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It’s here, it’s here! I’ve been waiting a long time for this post (and to have a usable back porch!). Even though the rest of the backyard still isn’t complete, at least I have a pretty and roomy back porch to enjoy. Ready to see the reveal of my cottage style porch makeover?
Cottage Style Porch Makeover- the Reveal
It’s here, it’s here! I’ve been waiting a long time for this post (and to have a usable back porch!). Even though the rest of the backyard still isn’t complete, at least I have a pretty and roomy back porch to enjoy. Ready to see the reveal of my cottage style porch makeover?
This post contains easy ways to paint outdoor furniture. It includes great tips on refinishing wood, metal and resin outdoor furniture.
How to Paint and Maintain Outdoor Furniture to last
This post contains easy ways to paint outdoor furniture. It includes great tips on refinishing wood, metal and resin outdoor furniture.
Our backyard has been a project from day 1 of moving into this house. I’m happy to report that we are almost to the finish line. One of the last DIY’s we finished for this outdoor space was adding a DIY gravel patio with solar string lights. Who would have thought that a little rock could make such a difference! I’ve always wanted pretty string lights and I can’t wait to share my new lighted gravel patio.
DIY Gravel Patio with Solar String Lights
Our backyard has been a project from day 1 of moving into this house. I’m happy to report that we are almost to the finish line. One of the last DIY’s we finished for this outdoor space was adding a DIY gravel patio with solar string lights. Who would have thought that a little rock could make such a difference! I’ve always wanted pretty string lights and I can’t wait to share my new lighted gravel patio.
Learn a simple tutorial for a DIY outdoor TV cover with repurposed shutters. This is a great addition to your outdoor space.
DIY Industrial Outdoor TV cover with Repurposed Shutters
Learn a simple tutorial for a DIY outdoor TV cover with repurposed shutters. This is a great addition to your outdoor space.
a tree house made out of wooden pallets with the text diy platform tree house
DIY Platform Tree House
When you were a kid did you ever wish for a fort, a play house, or how about a tree house? I remember the days of creating my own make-believe tree house in the woods behind my childhood home. My sister and I would spend countless hours in those woods creating memories and enjoying the outdoors. Those were the good old days, right?
I’ve recently started dabbling in epoxy pouring to create my own art. I love finding new ways to up cycle wood, especially with epoxy. Speaking of up cycling, I can’t wait to show you how I created my own ocean art on a piece of pallet wood! This was a fun project that involves pouring colored epoxy to create a fun ocean scene. I can’t wait to show you how!
Epoxy Pour Ocean Art on Pallet Wood
I’ve recently started dabbling in epoxy pouring to create my own art. I love finding new ways to up cycle wood, especially with epoxy. Speaking of up cycling, I can’t wait to show you how I created my own ocean art on a piece of pallet wood! This was a fun project that involves pouring colored epoxy to create a fun ocean scene. I can’t wait to show you how!
Why are grinder pump well’s such an eyesore? I figured by now someone would have created a more pleasant way to display (or hide) that lovely round thing on the ground. In our case, the grinder pump well is right next to our porch! Ugh, what a bad design plan. It’s been a year since we moved, and I’m finally going to create an outdoor table to hide a grinder pump well.
DIY Outdoor Table to Hide a Grinder Pump Well
Why are grinder pump well’s such an eyesore? I figured by now someone would have created a more pleasant way to display (or hide) that lovely round thing on the ground. In our case, the grinder pump well is right next to our porch! Ugh, what a bad design plan. It’s been a year since we moved, and I’m finally going to create an outdoor table to hide a grinder pump well.
an old dresser painted in gray and pink with the words ideas for painting bedroom furniture
Ideas for Painting Bedroom Furniture
Looking for a few ideas for painting bedroom furniture? See a handful of ideas on how to paint and refinish dressers, side tables and beds. Painting furniture has become rather popular over the past decade or so. As a matter of fact, there really isn’t a reason to toss that old solid wood furniture anymore. There are so many great products that will easily transform any piece of wood with minimal effort.
the kitchen counter is clean and ready to be used as a coffee maker or oven
Open Shelves in the Kitchen; Yay or Nay?
Open kitchen shelving has become a popular design choice over the last few years. By exposing dish ware and utensils, open shelving encourages easy access to storing dishes with a different kitchen feel. About ten years ago we started seeing influencers removing their upper cabinets and replacing the space with floating shelves and other types of wood shelves.
a hand holding a paint brush with the words, the best paints for furniture without sanding
Best Paint for Furniture without Sanding
Looking for the best paint for furniture without sanding? Look no more because I’ve detailed the best furniture paints with honest reviews.
a person in blue gloves wiping paint off the top of a wooden table with text overlay that reads, the easier way to mitts outdated furniture tones
Paint Wash for Furniture; Mute Outdated Furniture Tones
Check out this simple tutorial on how to paint wash furniture or color wash wood. Paint washing furniture is so easy and I’m going to show you how.
several different shelves with bottles and glasses on them, one is made out of wood
DIY Bar Shelf Ideas: Creative and Affordable Options for Your Bar
Looking for some creative DIY bar shelf ideas? From rustic wooden shelves to sleek acrylic racks, you'll find plenty of inspiration. The post DIY Bar Shelf Ideas: Creative and Affordable Options for Your Bar appeared first on Repurpose and Upcycle.
a brown door with the words diy faux wood fiberglass door with gel stain
Creating a Faux Wood Fiberglass Door with Gel Stain
The use of fiberglass and wood in home décor has been around for centuries. Fiberglass is often used for its durability and strength, while wood is used for its natural beauty and warmth. But what if you could combine the two materials to create something unique? Let me show you how to create a faux wood fiberglass door with gel stain!
a white toilet sitting under a window in a bathroom
Toilet Room Makeover and a Clever Way to Decorate Around the Toilet
BEFORE- YOU WON'T BELIVE THE AFTER>>>> See how I updated the area around the toilet (some would call it the toilet room) for a clever and budget friendly bathroom makeover. Included is an indoor awning made from repurposed roofing tin.
the best paint colors for garage walls
Best Paint Color for Garage Walls
When it comes to painting garage walls, the color you choose can make a big difference in the overall look and feel of the space. Not only can the right color brighten up a dark and dreary garage, but it can also help to create a more cohesive and organized feel. With so many garage paint colors to choose from, it can be tough to know which paint color is the best fit for you.