We chose an elevated planter box, because it is versatile for most spaces and easy-to-use as a garden box or as a spot to keep drinks for a backyard party.
Here’s the how-to for the project that we shared with Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s blog. see more
For workshops, I always choose affordable and easy-to-manage tools. The tools I shared with the team at FYI Philly are my favorite go-to tools for most projects. They also are easy to carry, set-up, and store away. see more
Giving a new look to older furniture is easy with paint and a few simple tools at Habitat ReStore. (Ahem….While the headline says it took 6 hours, it only took 4.) I was lucky to share an afternoon with Samantha Melamed from the Philadelphia Inquirer. We walked around the Philadelphia … see more
When I shop Habitat for Humanity ReStore, I have an idea, and then the shop’s treasures make it even better. Not every DIY project upcycle starts with a trip to the home improvement center for supplies… when the fun can start at a Habitat ReStore. When I’m working on a project, from a backyard makeover … see more
Fun desk shelves that are stylish and loaded with upcycle saavy see more
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
Habitat ReStore workshops are a fun way to gain DIY skills and meet new friends. I have a major crush on creative upcycling. And while Pinterest and Instagram are always available on my phone for a quick creative fix, there is nothing like sharing ideas in-person with a group of … see more