Sometimes the best of us make the worst of mistakes. Mistakes like thinking its a good idea to glob paint over functioning hardware expecting it to last and look good. No beuno. I have to think that the previous homeowners did this with the best of intentions but alas, its time to say see ya … Continue reading Safe, Easy and Stress-Free Way to Remove Paint from Hardware
I've built a couple of dog houses in my day, but I have to say this one very well may take the cake for the most famous, special, and philanthropic. Say what? Here's why! I originally built this dog house for my friends over at Valu Home Centers from nearly 100% reclaimed materials. They filmed a … Continue reading Dog House to Be Auctioned Off at SPCA’s Hounds and Heroes Event on June 2
Guys. I'm not going to lie, I'm REALLY excited. In just a few weeks the Buffalo Restore DIY Contest and Auction will take place and ALL the proceeds go towards the Habitat for Humanity of Buffalo. Here's how it works... Fellow DIYers (like yours truly!) have been picking up furniture and supplies this summer, working hard … Continue reading Support Habitat for Humanity at the Buffalo ReStore DIY Contest
FTC disclosure: Valu Home Centers sponsored this blog post. The opinions I shared about shopping at these locations below and using the discussed materials are my own. I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Shopping local to create upcycled home decor is a win-win-win situation; the local shops get your business, you get … Continue reading Shopping Local to Create Upcycled Home Decor
Thank you to Valu Home Centers for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. Did you know that leftover food can actually be turned into compost? Composting is a great way to live a green lifestyle. On the Valu Home Centers blog I show how to make … Continue reading DIY outdoor composter
My jewelry armoire has been looking pretty sad lately, screaming for a re-do and I've also always wanted to try a chalky finish on something; so now, the time has come for both! I went to Valu Home Centers to pick up some of this awesome Krylon Chalky Finish spray paint. I know I've said … Continue reading How I Transformed my Jewelry Armoire for $14
March 17 is our second birthday! Yeeehaaaa! Wow, the past two years have been truly amazing. From launching our business, to the shows we have participated in, to the relationship we have established with Valu Home Centers, it has truly all been a wonderful journey! We are so thankful for all the love and support … Continue reading Our Second Birthday! Celebrate With Us & Win Home Decor!