The Repurposed and Upcycled Life

Where have you been Michelle? Why don’t you post very much on your blog lately? Are you still around? I’m about to answer the burning questions. Or the questions you never had. I had my first book come out recently and I’ve been working like crazy to get my website updated, some blog tours set up, and some marketing work done. The to-do list is so crazy and I’m at the computer all day. My crafty and decorating project ideas sit untapped on my Pinterest page. I do have some new project ideas that I will be sharing here soon. […]

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What Would You Do Wednesday Wicker Headboard

A T2T reader named Barb asks, “I snatched this wicker headboard from a trash pile…other than the obvious, does anyone have an idea what wonderfully clever thing I could do with this?”What do you think? For WWYD Wednesday, let’s address Barb’s question.   Michelle Trash to Treasure DecoratingView the full post at http://www.trashtotreasuredecorating.com Michelle Trash to Treasure Decorating View the full post at http://www.trashtotreasuredecorating.com

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The Pinterest Project Day 31: Hash Brown Experiment

I saw on Pinterest that I could make crispy hash browns in my waffle maker. Sounded like something I had to try. This photo on the Chow blog from a post titled “Common Appliances, Uncommon Uses” demonstrates how they ought to turn out. Emphasis on ought to. Mine didn’t work quite as well. But first, I have to admit that I’m running short of time at the end of the Pinterest Project and decided to use an experiment I conducted a while back. And I didn’t take pictures. So, I want you to close your eyes and imagine my waffle-maker. Now…Oh, […]

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Repurposed: Decanter Turned Flower Jar

A long time ago on What Would You Do Wednesday, I asked what you would do with the decanter jar I have. See the original post I really wanted to get a Beta fish, but then wasn’t sure if I could remember to feed it. But, wouldn’t that have been cool on my dining table?The dear friend who gave me the jar gave me some flower sprigs at Christmas this year, and I knew it was time to do something with the jar. I assembled my materials. I didn’t have any regular or floral clay, but I had some old […]

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