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Upcycled Skeleton Key Silverware Box

Upcycled Skeleton Key Silverware Box

I recently completed an upcycle project (finally)! Earlier this year, I purchased a vintage silverware box that needed some serious TLC. It took a lot of sanding, puttying, more sanding, etc. to finally get the “antique” but not “old and junky” look that I was longing for. Here is the before: And here is the…

Light Box DIY

Redneck Photo Light Box DIY

One thing that I love about selling items from home is that you can do it with very little money. However, if you want to continue to do it for an actual living, like everything else, you’ll end up needing to spend some money in order to succeed. The #1 most important thing you will…

Littlest Pet Shop Worth

50 Money Makers from Thrift Stores

One of the best pieces of advice that I can give to someone who wants to flip “junk” for a living is to buy low…really low. Thrift stores are awesome places to find items that may be ugly, dirty, or out of style but to the right person, it may be priceless. The second piece…

Essential Oil Box DIY

DIY Essential Oil Storage Box

Three¬†passions combined into one! Crafting, essential oils, and repurposing a vintage item all rolled into one easy DIY project. First, let me tell you that I don’t advise anyone to repurpose or upcycle everything vintage. Some vintage items should be left as is, especially if they are rare or valuable. However, there are plenty of…

Preformed Niche Review

Preformed Niche Review

During our recent bathroom demo, we decided to change a few things around. Our biggest concern wasn’t how the bathroom would look as the end result. The number one goal of ours was to make our bathroom safe. We had massive mold growing in two major areas. One of those areas was the shower. Our…

Don't Stop Believing Upcycle

Don’t Stop Believing Upcycle!

One of my favorite things to do is turn something hideous into something that I think it pretty cool. It’s a fun¬†and challenging hobby that can also be rewarding. For example, I won a free Mini iPad from CowBoom.com last year for this old coffee pot that I turned into a fish bowl. This upcycle…