A little cabinet from Habitat for Humanity ReStore can have a new life as wall art. A little bit of paint, a few tools, and a shopping trip to Habitat for Humanity ReStore can be a magical combination for a creative DIY soul. The variety of items and the endless opportunities to create new uses for those unique treasures makes my heart happy.
When we moved into this home, the armchair was already here. It was the previous owner’s armchair, and her family had lived in the home since it was built in 1903. The armchair has a long history in this home.
I selected a material mix based on cat claw repellent nailhead trim plus claw-loving natural colored twine. And this time I chose a darker stain for the wood. see more
A pretty hue of twine inspired a fun pair of crochet handbags. I discovered the star crochet stitch, and I fell hard. First, I made a bracelet with some brown twine leftover from another project. Then I spied this green twine at Lowe’s, and was immediately inspired to make a … see more
I love shopping Habitat ReStore for so many reasons.
The first is the amazing and unique finds, from vintage pieces to trendy new items from well-known stores.
The second reason is that the items are donated, so the money I spend goes to helping build homes for others. So I get a more awesome home, and so does someone else!
I shared this upcycle with Habitat for Humanity, and they shared it on the Habitat ReStore blog. I hope you’ll click below and be as inspired to shop, repurpose and make stuff as we are. see more
I found myself in meditative happiness when making this fun spring wreath I have been raiding my craft supplies lately making new things. Part of the craft craze is that it’s spring, and a perfect time to sew, crochet, glue, and paint on our porch. Indeed, crafting al fresco is … see more
This is a super easy and inexpensive craft project that takes just an afternoon, but will last for many years on your home’s wall. see more
I think ‘What Can You Do with a Toolbox’ is a cute story to read to your children. It teaches you about the basic tools in life you usually see construction workers use. It has a basic idea, but the idea is used in a good way.
The Novel Effect app lets you hear what you can do with a toolbox. see more
Thinking about how the it looked before I decided to recover the ottoman in new denim fabric… I can’t believe I waited even a week to do this makeover.
Make a happy little succulent planter from a little $1 birdhouse. Succulents have been so popular for several years. They are easy to care for, offer options for display, and provide chunky texture in a home all year round. I’m a fan. For this project, the supplies required include several items that can … see more
I just sent off a package with 13 homemade scarves, and I hope the scarves help show my gratitude. see more