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Upcycled Fruit Bowl ~and~ Hanging Office/Craft Organizer #ChickfilaMomsDIY‬

Chick-fil-A sent me a few free product coupons and one was for their new Spicy Southwest Chicken Salad.  I couldn’t wait to try out this new salad and immediately I fell in love with it and have eaten four within the last two weeks (!) It is that good.  The fun part is they also challenged […]

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Easy Ikea Kids Furniture Facelift Using Contact Paper

When we moved recently my husband gave me a budget for new furniture for our new home, but forget to include a budget for my daughters playroom which I wasn’t so happy about – but understood and was up for the challenge!   I found some great pieces like a train table and art easel at our […]

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DIY Handmade Jewelry Using Upcycled Leather {Coats}

Handmade gifts are so great to present this time of the year.  If you’re like my family and friends we are at an age where we don’t really need anything and something handmade means so much more.  To me handmade gifts means you thought of that person, what they would like and wouldn’t like, and […]

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DIY Under 5 – Dora the Explorer (or your kids favorite character) Kids Mirror

I am a few weeks (yikes!) behind on my DIY Under 5 projects both because I was so busy making some fun things last week and because I had a daughter who was sick so I had put off blogging about these projects, but this week my goal is to treat you with two projects!    For todays […]

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Sharing Some Fun & Exciting News!

 So I don’t post much about my business, Vintage Vinyl Journals, on my blog but I wanted to share some fun and exciting news that my journals are gonna be included in a new book titled Art Without Waste !                              What […]

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Kids in the Kitchen – Yogurt Container Flower Pot

I love upcycling old items and turning them into something new, so for this weeks Kids in the Kitchen post I decided to take some yogurt containers I had been saving and turn them into flower pots!  This project was especially fun this week because along with my daughter I got my niece involved as […]

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Simple Vase Update for Under $1.00

If you are a frequent thrifter like me, chances are you’ve seen these standard cylinder glass vases for sale there or at your local dollar store, for, well, you guessed it a dollar! I see them frequently and sometimes when I’m not feeling so creative I pass them up because they look pretty boring and plain to me, but […]

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DIY Embroidery Hoop Artwork

Embroidery hoops and frames are tools that are used to keep fabric taut while working embroidery or other forms of needlework but lately I’ve seen many creative ways to use them if you’re not an embroider, which I’m not. The hoops make great base for DIY and home decor projects, and we jumped right onto the bandwagon with […]

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Montgomery County Habitat for Humanity raises nearly $600 through Upcycle Challenge

I am excited to share the below article By Victoria Wolk from Montgomery Media!  We helped to raise nearly $600 for our local Habitat for Humanity chapter, and many of our upcycled items are still available to purchase at their store which will help raise even more money!  Here’s the full article: “Habitat for Humanity […]

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Upcycle Challenge Room Details

My Mom has been really hard at work while I’ve been busy juggling doctor’s appointments, a hubby traveling, and just the “normal” Mom stuff… you know, cooking, cleaning… oh, and getting ready for a birthday party at our place next weekend.  I’ve been helping out where I can of course but I feel like she’s […]

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