If you have been looking through my projects you know I love to recycle and repurpose. Whenever I go to a thrift store, garage sale, or even find a discarded treasure on the curb, I always look at it in a different way then it's previous use. I can almost promise you, once you complete an… Continue reading Finders Keepers!
I myself have a lot of allergies. Unfortunately, one of the allergies I have is that I'm allergic to fragrance. They didn't sell the Downy Free and Clear in sheets as yet. So this was my idea then, before they came out with the Downy Free and Clear. But, I am still using this idea… Continue reading Save Money Making Your Own Dryer Sheets That Last A Long Time
Hi, In this tutorial I will show you how we made a house out of plastic bottles. This is a fun project for you and your children. They will love to help you build an awesome house and learn about recycling. We used a big, 7 liters round plastic bottle , a 5 liters square plastic… Continue reading Recycled Bottles Into Adorable Houses
You could always donate that clothing to a charity to give to someone less fortunate. I’m a firm believer in paying it forward. However, if you have a favorite little outfit or something that you just can’t let yourself get rid of, I’ve got a great collection of 30 adorable repurposing projects that you can… Continue reading How You Can Upcycle Baby Clothes
Do you have empty plastic containers like this??? This is a really cute project and keeps those plastic containers out of landfills. Does your little one have the Little Pets Shop characters? If so...this is a adorable project. I remember when I watched two little girls during the summers. We purchased some of these each… Continue reading ReCycle Those Containers!
Hi everyone! It's Thursday, which means Kids Craft Day! I love having neighborhood kids stop by to create crafts with me. Children are so much fun. PAINTED LETTERS Last week Mariah painted letters to her name for her wall... you can see here: https://kelleysdiy.com/2017/06/22/painting-letters/ So today we painted her sisters letters to her name: These… Continue reading Thursday Is Kids Craft Day!
If you know me, you know that I believe it is such a waste to throw out perfectly (well maybe not so perfect) stuff! I was walking my doggies with some friends and I found these chairs on the side of the road. They had terrible stains, cobwebs, and just yucky. But I saw something… Continue reading Curb Find
I recently came across 'Refuse, Reuse' who is an Utube artist who loves picking from the trash and making new things from it. My kind of guy! This is the project that I came across and thought some of you out there may just enjoy doing the same. Or, like me, just love what this… Continue reading Grandfather Clock UpCycled
It's winter time and we love to get the fireplace going, and snuggling up by the fire. When morning comes, and your cleaning up the wood ashes, don't throw away! Ever wondered what you can you do with all the ash from burning wood in your fireplace, wood stove or campfire? Reuse the wood ashes. Did… Continue reading Wood Ash Helpful Uses
My computer chair was a eyesore in my family room. Stood out like a sore thumb. So I took some material that matched the rooms decor....If you would like to update your computer chair it is so easy. This is a very easy makeover I did on my computer chair. NO Sewing!!! I first added… Continue reading Up Cycled Computer Chair