Category: Upcycling Ideas


Wedding Upcycling

Weddings can be expensive, but with the right tips and tricks you can save big at that special celebration. Whether you’re planning a wedding or getting a gift for the special couple, here are some great, inexpensive ideas that start…

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What To Do With Picture Frames?

We all have them somewhere: a pile, a box, a stack, or any assortment of old picture frames.

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DIY Transformations

Why Upcycle?

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Turn an Old Mirror into a Stylish Chalkboard

Looking for something fashionable, fun, and “new” for your house? With this method, you can easily and inexpensively add a unique chalkboard using items from your local thrift and craft stores!

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Spray Paint Lamps for Pottery Barn look!

Choose Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint to turn thrifted lamps into stunning decor pieces for your home!

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DIY Lego Table

Do you have a little builder at your house?  You can turn any small table into the perfect spot for Lego play.  Simply choose a table, paint it a fun color (optional!), and glue Lego Baseplates to the top.

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Dress Up Your Dresser

Give an old dresser a new look with letters, numbers, or any pattern you like.

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Turn a Classic Game into a Cool Journal

What a cool way to make a nifty journal! Find a game board at your favorite thrift shore (New 2 You!) to use as the cover!

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Running Out of Shelf Space?

Need new shelves? Add a little chic.

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Liven up your desk!

Give your desk some color! Find a knife block at New 2 You and brighten up your workspace! You can store anything from scissors to sticky notes while saving space!

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