Hello Everyone! With the holidays approaching, it’s time to think about decorating for the occasion! In my household, we gather for a Christmas Eve dinner. For us, (if at all possible)….this is usually more grand than Thanksgiving. And since I’ve seemed to get out of a lot of the cooking this year, I figured a great … More Quick N’ Easy Holiday Centerpiece
Today, I bring a beautiful project to all of you! I finished this industrial shelf today, and I’m so pleased with how it turned out! I have to admit, I was a little ambitious with this project…needless to say, it turned out to be a bigger project than I thought it would be. And … More Thrift Store Metal Shelf Turned Industrial Beauty
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!
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.