Stripping is a lot of hard, gross, goopy work and no one likes to do it. I recently created this beautiful grey stain look without stripping to raw wood. Lets talk about when to strip furniture for just a minute. When the existing finish is failing it is absolutely necessary to strip before proceeding. I […]
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 […]
Every year we talk about goals and things we want to accomplish in the new year. The goals we set eventually fade away. Sometimes our goals have unachievable deadlines or unrealistic goals to reach.
I have so much fun providing you with proper DIY practices. So this Christmas I want to share with you my tribe of people.
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 […]
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 […]
This weekend we celebrated my sons 6th birthday. Whoa where did the time go I cannot believe he is six and going to be in 1st grade next year. When he was two my grandfather past away, he had alzheimer’s which is a horrible disease he had been gone for years before he passed away. […]
Save those desk and make them into matching night stands