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Feb 25

Vintage Chair Upcycle Project

Pretty cool, huh? I’m trying to visualize what kind of seat was on this chair with the frame so rounded. I would imagine you could accomplish the same outcome if you could find a squared off buck of some sort. Or else, still use a round bucket and it will just wedge in the square …

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Feb 25

Upcycled Treasure: A reinvented side table

I’m so excited to dig up inspirational blog posts like this one that will give me some great ideas of how to upcycle the pieces that come into our new thrift store! We want to breathe new life into the pieces we have and have fun doing it! This is such a creative idea, but …

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Feb 24

How Often You Should Clean the Most Commonly Neglected Parts of Your Home

We need to talk about this, folks! I have known enough people in my life to know the quality of “clean” is pretty substandard in general! It doesn’t make you a bad person or even a “dirty” person if you don’t do half the things on this list, but it’s good to know what you …

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Feb 24

DIY: Remove tarnish from your silver in 5 minutes! 

My mom always had Tarn-x in the hall closet. Lord only knows what’s in that stuff. Why buy chemicals when a simple, non-toxic solution exists in your kitchen right now? A little baking soda, salt and aluminum foil and your silverware will be shined up like a new penny: DIY: Remove tarnish from your silver …

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Feb 24

How To Build a $40 Farmhouse Console Table

What a beautiful statement piece for far less than you would buy it for even at a thrift store! Of course, you better have some basic carpentry skills, but the plans above are pretty basic.  Check out the tutorial below at Shanty 2 Chic.  $40 Farmhouse Console Table – Shanty 2 Chic

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Feb 23

14 Makeovers That Prove Spray Paint Is Magical 

If it wasn’t for the fumes, I’d probably use spray paint more often. It’s come a long way recently from your basic spray paint to all sorts of artistic effects.  Just walk down the spray paint aisle in the local box hardware store and the choices may overwhelm you. The ideas in the pictures below …

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Feb 22

How to make a bookshelf from a Bi-fold door  

  Gail from My Repurposed Life did quite an impressive upcycle job on this bookshelf. There is a lot more detail involved in this piece than you might think! She put in way more work than I would be willing to, but if any of you out there are true woodworking enthusiasts, then this project …

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Feb 22

7 Ways To Hide Your Survival Garden

So I’m not one to want to go to far out of my way on a DIY but this one might just be worth it. I’ve heard of governments here in America who have been coming down on people who have their own homestead “breaching HOA regulations.” It’s just a bunch of BS. So if …

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Feb 22

25 More Upcycled Furniture Ideas

I’m pretty sure I’ve said it before and I will probably say it again, but there is nothing better than turning trash into treasure. Well maybe not trash per say but old furniture that would otherwise be put on the curb or given away in a Craigslist ad. Overall, it’s not half bad considering otherwise …

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Feb 20

How To Do Your Own Oil Reality Check!

  As olive oil becomes more expensive to produce and bottle, so do the ways to cut corners and make the products more affordable become more prevalent. It truly doesn’t surprise me that so many olive oils were found to be “not pure”, but what DOES surprise me are the brands found to be “fakes” …

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