Tag Archives: recycle

Quicky Closet Make-Over + Free Download

For living in such an old house, we’re lucky to have decent sized closets in all the bedrooms. They’re not “big” (by any stretch of the imagination) but they are bigger than most found in older homes. As luck would … Continue reading

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Deck My Hall

It’s Monday and, for the past 4 weeks, that means it’s Dare to DIY Day. This Monday is no different. Week 5: Dare to… deck the halls! Make something new to deck your halls. Did you find something in a catalog … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Make an Upcycled Wood Display

Thank you for crushing on my upcycled wood display! It was super fun to make ~ which is good because a few not so subtly hints were dropped regarding Christmas presents and wanting one. To keep up the illusion that … Continue reading

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Upcycled Wood Display

My friend Kim at NewlyWoodwards is hosting a DIY blog party and today’s the first day! The Mission for Monday, Nov. 16: Dare to… be thankful! Take some time making your own DIY Thanksgiving project. It could be a fun Thanksgiving advent … Continue reading

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Roy Vaccaro’s New York Old Iron

Located under the F train and next to the Lowes parking lot in Brooklyn, NJ is New York Old Iron, an iron salvage yard. Recommended by Cara at casaCARA, we stopped by on the off-chance they would have iron to … Continue reading

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How To: Install New Fencing

We have a small backyard, about 18’x18′ square with neighbors on both sides. Just to be clear ~ WE LOVE OUR NEIGHBORS! People about our age on one side and the unofficial mayor of the block who’ve been here for … Continue reading

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Cool Dog Bed

Yesterday BagelPower posted about these dog beds from Molly Mutt and I had a major DUH moment {as in “why didn’t I think of that?!”}. You fill their mesh stuff sack with old textiles {clothes, towels, pillows, blankets, etc.} that … Continue reading

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