Our Garage Sale Dud – Revamped TV Table

Every year we have a humongous garage sale in May and all year long we keep it in mind as we clean, organize, declutter, purge and rearrange. Every year we also end up selling at the sale pieces of odd furniture we have acquired from other garage sales (with the best intentions to “do something […]

How to Make a Recycled Ladder Shelf

Have you ever seen an old or broken ladder set out for the trash, or stumbled upon one super cheap at a garage sale?  We have, and here is an idea for you for the next time  you see them again! Recycled ladder shelving An old ladder can become extra shelving in your garage or […]

How to Make a Free Garden Dragonfly – Using Repurposed Funky Junk

By now you know we love projects, and we also love to save items that we think we can repurpose down the line into something new, creative and fun.  It’s kind of a passion, and Jim is the BEST at saving items and envisioning them as something else. Sunday he was outside, which is usual […]

DIY How To Make an American Flag From Reclaimed Pallet Wood

In our family Kelli’s Dad has a huge love of all things patriotic, especially those relating to the Veterans and active members of the military.  He devotes countless hours to the local Veteran’s groups, holds positions in the Polish Legion of American Veterans, runs the local Poppy Drive, is a member of the Color Guard […]

Pallet Garden Walkway DIY Freebie For Your Yard

It was the first weekend of really lovely weather here in Michigan and we were very happy to spend some time outside in the yard.  One of the projects we have underway is expanding one of our flower gardens.  We are tripling the size of one of our gardens and are super excited!  When we […]

DIY Thrifty Plastic Bag Pourer With Cap – Using a Bottle To Store Rice, Beans, Candy & More

Do you love new ideas for things?  Do you know what you can do with an empty plastic bottle?  We do!  Jim converts them into plastic bag caps for items like candies, rice, beans, etc. Watch his video showing how to do it: By using these to store food items it helps to keep them […]