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Recycling and Upcycling

Wendyjoyhall
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These were the two round ends of an old dressing table which required quite a bit of carpentry to modify and repair. Lots of sanding then treated sid ...

Wendyjoyhall
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When you collect old furniture you inevitably end up with old mirrors. What to do ..... I did these. Sanding, undercoating and some op shop books, c ...

houseonhockhill
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I absolutely adore the whole rattan furniture vibe, but couldn't find *exactly* what I wanted in the shops to fit my measly budget. I bought a new, ba ...

misszara
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I did this project entirely solo (minus light installation) to prove to myself that I could do it. The bench is the original bench and vice from what ...

Wendyjoyhall
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This big boy was a massive job. Lucky my husband in good at carpentry! Early days of my interest and probably too much but it came back n to life ni ...

Wendyjoyhall
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Again, this was on old piece picked up for not much. Lots of sanding, good sealer undercoat and then 3 topcoats. Drawers lined with a dramatic fabric ...

MitchellM
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I thought I would share a pallet coffee table I built over my weekend. I used a very similar process to the D.I.Y. article How to build a simple co ...

LorenaDIYS
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   before After  I transformed a dark buffet and now it’s light and bright , I used cabots ACORN water base stain . full video on YouTube EJ Ma ...

LorenaDIYS
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            Using British paint sample pots & plaster of Paris , I upcycle old vases to new . Full video on YouTube Ej Makes Us 6

LorenaDIYS
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I transformed a dark brown hall table to bright and new . I used cabots ACORN water base stain . Full video on YouTube EJ Makes Us 6 after   ...

Wendyjoyhall
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This was perhaps a cutlery/ silverware holder or cupboard. as it had old red felt lining. I'm not sure I just liked its good bones and thought it was ...

LorenaDIYS
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                         DIY July This project is in collaboration with Britsh Paints Australia My laundry & cabinets desperately nee ...

LorenaDIYS
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I transformed my huge extendable dining table . I sanded all the dark brown away . once sanding was done I applied cabots ACORN water base stain & fol ...

LorenaDIYS
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DIY SUPPLIES AT BUNNINGS WAREHOUSE  AFTER  the before I transformed this dark brown dresser and now it’s light & new again full video on You ...

LorenaDIYS
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   upcycled these vases from Vinnies mixing love note by Britishpaints & plaster of Paris … someone’s trash is another’s treasure 懶 check out reels ...

Nellstar
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Bought a cheap red /black fold out ottoman bed & clearance linen fabric from Ikea. Removed all the fabric on the ottoman, cut the top in half & used t ...

Wendyjoyhall
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Found this in pretty poor condition, hence having to paint and decorate the doors. I like this one particularly.    

Leeelooo78
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I would like to paint the underside of my boring round, glass top dining table. I'm thinking a sky or light blue colour. What spray paint would be be ...

Wendyjoyhall
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Since Covid I have learned to makeover old pieces of furniture with my own twist based on my love of craft and colour and textures. Just a hobby init ...

moniquecole1990
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The most glam BBQ glow up All details below     ‼️ FIRST THINGS FIRST: You’ve gotta spend time prepping your surfaces. Remove knobs and handles. ...

LorenaDIYS
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    I transformed my dark brown tv unit . Now it’s light & bright . I used acorn cabots water base stain & black paint . Full video on YouTube Ej M ...

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