Decorating can be difficult when you don’t have a large budget. Where do you start? How do you make all those pieces you’ve collected along the way work together? Here’s how I took a bunch of mismatched second-hand furniture and pulled the decor together to give myself a brand new, stylish dining room.
Rustic Bench Here’s a simple project that you can knock off in less than half an hour! All it took to build this rustic bench is one 2x6x10, half a 2x4x8 and a handful of 2 1/2″ screws. It now sits proudly on my front porch. I’ve broken this project down into simple to follow […]
On occasion, we’ll pick up or acquire a chest of drawers that has seen better days. Often times one or more drawers will be damaged… or even missing. A favorite project of ours for these misfits is to give them the opportunity to be reincarnated into a higher form: a bar. The amount of decoration […]
Please read no further if you’re squeamish. To some, the following project may represent all that is wrong with the world of repurposing, but for our customer it allowed them to keep mom’s baby grand piano minus the expense of storing it and/or keeping it in playing condition. When I went to pick up the […]
Building from discarded materials is sure to open up a whole new world of creative, and functional, possibilities for you. In days gone by, resourceful homeowners made many of their household items themselves, often out of whatever they had on hand and often times recycling old materials, or converting items that had outlived their useful […]