Category Archives: upcycling

Maga-trash: recycling magazines into a trash can

I don’t know about you, but every month we get several catalogs from companies we ordered one item from three years ago, and “magazines” that we barely read (I’m looking at you, AAA Magazine). I feel bad chucking them, but … Continue reading

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A couch pillow for the couch

At my parents’ house a few months ago, I dug out my old counted cross stitch supplies. And there they sat until I decided I need to do something about the matching ugly pillow to this one. I debated for … Continue reading

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I told you

I told you I may start a hedgehog farm. I just can’t seem to help myself from making more! Sadly, this guy has moved on to colder places – namely, my sister’s place in Michigan. I miss him already. made … Continue reading

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cheap, fun fabric source

Fabric from chain stores often costs more than I’d like to spend, not to mention that the nearest fabric store is at least 15 minutes from my house, without traffic… and I don’t much like to drive very far. Just … Continue reading

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Make a pillow prettier

When I bought my couch two years ago, it came with two pillows free! How exciting! Except that they were ugly pillows. So, finally, I made it my mission to make these pillows better. Before: After: Same pillow insides, new … Continue reading

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