Category Archives for "Upcycled Stuff and DIY"
Have you ever heard of herbal baby powder? Would you consider making a healthy baby powder? Turns out making a DIY herbal baby powder is a lot easier than you may think! Have you ever seen the legal commercials offering to take action on behalf of you if you have been diagnosed with cancer after […]Continue reading
Being Upcycled family like we are, obviously we think reusing and repurposing is a good idea, as opposed to, buying some new and much less quality piece of furniture, that won’t last 10 years before it finds its way to the landfill. However I also love old, antique and vintage. So when it come to […]Continue reading
Our DIY greenhouse build Ok So I have been promising a DIY greenhouse building post for like a bazillion years, or so it feels like. At our urban homestead we had built our own, but upon moving to the country we wanted to expand and improve on that design. And I know like an entire […]Continue reading
What does a big old farmhouse that also happens to be a homeschool need?? Why a big ol’ wood-framed DIY chalkboard of course! So in a 100+ year old house there are often gems hiding everywhere. Which by the way is just amazing to find authentically old stuff that I can turn into great pieces […]Continue reading
We strive to be well… How do I say green, but not green in the tree-hugger kind of way. Green in the way that is best for the earth, leaving beauty left to the next generation. Caring for this world in a way that our creator would want us to. So yes I love having […]Continue reading
Easy Upcycling We are upcyclers because we don’t like wasting money. We think going back to the days of waste not-want not make more sense. And reusing things is a better, more realistic form, of sustainable living. 1. Clothing to clothes pin bag If we are trying to not waste, that includes energy. Why pay to […]Continue reading
So we are all about saving money, using what you already have, upcycling, making something new beautiful and unique out of junk. After all this is where ‘The Upcycled Family’ came from (wink wink). Life is better with uniqueness. We are constantly in the middle of remodel somewhere in our 105 year old, crazy house. […]Continue reading