Trash to Treasure

Grandfather Clock UpCycled

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

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Crafts, Kids

Thursday Is Kids Craft Day!

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!

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Wood Ash Helpful Uses

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

Trash to Treasure

UpCycled Fountain

If you have been looking through my projects you know I love to recycle and re purpose. 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… Continue reading UpCycled Fountain

Trash to Treasure

Up Cycled Computer Chair

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

Crafts, Kids

Cute Upcycled Planters With Kids In Mind

Let's recycle by creating upcycled planter characters with your older children. Whenever I look at something, I try to look outside the box a bit. You can inspire creativity by looking at plastic containers around the house in a different way.  Wondering which characters to make? Here are some really neat ideas: Aren't these characters adorable!!!… Continue reading Cute Upcycled Planters With Kids In Mind

Trash to Treasure

Chair Makeover

I actually found this brown chair with ripped up upholstery on the curb in my neighborhood. I knew exactly what I would do with it!!! I started by painting the chair a teal color with Rustoleum spray paint I had already had. I took off the seat by unscrewing the screws underneath. I removed all… Continue reading Chair Makeover