Category Archives: Repurposing

Funky Garden Art- I’ll Drink to That!!

For some reason spring seems to have forgotten us here in southwest Ohio.  Mother Nature sent spring to visit us earlier this year, but this week I’ve had to bring my winter coat back out- UGH!!!! So, in the hopes … Continue reading

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Another Great Garage Sale Find and Flip

One of my favorite projects, and judging by views and emails I’ve gotten from readers, a favorite for you as well, is my oversized Display Frame. I have been looking for an oversized picture frame to re-purpose for quite some … Continue reading

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ReUse-apalooza Designer Challenge- Part 3- We are Done!!

Well, our ReUse-apalooza #DesignerChallenge2016 entry is finally completed and has been turned into the auction.  Unfortunately I don’t have a nice “staged” picture to share as we ran out of time finishing the project and getting it delivered in time.  … Continue reading

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ReUse-apolooza- Designer Challenge 2016 Part 2

Tom has been working hard on our entry for this year’s ReUse-apolooza #DesignerChallenge. As with many projects, we started with an inspiration design, based on a project we found on Pinterest.  Our project will also be a Wine Bar/Buffet, though … Continue reading

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Removing Rust from Hardware Quickly and Easily

One of the challenges in repurposing/refinishing old furniture pieces is what to do about the yucky rusted metal pieces that may be part of the piece’s construction.  As I continue to work on the chairs that Tom picked up last … Continue reading

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Flea Market Flip

As we’ve mentioned before, Tom and I are hooked on HGTV.  One of our favorite shows is Flea Market Flip.  We enjoy this show several reasons- we like Lara Spencer and her style, we love seeing the creative flips that … Continue reading

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ReUse-apalooza- Designer Challenge 2016

Tom and I are excited to be entering the Designer Challenge for ReUse-apalooza, a local event benefiting Easter Seals. What is the ReUse-apalooza Designer Challenge?  To be quite honest we aren’t 100% certain as this will be our first time … Continue reading

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Puttin on the Ritz

Tom and I are once again participating in a #30DayFlip challenge in Facebook.  This month’s theme is painted furniture. For our project we started with a flip top accent table that had a petal shaped top which we picked up … Continue reading

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Another Fun Flip

Wow, it’s been way too long since I’ve posted.  No, we haven’t been sitting around all winter doing nothing- in addition to a fall vacation, the hectic holidays, and short winter days, we have been working on several projects.  Today … Continue reading

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Another Great Furniture Flip

Last week I shared a glimpse of our most recent furniture flip- a 1980s farmhouse style coffee table.  Today I’ll give you more of the details. As you may recall, we picked up the table as part of a “lot” … Continue reading

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