Category Archive: Recycle/Upcycle

Knock Off Mackenzie Childs Cookie Jars and Lids

I admit that one of the most attractive features of a clear cookie jar is visible yummy cookies, however, these plain silver lids with plastic brown knobs needed a makeover really bad and since I just found these adorable porcelain coffee knobs the timing was perfect!  I mean look at these from Mackenzie Childs cookie …

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Recycled Jean Accessory Orgaziner

Hats off to my mom for this original design!  I had fun doing all the embellishments on the pockets and hanger but the overall ingenious design for this hanging accessory organizer featuring the screen for earrings, recycled belt loops for scarves, recycled jean buttons for necklaces, and recycled denim pockets and zippers for bracelets, sunglasses, …

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Mackenzie Childs Inspired Accent Lamp

  This little Mackenzie Childs inspired accent lamp adds a bit whimsy to our guest room décor.  I just painted the pot in my favorite Mackenzie Childs check and then added some floral foam, a candlestick lamp, a few silk flowers, and then topped it all off with a petite pleated shade in cranberry red.  Follow …

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Knock off Decor- MacKenzie Childs Enamel Board & Whimsical Magnets

I have loved or shall I say drooled over MacKenzie Childs home décor for years.  I just love looking through their catalogs and savoring each whimsical detail as if the catalog itself is a Belgian truffle.  I must admit that while I love their furniture and home accents, I do not love their price tags and that is probably …

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DUCK TAPE BAG HOLDER

I love using these large plastic jars to store my recycled shopping bags until I need them, however, until today, they were plain and boring- no need for that!  Thanks to my Lily, my shopping bags can now be stored in style!  Lily’s best friend is what we call the Duck Tape Doctor so her …

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Boyd Bunny Lamp

I found this simple candlestick lamp in a box of random items my mom was tossing out and now I wish I had a few more!  I had so much fun putting this Boyd bunny lamp together with all the little miniatures and old flower stems I gathered and it only took about an hour  …

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RECYCLED JEAN PLACEMATS

These make me so happy:)  Why? Well if you aren’t happy just looking at these recycled jean placemats let me explain… Repurposing is becoming this happy little addiction of mine and this project uses old jeans, scraps of fabrics, and then topping it off with needle felting (which I also loooove) and using my bedazzler!  Wow…oh …

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RECYCLED JEAN QUILT

Time to clean out your closet or take a trip to the closest resale shop and gather up an assortment of jeans with different finishes, cords, and maybe some old wool or velvet skirts and shirts to repurpose them into a great quilt!  This recycled jean quilt is perfect for any home and makes a …

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Magnet Board DIY

This is a simple yet adorable magnet board that you can customize to highlight any décor.  Gather a few supplies and then have fun choosing your fabric and ribbon. SUPPLIES… Pizza pan or cookie sheet ( This project was done with a 16″ pizza pan) Fabric (One piece 7″ wider and longer then the pan …

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