“NEW” Vintage Suitcase

Vintage Suitcase Redo With Duck Tape from Too Much Time On My Hands 120

This post brought to you by Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. I found this awesome little suitcase on my last trip to the thrift store. By thrift store standards, it was  abit pricey at $6.95. but I just knew my daughter would love a little case all her own for playd date supplies ... continue reading

Happy Earth Day TV Spot


I had a blast....A BLAST on the Everyday show on Fox 31 Denver today. In honor of Earth Day today, Hometalk sent me to share 5 DIY projects you can make using an old cardboard box. Here are the details for each of the projects: Framed Memo Holder, Rolling Burlap Crate, Twig Flower Pot, Wall ... continue reading

Cardboard Box Upcycle into a Planter Box

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Are you tired yet, because I sure am. We have been awash in cardboard upcycling for Earth Day! THINK OUTSIDE THE CARDBOARD BOX I actually have loved doing this "series" and feel like it could go on forever. The possibilities of what to do with a cardboard box are truly endless. I made a memo ... continue reading

Upcycled Wall Typography DIY

Easy cardboard letter wall typography tutorial 120

Oh that's right, I am still on my THINK OUTSIDE OF THE CARDBOARD BOX theme for Earth week! I always love upcycling materials and who doesn't have a few extra cardboard boxes lying around. I already made a message board, a closet organizer, and a rolling crate out of cardboard boxes and tonight, I have ... continue reading

Industrial Rolling Cart DIY

Recycle a cardboard box into an industrial rolling cart from Too Much Time on My Hands Square 120

I promised you that this week would be THINK OUTSIDE OF THE CARDBOARD BOX week, and I wasn't lying! For this cute little project I used an old shipping box. I cut off the top, but saved the pieces to create a sturdy bottom for my crate. I used a roll of burlap. I just ... continue reading

Diaper Box Upcycle

Upcycled Diaper Box Organizational Crate from Too Much Time on My Hands Square 120

Let's just call this week, "Think Outside the Cardboard Box" week! I shared a cardboard box memo board last week and I have 2 more coming this week, so hold onto your hats folks, we are in full on Earth Day mode round here. My linen closet is a hot mess. I have seen so ... continue reading

Cardboard Box Message Board

DIY Cardboard Box Framed Message Center 120

Earth Day is next week and I am having so much fun whipping up projects using recycled materials. This one used a cardboard box, scrap fabric, and an old picture frame. I spray painted my wood frame black and while that was drying I got to work on what was going inside the frame. I ... continue reading

Decorate Your Eggs with Sharpies

Decorate You Easter Eggs with Sharpies From Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I just love using Sharpies in my crafting, anyone else? They are so versatile and work on almost any surface. I decided to but some ceramic type of eggs for this project and I love that these eggs will last forever, or until one of the kids breaks them. I just did some random designs. ... continue reading

(over) 365 Recycle & Upcycle Projects for Earth Day!

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I always love recycling and using old materials in my projects and crafts.Mostly because it's cheap, but also because I am saving things from the garbage dump. These are collections of projects from me and tons of inspired and creative people out there working to create beautiful things while being respectful of our Earth Now, ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Dressers


Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Dressers-every dresser in my house is a thrift store find that has received a new life. I currently have six. They house clothing, craft supplies, media items. They are great in the bedroom, living room. playroom...everywhere! There ... continue reading