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Dresser Project

This dresser came to us with uneven poly (complete with drip marks), golf ball drawer pulls, and a dated, scrolled apron along the bottom edge. This piece had great bones, but was a bit beat-up. 164 more words

On Making a Mosaic Tabletop from Old CDs...

It looked like a simple, easy-peasy project. I’d read that all you do is cut up your old compact discs then glue them to a surface and voila! 764 more words


"...And All The Clocks Were Striking Thirteen"

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”

This photoshoot around downtown Winston-Salem,NC with Julie Jackson was so much fun!

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Upcycled: Old Tee to Kids Tank

Have some old tee shirts lying around in a yard sale pile? Well they would probably be perfect for a fun and simple (and quick and easy and practical and useful and cheap) recycled craft project for either just yourself, or along with some child you may find lurking around your house. 384 more words


Upcycling a Lamp

I purchased this cute brass lamp base at the op shop a few weeks ago….

It needed a good polish, and a new shade. On my most recent op shopping expedition I bought this shade for a measly $2. 55 more words

Home DIY And Decor

Getting Real

I’m going to get real in this post.

You may have noticed that its been a few months since my last post – that’s because switching to zero waste has been more difficult than I ever thought. 857 more words


International Repair Cafe Week

Hello dears!

Some of you may have heard, some don’t of the Repair Cafe concept, the place where people meet trying to repair, recycle, repurpose things in order to reduce consumption and waste. 269 more words