Category Archives: Upcycling

How to Make Unique Scaffolding Board Furniture

Tutorial For An Upcycled Chair and Scaffolding Board Furniture Bench

I can't walk past a skip (dumpster) without having a quick look to check if there is anything worth salvaging. Much to my husband's annoyance I often return from walking the dog with some dodgy piece of junk from someone's skip.   I knew I'd scored when...
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How To Make a Fun Wall Key Holder From Junk

Upcycle Scrap Wood Into a Unique Wall Key Holder

I seem to spend half my life looking for my keys especially my car keys. What I need to do is put them in the same place every time so I know where they are!   That's why I decided to make a fun wall key holder for...
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How to Make a Unique Marimekko Bench

Using Paper Napkin Decoupage to Make a Marimekko Bench

How do you transform a grotty old garden bench? How about some cool decoupage with designer paper napkins and transform it into a Marimekko bench.   I am a huge Marimekko fan, I just love their fabrics and Scandi/Nordic style. For those of you who don't know...
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How To Make Unique Wall Unit From Upcycled Drawers

Using Upcycled Drawers to Make Sweet Bathroom Storage

I love it when I have one of my little EUREKA moments. I had one the other day.   I'd been looking for some extra storage in my bathroom and hadn't liked anything I'd seen in the shops. Also, I didn't really want to spend much...
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How To Make A Stunning Wall Planter From Broken Plates

How to Transform Broken Crockery into a Beautiful Mosaic Wall Planter

When my eldest son accidently broke my favourite plate, whilst silently screaming on the inside, on the outside, I was calm. I just put the plate to one side. I couldn't bare to throw it away.   My favourite plate was beyond repair but I...
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