Hi, there! I’m Gail Wilson, the author and mastermind behind My Repurposed Life. I’m obsessed with finding potential in unexpected places and believe that with a little hard work and imagination, any old thing can be made useful again—myself included! I hope you’ll enjoy the journey and pick up a few tools along the way… literally!
Making spindle candlesticks out of bits and pieces, is not only easy-but a lot of fun! Using scraps of wood for bases, and parts of chairs, beds, and stairs . . . you will have more candlesticks than you need!
Using reclaimed wood from a pallet and metal rods from old cribs, I made some DIY beverage holders with score pegs for backyard lawn games. The beverage holders are roomy enough to hold drinks, phones and more.
Have you noticed our new look? It was time for an update. We're here every Tuesday evening to inspire you with featured projects and recipes as well as the latest and greatest ideas from your hostesses. We hope you find something to inspire you to make or bake!
You will love these repurposed bed and crib ideas. They're all about the kids! How to make kids' projects out of old beds, headboards, and cribs. Maybe you already have your child's old bed or crib? no? They are so readily available at thrift stores, flea markets and yard sales.
Being the second Wednesday of the month means that it's time for our Thrift Store Decor Team challenge. My friends never disappoint. They are so clever and crafty. Be sure to check out their awesome projects. This is one of your favorite days here on My Repurposed Life. Let me know what your...
I fixed an old wooden ladder up and painted it with my Finish Max. It makes the perfect outdoor plant stand for a garden or patio. I decorated it with some succulents and other plants. Topping it off with some inexpensive outdoor decor from local dollar stores. All in all, this makes for a very...
It's time for our Dollar Store Design Squad projects! These clever dollar store hacks will leave you scratching your head wondering why you didn't think of it! Five fun projects to inspire you to visit your local store and make something fun for your home, yard, or feet!
Thank you so much for your continued support of our weekly Talk of the Town party! The party has a new look. Isn't it fabulous? So many great features for you week in and week out thanks to all the fabulous items shared each week!