Main Ingredient Monday- Cereal Boxes

20 ways to recycle, reuse, and upcycle cereal, snack, granola, and soda boxes from TMTOMH too-much-time 2

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I was just thinking of using an old cereal box to make a Valentine's decoration and started wondering how many ways there are floating around out there to upcycle those babies! I got to thinking about all ... continue reading

Upcycled Brown Paper Bag Spider Webs

brown paper bag upcycle spider webs from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands 6

If you caught Main Ingredient Monday this week you may have seen this addition to my Halloween Paper Craft collection. I was trying to make some of these spider webs with black plastic trash bags and it was a disaster. The plastic was so staticy and tangled and I kept ripping it. When I saw ... continue reading

Upcycled Shutter Halloween Decor

DIY BOO Shutter Decoration from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands #halloween #decoration #indoor #outdoor #craft #DIY 5

Last year I found this 2 pack of old plastic shutters at the thrift store. Last summer I turned one into a fiun flag decoration, but the other one has  been hanging out in my garage. I decided to make a little vertical hanging "BOO" sign for Halloween, but everywhere I hung it looked lame. ... continue reading

Old Crate Fall Sign

Easy DIY Fall Crate Sign from (TMTOMH) Too Much Time on My Hands feature

When I saw this amazing fall porch from Taryn at Design, Dining, and Diapers I totally fell in love! That giant pallet sign jumped right out at me and I knew I needed to figure out something similar. I needed something smaller for my front porch because it is cozy up there. I yanked a ... continue reading

Outdoor End Table Upcycle

Outdoor Waterproof Patio  End Table from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands Square

I am on a mission to make my miniscule back yard a cozy entertaining space wehre the whole family can enjoy time together. Did I mention it was tiny...right  I did. I made these awesome outdoor solar lamps  and chalkboard serving tray last week and really needed a place to put them that wasn't on ... continue reading

Patriotic Project Round-Up

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  I have been having so much fun preparing for the patriotic season that is beginning with Memorial Day in a couple of weeks. I put together a collection of my favorite Red, White, and Blue crafts for all of you parties, BBQ's, and picnics. I have three old shutters in my garage and it ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Dresser Drawers

20 crafts and projects - repurpose, reuse, and upcycle old dresser drawers 120

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects A fewweeks ago I did a Main Ingredient Monday on cool new ways to use dressers. While doing that research I stumbled upon new ways to reuse dresser drawers and realized it deserved a whole post all ... continue reading

Upcycled Shutter Flag

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I have had three old shutters hanging out in my "junk" pile in my garage for the past 2 years. I just saw something on Facebook the other day that said something about all you need for invention is a good pile of junk-and it's so true. When I am feeling creative and don't have ... continue reading

main ingredient monday-computer upcycles

20 computer upcycle ideas

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I feel like after just one year a computer is out of date and there are newer and more exciting models that people jump for. While I am not in a position to get a new computer ... continue reading

Patriotic DIY Chalkboards

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Don't you just love the versatility of chalkboards? I may just be I alone here? I have them all over my house and I really love using them for parties. Change out the message to fit your needs. Maybe a welcome message for guests, your menu, or directions to meet you out back for ... continue reading