Tag: upcycle

  • BEFORE & AFTER: vintage chair makeover using a vintage dress

    BEFORE & AFTER: vintage chair makeover using a vintage dress

    I think I’m going to have to change the name of this blog to The DIY Vintage Chair Makeover Blog. If you’ve been following along you know that this is the third vintage chair makeover I’ve done and the second time I’ve used a vintage dress to do so. There was this fab folding chair makeover […]

  • DIY: gold lettered vintage plates

    I can’t say that I’ve met a gold leaf project that I haven’t loved. It’s one of my favourite DIY weapons of choice.  When I was asked to come up with a gold DIY project for this amazing golden DIY group challenge I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do use these great vintage […]

  • BEFORE & AFTER: rags to riches, folding chair makeover

    I’m a hunter & scavenger of the vintage kind. There’s nothing that gets me more excited that finding thrifted treasures for pennies and up-cycling them into something fabulous. For this project it’s a set of dated brown folding chairs and dress that’s a little too dated for even me to pull off but the fabric […]

  • {DIY HOLIDAY WEEK: one sweater, two cozy new gifts}

    Today is another reusable sweater project. In fact, you get TWO projects from one little sweater. Keep reading to find out how I made a super cute wine cozy and a pair of mitts from one $5 sweater I found at the thrift store.

  • DIY HOLIDAY WEEK: DIY Repurposed Sweater Stocking

    DIY HOLIDAY WEEK: DIY Repurposed Sweater Stocking

      Following on the tail of yesterday’s project, I have another thrifty upcycling project.  This funky stocking used to be a $5 sweater from the thrift shop. For real! Keep reading to see how I did it and get ready to transform your thrifted find into a sweater stocking ready to be stuffed with holiday goodies. […]