{Up}cycled {Un}real- Revamping Hall of Fame

We’re excited to share something new in 2014, folks, via our newest endeavor- {Up}cycled {Un}real.  We’re spotlighting creative souls on the web who have successfully revamped common material, scrap, or trash into something inspiring, artistic, odd, hilarious, or all around amazing.

Hope you enjoy!  Feel free to click on the link below each photo and leave the creators a few lines of appreciation (if available). Continue reading

How-To: Pallet Wood Bench

Happy November, everyone!  We’re diving into our Pallet Wood Bench tutorial today, as mentioned here!  Woo-Hoo!


First, we would like to give credit where credit is due.  We were highly influenced by A Cherry Blossom Kind of Life’s Pallet Bench Tutorial.  Isn’t the finished product darling?


Anyway, I returned home from work to find not one, not two, but… twenty-five pallets in my yard!  “Holy Pallet,” said I!  Our friend, Dean, who owns a cleaning service (Dean’s Cleaning Service, to be precise), comes up with some of the most awesome/random finds for us.  You may remember our Navy Enamel Campaign Desk and the wood/paint we used on The Shed?  Yep, those were his finds, too. Continue reading