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!
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 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
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
Hey guys! This new DIY project was super simple and turned out really great! And I’m stoked to share this DIY instructional post with everyone! I’ve had this boring black side table for about 3 years, and I originally got it at a thrift store for $10. Which was an awesome deal at the … More Side Table Upcycle with Reclaimed Wood
A large part of the house remodel was the guest bathroom. Eventually, I’ll be creating an area on my blog to display a lot of the remodel work I’ve been doing on my parent’s home. I can’t wait to share some before and after photos with you guys! As the finishing touches were being added … More Bathroom Medicine Cabinet Upcycle