Hello Everyone! I know it has been a little while since I’ve written, and for that I apologize. Life has been a bit crazy lately. But nonetheless, I come to you today with a useful post! My goal today is to help all of you get past the fear commonly associated with using power tools. … More HOW TO: Conquering the Fear of Power Tools
Hey Everyone! I just wanted to take a second to announce that the Salvage Seattle Etsy shop is now up and running! Take a second to look through the items that are available and ready to ship! Currently I have 4 items available and I’m able to ship anywhere in the United States. Support this … More Etsy Shop Now Open!
I’m super excited to announce that on November 16th, I’ll be opening an Etsy Shop! Now it will be super easy to buy and special order SalvageSeattle items, and have them shipped right to your door! This is a big move for me, and I’ve been working really hard to get some products done in … More Etsy Shop COMING SOON!
Hey Everyone! Today, I bring you a new method I came across to paint letters onto wood without using a stencil. I thought it might be too good to be true, so I figured I’d try it out on a new beautiful project. And I’m happy to announce that it worked fabulously! Follow these … More How to Paint Letters on Wood without a Stencil
Hello Upcyclers and DIY-Doers! Today I bring you my latest project, and I’m truly excited about the way it turned out! I found a plain baby changing table on Craigslist advertised for free. I picked it up from a lovely lady in West Seattle. This is what it looked like when I picked it … More Baby Changing Table Transformed into Fabulous Bar
Hello fellow Upcyclers, DIY-Doers, and Dreamers! Today I bring you a piece that I’m extremely proud of! I turned a thrift store lamp into an awesome side/plant table! And it was pretty simple to accomplish. All I really had to do was make a beautiful top for it and remove some pieces from the … More Thrift Store Lamp Turned Rustic Side Table
With the constant remodel going on at my parents home, I thought it would be nice to offer a little bit of improvement to the curb appeal. Up until now, the address has been displayed with stickers. That’s right….stickers. Needless to say, I think they are in need of an upgrade. And NO, this is … More DIY House Street Number Display
This beautiful project was hand crafted as a birthday gift for a special someone. And I’m very pleased with the final product! With this handy bottle opener and cap collector, you can entertain many people, and not worry about finding bottle caps all over the place for the next two weeks! Below, you’ll read … More Bottle Opener – Hand Crafted with Reclaimed Wood
Hello internet world! QUESTION OF THE HOUR: Have you ever had a beautiful piece of art that you wanted to hang, but found yourself never actually getting to it because you had to go out of your way to purchase hooks or hanging hardware? Well, I’m here to give you a wonderful solution! HOWEVER: This method … More How to Hang Wood Artwork: Without Purchasing Hanging Hardware
What a beautiful outcome using second-hand mason jars and reclaimed fence wood! What I love most about old wood, is that even if you’re not going for a weathered look, you can sand it down and it will look brand new again. Such a wonderful concept that is near and dear to my heart. Why … More Rustic Mason Jar Candle Holder