Painted Wood Tray

Painted Wood Tray

Using trays on coffee tables and ottomans is a big trend these days and when I saw this tray at the thrift …

DIY Makeover Parsons Chair - UsingWhatYouHave.com

Makeover Parsons Chairs

This might not be my usual quick and easy project, but for me it was definitely worth dedicating the better part of …

Wood Peckers on DIY Bird Feeder - UsingWhatYouHave.com

Easy DIY Bird Feeder

My husband, Andy, has kindly agreed to guest blog to share how he made this easy DIY bird feeder for the deck …

Ottoman Coffee Table DIY - UsingWhatYouHave.com

Ottoman Coffee Table

Recovering of this ottoman coffee table took just a few hours and cost around $25. Andy and I had been living with cat-scratched …

DIY lamp update - selecting shade

DIY Lamp Update

Cheap and easy improvement on a thrift store lamp! I was able to do this DIY lamp update with a new harp and …

Cowhide footstool makeover tutorial

Cowhide Print Footstool

How many footstools does one person need?  If you are like me then lots!  They are such a versatile multi-use piece of …

DIY Medal Display

Personalized road trip map

Through a crazy set of circumstances my 14 year old son traveled from one US coast to the other, mostly by car/bus, …