Trash to Treasure Blog

Seeking out gems among dross, diamonds in the rough and creating beauty out of the cast offs of our wasteful materialistic society - rebel against filling up the landfill and make something useful from all that trash.

Jun 05, 2017

Framed Vintage Lace - two old things combined into beauty

Take some vintage lace, frame into an old distressed picture frame for a beautiful window covering

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Jun 03, 2017

Sad Armoire to Fab Shabby Pie Safe

This sad armoire gets taken from trash to this fab shabby pie safe treasure...

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Jun 01, 2017

DIY Tips - how to do it yourself

Doing it yourself and not knowing where to start? Here are my favorite DIY Tips...

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May 29, 2017

How to Strip Furniture - DIY tips

How to Strip Furniture - some DIY Tips for easier furniture refinishing...

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May 27, 2017

Faux Painting Techniques - how to create a vintage look

DIY your own Faux Painting Techniques for a vintage look...

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May 24, 2017

Architectural Antique Salvage - old is new again

Old is new again with Architectural Antique Salvage...

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May 22, 2017

Chalkboard Paint - methods and techniques

Here's how to use Chalkboard Paint - methods and techniques...

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May 13, 2017

Welcome Sign Redo - porch decor refurbish

Faded and shabby, this Welcome Sign needs a Redo...

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May 11, 2017

Elephant Jars - a good way to use trinkets

These Elephant Jars are a fun way to use those little trinkets - we've all got a drawerful...

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May 06, 2017

My Rustic Garden - lots of junk here

My Rustic Garden - lots of junk and ways to use it here...

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May 05, 2017

DIY Hoard - my arts and crafts supplies

Stocking up my DIY Hoard - where do all these arts and crafts supplies come from?

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May 04, 2017

What's the Best Glue For Crafts?

How do I find the Best Glue for Crafts? See the tips about all things DIY...

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Apr 30, 2017

Broken Bantam Rooster - fixing another resin rooster

Broken Bantam Rooster...

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Apr 15, 2017

Rustic Pedestals - display your collection, rustic style

Display your special collection in a Rustic Pedestal - easy DIY for rustic home decor...

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Mar 23, 2017

Resin Rooster Renovation - Ferdinand Gets a New Beak

Ferdinand finally gets a new beak - the Resin Rooster Renovation...

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