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.

Jul 24, 2017

Shabby Chic Decorating - sweet and simple decor

The sweet and simple style of Shabby Chic Decorating...

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Jul 21, 2017

Renovating a Spider Plant - make it look (and feel) better

Renovating a Spider Plant - make it look and feel better...

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Jul 10, 2017

Rejuvenating an African Violet - sometimes they're too vigorous

Sometimes African Violets are too vigorous, and outgrow their pot - here's how to Rejuvenate it!

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Jul 09, 2017

Trimming the Tree - literally...a Primitive Christmas Tree

A Primitive Christmas Tree - Trimming the Tree, literally...

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Jun 30, 2017

Modern Rustic Decor - you can have your country and live in the 21st century

Modern Rustic Decor - you can have your country and live in the 21st century...

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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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