This head and foot board set had been sitting in my garage for some time. It was time to bring new life to this piece and I thought a bench would be perfect! Check out this upcycled bed into a bench.
Written by UpCycle Girl Tara When my client asked me to restore her grandmother’s stool, I was more than thrilled. My roots in the restoration industry have been with true antiques. I have spent years studying and learning about authenticity, visiting historical places and learning proper restoration practices. This particular stool just needed new upholstery. […]
Picture Frame UpCycles
Thrift stores, garage sales, heck even your basement, picture frames are everywhere! You can make so many different things with picture frames. In fact, it’s a good starter project for learning DIY painting
Safety for DIYing and Refinishing
Proper protection for DIYers and refinishers
Reuse Doors, Drawers, and Windows!
Do you have some leftover junk in your garage or basement, too? Here are some fun ideas for bringing life back to those doors and drawers.
What does an old trunk, drawer, table legs and desk top have in common? Check this out!!
Roadside Pick Up To Faux Fireplace
Not quite sure what is was used for but it already had the charm of a faux fireplace it just needed some tweaking.
Hoosier cabinet revamped and saved from a bonfire!
Why I Don’t Use Wax On Furniture!
Wax can also be somewhat sticky, and finger prints can stand out. Dirt can easily adhere to it making it harder to clean. Also, wax is suggested to be reapplied about every year so it is not a low-maintenance option. Wax is used typically more for looks rather than as a durable protectant.
Top Coats for Furniture
Guide to wood finishes. Types of top coats
Desk Made Into Matching Night Stands
Save those desk and make them into matching night stands