Author Archives: Bonnie Getchell

How To: Create Upcycled Splatter Paint Art

August 22nd, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

While working on the Upcycle a Guitar into Art post, I used an old cardboard box underneath it while painting. When I posted a sneak peek of the project on Instagram, my friend suggested turning the cardboard box into upcycled splatter paint art. So, I did!

7 Unique Upcycled Furniture Projects

August 8th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Have you ever had a piece of furniture that seems too far gone to fix? Think again! These unique upcycled furniture projects will inspire you to transform instead of trashing any pieces!

DIY Branches and Birds Decor

July 26th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Have you been loving the bird decor trend this year? I adore it, so I decided to DIY my own branches and birds decor using recycled paper. Here's how you can create your own, too!

How To: Update a Vintage Chandelier

July 25th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Have you ever come across a vintage chandelier at a thrift store or garage sale, but were turned off by it's "blahness?" Here's how you can update a vintage chandelier and bring it back to life!

How To: Create a Summer Memory Jar

July 12th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

I've always adored Julie's Beach Craft: Sandy Handprint Keepsake, so when I visited the beach last week, I tried to think of other ways to display my summer adventures. I remembered this Create Your Bubble Gum Machine tutorial and adapted it to hold my summer memories!

How To: Create a Plant Stand Side Table

July 11th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Last week I bought an adorable plant stand at a garage sale. I stared at it sitting in my living room and thought, "Those curved feet are just too cute! I wish I could make it into a table." So, I transformed it into a table!

How To: Update a Vintage Cookie Jar

July 4th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

While garage saling last week, I came across this unique vintage cookie jar for $4! I wanted to sell it in my craft booth, but the paint was faded and cracked. I think it goes without saying that the owl has pretty creepy appearance as well. Here's how you can fix up that vintage piece next time instead of passing it up

4th of July Craft: Recycled “Firecrackers”

June 28th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Last year I made Eco-Friendly "Sparklers" to decorate for the 4th of July. This year, I created colorful recycled "firecrackers" using items that you probably already have in your craft stash! Here's how you can make your own

How To: Recycled Map Art

June 13th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

I've seen recycled map art projects all over Pinterest and I was just waiting for an opportunity to create one, too. After returning from Guatemala this week, I was inspired to make my own eco-friendly version!

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