July 23, 2013 By 1 Comment
20 Upcycled Creations
July 23, 2013 By 9 Comments
This morning we are going to revisit the wonderful world of Upcycling!
I am so totally amazed each and every day with the creativity out there in the blog world…the upcycled creations are simply over the top fabulous and imaginative.
So it’s all about
Upcycled Creativity Today!
This should come as no surprise to my regulars here at
The Cottage Market…that this is one of my most favorite upcycled projects. Ok…the doggie sitting there all cute with a pretty pink umbrella may be a big part of why I love this so much….this upcycled drawer doggie bed simply rocks and
did an amazing job!
Moral of the story…SAVE THOSE DRAWERS : )
and treat your bed to a new comfy space!
worked some upcycling magic on these glam chairs!
Drop by and see the transformation and get the DIY.
took a very beaten down 1800′s vintage dresser
and turned her into a stunning movie star!
I am crushing on this one!
features some incredibly creations and this
Upcyled Boat made into a bookshelf
is one that is truly sensational.
If the nautical theme is your thing…you need to find yourself a boat to upcycle…don’t you think?
Talk about Trash to Treasure…
shares her upcycled
Coffee Table Redo!
this is so cool…it lifts up!
get the DIY!
shares a a yummy kitchen accent table
that has a secret ingredient…
Intrigued? Erin shares the whole process!
This gorgeous piece of vintage was transformed with a paint treatment in ravishing red…then the door was removed and it instantly became a natural to store
handmade quilts…a perfect duo don’t you think!
Check out Hometalk for more fun!
there is a fantastic red desk with all the trimmings and a cork top…this is beauty did not always look like this…drop by to see the before and how to get to the after!
KariAnne is always upcycling…check out this
You will want one for your very own.
I wish I could find the original source for this project…it sure is over the top creative and a great conversation piece!
These may not fit your living room decor…but how great would they be in a play room…kids room…
A great way to recycle those old threads!
Here is a project that looks fabulous…the trick is finding vintage suitcases nowadays…the word it out on how fabulous they are and you can’t find them any more : ( But there is hope…keep looking and one of these beauties can be yours.
spot light this upcycled beauty.
shares some cool creations…but I had to show you this one…with little or no work at all…take a vintage step stool and you have an instant side table…love it!
Angie over at
shows us what to do with a vintage broken folding chair…who knew!
Love this and you will too…now start looking for some
Speaking of Chalkboards…
check this one out!
All you need is a cool headboard…some paint and you are in business!
You can count on Angie from
to provide you with incredible vintage inspiration!
Ok…I am loving the chalkboards…so here is another fun and fabulous DIY!
Don’t you love it…no question on which would be the sock drawer…right?
If you follow Junkin Joe…you have seen this
many times…Artsy VaVa has a new vintage heater project that is
Would you have known that this is a
Vintage Kerosene Heather?
Well this beauty may not be telling time any more but wow…she is looking really awesome.
Come and see how
turns Grandfather into a young man!
(wish I could turn back the hands of time like that : )
I am sure you heard the news that Thistlewood Farms now has a Gatehouse!
Well you have to check it all out and check out this new eye popping project…this table went from drab to FAB and KariAnne shows you how! You are going to be surprised with the supplies you need! What a pinkalicious project!
Do you have some old vinyls? An oven? Melt and bend!
shares this groovy idea!
It is so amazing how some old filing cabinets can be transformed into trendy…terrific…functional furniture. With a bit of sanding…the perfect shade of paint …a wooden top and some accessories this can be yours. So when you look at that old filing cabinet in the garage or basement and you get ready to donate it or discard it…think again!
Country Living always has such FRESH ideas! I do believe these are in my near future…