(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

Bundt Pan Umbrella Planter

Bundt Pan Patio Table Umbrella Planter from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

EASY, EASY, EASY! This project was so simple and I just love the pop of color on my patio table now! I have been searching for the planters that fit around your umbrela on your patio table and was not happy with the prices I found.  I didn't want anything too big, but was hoping ... continue reading

Recycled Newspaper Gift Bag Tutorial

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My recycle bin is now officially empty! Yesterday I cleared out all of the tin cans for this project and today I used up all of our old newspapers and an empty cereal box for these adorbs gift bags! This one gets easier with each bag you make. By the third one I was moving ... continue reading

Upcycled Tin Can Planters

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AHA- It was 70 degrees last weekend and I am so ready for spring. I am pretty sure everyone feels the same as we do! The smell of the soil and dirt under my fingernails felt awesome. I like this little project because it was quick, easy, and inexpensive. I hit the recycle bin for ... continue reading

Personalized Frames with Mod Podge Rocks Stencils

Personalized picture frames with Mod Podge Stencils from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I was so excited to have an opportunity to try out this amazing new product from Plaid and Mod Podge Rocks! Adhesive stencils that are pretty much the most brilliant thing ever invented. I love the look of stencils, but I honestly have issues getting them affixed and keeping them in place as I go ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Scrap Wood

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I have tons of random wood in my bin. Scraps from other projects, freebies from Home Depot, and extras from my brother-in-laws contracting business. I figured there had to be some cute stuff I could do with ... continue reading

DIY Welcome Sign

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This was supposed to be a tutorial, BUT while loading the pics onto my laptop I accidentally deleted everything instead of uploading everything. DER! I am actually surprised that has never happened to me before now and let me tell ya, I will be much more careful from now on! Do you have a welcome ... continue reading

rustic inspirational chalkboard signs

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I was so excited to score this amazing deal from Decor Steals for these 2 gorgeous chalkboards. I have had them for a few months and just couldn't decide where to put them and what to write on them. I have been sprucing up my bedroom and realized these would look perfect above my chalkboard ... continue reading

Living Room Redo on a Budget

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A couple of months ago I redid my family room. Then last month, I redid my entryway. The entryway is the opposite side of this living room, so I decided to spruce up this room as well. Since it was a total whim with NO budget, I had to be resourceful! This is the before.I ... continue reading

Gallery Wall with Antler Mount

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Oh where to begin? I have had this big empty wall in our master bedroom and I could not for the life of me figure out what to do up there. The opposite side of the room has our bed and a large iron sculpture hanging above it. So, I needed something different. Honestly, I ... continue reading