio Flyer Wooden Toy Horse

With a little TLC, old unwanted toys can be easily upcycled into a brand new one.  This tutorial will show a simple way to refurbish old wooden toys.  Here is…