How we created a DIY tiki torch from a pair of snow skis

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Our local Habitat for Humanity ReStore has led us to making this unique DIY tiki torch from snow skis. When Mark and I were asked, by our friends at Krylon, to make a DIY tiki torch, I knew the first place we had to look was at our local Habitat … see more

How to make a tiki torch? Grab a pair of old skis and read this.

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In just an afternoon, here’s how to make a tiki torch with a pair of skis. Mark and I were challenged by our friends at Krylon to make a tiki torch from something out-of-the-ordinary. Using unusual materials in new ways is my favorite way to DIY, so I felt like … see more

Make a DIY planter from an old wood chair

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I saw an old wood chair at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore and I thought DIY planter! I love an excuse to plant flowers. So when I saw a charming old wood chair, I thought of how I could transform it into a planter. I dismantled the chair using … see more

DIY with us, in person or online, and you could win a Fiskars prize pack!

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Join me, in person or online, at the Bucks County Habitat for Humanity ReStore for a Spring DIY workshop and you could win a Fiskars prize pack!  I’m thrilled to be hosting this workshop in Bucks County’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore! We will be making Spring planters from the amazing finds at ReStore and … see more

Get inspired for DIYing unique wall art from Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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Creating something new from something old charms my artistic DIY soul. Yes, I love making wall art with uncommon items. There’s a nagging challenge in my brain to create something that I haven’t seen before, which is increasingly more difficult as Instagram and Pinterest are constantly showing so many amazing … see more

A birdcage makeover into a DIY cat bed. Sylvester the cat would be proud.

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So it might not be everyone’s reaction to seeing a birdcage, but as a cat mom, a DIY cat bed seemed perfect. Both of my cats are on the petite side of the feline community, and I’m familiar with their obsession with snuggling in tight spaces. see more

ReStore Makeover in an afternoon: New color for a mid-century dresser

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While I love the original finish of the piece, I wanted to make it mine with color. And I wanted to update two other little finds: a little Buddha statue and a charming table lamp. see more

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