DIY-ing//Up-Cycling Projects

Giving Some Shelves a New Look

So Spring is here, or so the calendar says…the weather here in the midwest has been unpredictable as usual. To keep myself from just going mad from Spring just not wanting to be consistent with somewhat decent weather, I decided to work on a little project that I’ve been meaning to do for a while now. I bought these shelves at Goodwill (for $5!!) a while ago and have never liked the color they were… Continue reading


Mercury Glass Project

Up·cy·cle // Verb

  1. reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of a higher quality or value than the original.
    “the opportunity to upcycle trash, or turn it into new products, was vast”

For a while now, I’ve really enjoyed the idea of taking something you have and turning it into something completely different. I think I’m also in love with up-cycling because it’s thrifty and it reminds me to use what I have instead of going out to the store for something new. Continue reading