This old night stand turned into an absolute beauty after a few days work! BEFORE: I found this night stand abandoned on the side of the road in Seattle. And I must say, it was in pretty bad shape. It looked as though it had been outside for a long while. Complete with … More Abandoned Nightstand Gets a New Look
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
This page displays all Salvage Seattle upcycle projects that are for sale. If you are interested in purchasing any of the items below, please email me at SalvageSeattle@yahoo.com All the prices shown are starting points. I put a lot of hard work into these items and would love to see them go to good homes. … More FOR SALE
These cute planters were given a quick and easy facelift from the image below! This is a super easy project that can be completed an a few hours if you have everything on hand. I will also be going through some tips for potting indoor plants and how to actually keep them alive long … More Thrift Store Planter Facelift
This beautiful serving tray was once an eyesore, believe it or not. But after a bit of love and affection, it is now ready for high tea! Or in this case, wine and cheese. And in case you’re wondering….that is Washington State University’s Cougar Gold Cheese! By far, my most favorite cheese! Such a … More Serving Tray Transformation
Okay guys. In many of my projects, I use salvaged or reclaimed wood. It was brought to my attention that not everyone has a dad who keeps everything that might have a potential purpose in the future, like I do. Most of the free wood that I use comes from my father’s ever-growing wood pile. With … More SALVAGING WOOD: Where to find it.
THE MOSAIC PROJECT IS FINALLY FINISHED!!!!!!! (Took long enough, I know!) This tricky project seemed to continuously give me issues. However, this was not due to the level of difficulty, but rather a lack of planning on my part. Lesson one: Always be prepared and plan out our project timeline. Whether it was running … More Upcycled Mirror to Beautiful Mosaic
Over the years of crafting and upcycling, I have used many products. And unfortunately, they tend to accumulate and end up all over the place. Recently, I decided that this was just not working for me. What I needed was organization…and I needed it before I pulled all of my hair out. After gathering … More What’s in my Supply Box
As an upcycler, I’m all about getting the most out of my money. If I know that I can get an item or a product I need at a cheaper price, I am more than willing to go out of my way to make it happen. Now…Some people may call that being frugal. I say … More SAFETY: Buying Items from Strangers.