An old doormat and some acrylic paint — Can you say upcycle?

painted door mat home improvement project

This exterior doormat was faded and completely worn out. I just hate to throw things away . . . feels so wasteful. (I already have enough discarded junk in landfills for which I am accountable.‍). I selected two colors, and a paintbrush, and started painting. It sort of reminded me of a paint-by-number kit I…

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Vintage Bench Makeover

vintage bench makeover home improvement project

This was one of my favorite projects for many reasons: it was a treasure from my father’s house; it is old; I was able to trace its history (the furniture manufacturer); I was able to combine two of my favorite things (chalk paint and using fabric); and It was also a quick transformation! Below is…

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