With a little imagination and a bit of elbow grease, you can create wonderful, upcycled creations for every room in your house. They’re fun and when you’re done you’ll have a feeling of satisfaction and a beautiful ‘new’ piece or two.Spray paint the letters with plastic primer. Let it dry and spray with gold spray paint. Make sure you are in a ventilated area.
Regular rugs can be quite plain. Use fabric instead with a rubber mat on the bottom. Spray adhesive spray on the smooth part of the mat. Flatten any bubbles. Let it dry. For the top fabric, paint a layer of water based polyurethane onto it. Let polyurethane dry for 2 hours, add a coat and let it dry. Repeat four times.
Visit your local dollar store and pick up plastic rolls that you can cut for liners in your fridge. Any spills, simply rinse it and let it dry. Your fridge will be bright and cheerful every single time you open it.
All you need is a cotton shower curtain, stencils, and paint or try doing it freehand by using chalk first to help you outline the words.
Use sturdy cardboard paper to create roses and daisies. You will also need ribbon, pencil, ruler, scissors and a glue gun.
Take old metal or wooden trays, use Mod Podge to glue colorful art paper. Smooth out the paper and let it dry. Once dried, apply a coat of Mod Podge on the top tray and let it dry again.
Spray paint in gold an old chair. Make it bold by adding a pillow in animal print.
First you’ll need a wood frame. You can get the frame pieces made to your specifications at the hardware store. Mount the shower curtain and hang.
Upgrade your plain rug and latex paint it. You will need a couple coats of it to ensure it takes.
Take an old and large enough piece of wood. Sand it to create a smooth surface. Visit your local hardware store to drill three holes in a triangular shape. You will also need a toggle lock – eye screw and S-hook.
Spray paint branches in gold. Use them to hang jewelry holders or decoration in vases.
Needing a little privacy without losing sunlight. There are hundreds of stencil designs that can be applied with acrylic paint.
Take old wine crates, sand them, paint them and use them as wall shelving. Insert cardboard paper on the bottom to create a little contrast.
Find a tree branch that is sturdy and place it on a base. You will also need a light cable and shade.
Purchase or make your own stencils. Apply with fabric paint, let it dry. Set it with hot iron.
Use double-sided tape. Simply stick the pebble on the wall and show off your jewelry.
You can purchase a shadow box from any hardware store. Paint it your desired color. Stick a sign or stencil one on. Fill it up with movie tickets, stickers, anything that you cannot bear to throw out.
Glue a message of small wooden letters to a board or canvas and spray paint.