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The Only 5 Tools You Need For DIY Projects

The Only 5 Tools You Need For DIY Projects

If you're like me, you feel like you have to have every tool, known to woodworkers, before taking on this DIY venture. But really, there's not much to it. There are only 5 general tools you really need. And, good chance, you already have a couple of them. Although my...

How to Build a Modern End Table-Pottery Barn Dupe

How to Build a Modern End Table-Pottery Barn Dupe

As promised, this week I'm sharing my Pottery Barn-inspired Modern End Table. This beauty matches perfectly with my modern coffee table I shared last week. You can get the plans for that build here. But just to recap, here's a quick view of the coffee table.... And...

How to Build a Modern Coffee Table-Pottery Barn Dupe

How to Build a Modern Coffee Table-Pottery Barn Dupe

As usual, when looking for a modern coffee table build, I perused Pinterest for the perfect fit. Usually when I don't find anything that catches my eye there, I search my favorite furniture stores for ideas. My go-to's Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel, McGee & Co,...

How to Build a Mid Century Modern Slatted Bench

How to Build a Mid Century Modern Slatted Bench

MODERN SLATTED BENCH Last week I shared how to build a modern dining table inspired by a recent West Elm Collection. After building this beautiful table, I knew I had to build a bench to match its mid century modern style. With two key features for the bench to...

How to Build a Modern Dining Table-Inspired by West Elm

How to Build a Modern Dining Table-Inspired by West Elm

After seeing this modern dining table from West Elm trending all over social media, I knew I had to build one! I absolutely love the straight lines and the solid look of this table. It is exactly the mid century modern design I love! And I can't wait to share this...

A Year in Review-Top Furniture Build Projects 2021

A Year in Review-Top Furniture Build Projects 2021

Furniture Build Projects A little backstory: Repurpose Life started out as a way to tell my story in sharing our lives following my husband's traumatic brain injury from a wakeboarding accident. In addition to this, I shared my new found passion (and therapy for me at...

Easy How to Build a Mid Century Modern Platform Bed

Easy How to Build a Mid Century Modern Platform Bed

MID CENTURY MODERN PLATFORM BED I have built a lot of furniture, but never have I ever, built a bed!! To walk into our newly remodeled master bedroom and know that I have literally built every single thing in there, is an amazing feeling of accomplishment! This...

Easy DIY How to Paint a Fabric Chair

Easy DIY How to Paint a Fabric Chair

Have you ever attempted to paint a fabric chair...on purpose? A couple months ago, I gave my kitchen nook a bit of a makeover. After adding a couple sliding barn doors, shiplap and fresh paint, this chair was in need of a new look too.... I had two options: a.) donate...

How to Build DIY Industrial Hardware for Furniture

How to Build DIY Industrial Hardware for Furniture

Want an inexpensive, easy way to add a little more character to a farmhouse table? Industrial hardware is the answer. Better yet, DIY Industrial Hardware. This is one of my favorite things to do when perusing the aisles of Home Depot (ok, right there you may think I'm...