Every spring my hubby sets out for a local auction. He gets up super early and spends his day there. This year I actually got to go with. While we waited for the items we wanted to bid on Dave (the hubs) told me how when he was a kid he would go with his […]
We have some news which is both exciting and somber for us to share with our followers. Becca is leaving the UpCycle Girls. Becca has accepted a job with one of our vendors, still doing what she loves by promoting and teaching about some awesome products in the DIY industry. She will still be available […]
This wood is staying natural so instead of filling with wood filler or bondo I am going to show you how to make a compression veneer patch.
Meet our old kitchen table bench. We just got a new table and instead of ditching this girl I decided to give her a facelift. Why not do some upholstery.
Just got this badass air brush from Preval to do leather touch-ups also wanted it for inside chair legs and spraying on stencils (so stay tuned). Today I am using it for my first ever leather touch-up.
Back by popular demand our check list of favorite junking events in south eastern Wisconsin. Elkhorn Flea Market 2019 Elkhorn is a one day massive event you will find anything and everything at Elkhorn including a stuffed pig with sunglasses and he hates girls. This is a staple event for me that I attend several […]
I love to decorate my yard with stuff in a tasteful way of course. This is one of those projects that will be fun for Cora (my daughter and me)
Today I am doing a touch-up painted kitchen using Preval Sprayer. This little sprayer packs a good punch she can atomize your custom mix just perfectly!
I hear it over and over, ” I want paint you don’t need to prep” or “do I really have to do all that sanding?” I call BS on any paint that suggests you don’t need to prepare your wood first. Would you serve a beautiful home cooked meal on dirty plates? Would you take […]
How to use wood filler on chipped wood, and make a mold to form the shape. Small chips & dents we can mostly live with but large chunks of wood missing from some misshap just needs to be fixed.
I get so many questions so often about painting furniture and I love to share my knowledge with all of my followers. So I gathered all of the information and wrote down every step put it neatly in a little eBook just for you.
KCMA stands for Kitchen Cabinet Manufactures Association. The KCMA puts kitchen cabinets through several tests to see how they with stand through household use.
Jess (from Kaleidoscope Interiors) and I where thrilled to be part of this makeover bonus this is the first kitchen we have documented using Aqua Coats White Cabinet Wood Grain Filler and we wanted to bring you along for the journey.
European hinges can be confusing and sometimes you don’t want to touch something and risk messing them up more. Read set by step how to adjust.
When your known for taking “junk” people love to give it away. I hardly ever say NO, because sometimes it turns out to be something really good. Like this table / buffet, it was an extra free piece of junk.