My faithful followers know that every spring I share the top local flea market schedules. To add to my traditions as the year winds down I want to add my top color picks of the new year. We all have so many hopes and aspirations with the coming year. Sometimes a change of your scenery […]
Have you ever heard of a Knapp Joint? It’s a type of drawer joint that is a little less common today. I am sure you have hear dovetail, which is a very common form of drawer joints but sometimes you might run across a Knapp Joint.
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 […]
The welcoming of November I was thinking of thanksgiving and spending time with family. Some of the visions I have of a perfect thanksgiving table usually includes a cornucopia. As most of you know I am a history lover and always absorbing whatever I can. I remember reading a blurb about the cornucopia years ago […]
Since we are such big music lovers, we decided it was time to compile another playlist for you. This one focuses specifically on honoring the “fairer sex,” the ladies! Our last junking music blog was an exclusive interview with Julie Amici. Head over here if you want to learn more about her and her beautiful […]
History of gargoyles
If you haven’t yet heard, The UpCycle Girls has decided to team up with The Rustic Orchid in Mukwonago to teach furniture painting classes! We were so drawn to Amanda’s studio originally, at an old building with a fun and inspiring atmosphere. And then after meeting Amanda, we knew that it would be a great […]
Have you ever heard stories about pineapples and how they became such a common symbol in home decor? We dive into the history of the pineapple.
What does VOC mean? LOW VOC AND NO VOC?
Save those desk and make them into matching night stands