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From “Giveaway! To “Gimme!” : DIY Re-upholstered Bench On A Budget

Until I entered the DIY-Blogging world, I had never heard the word “upcycle” before. Yet “upcycle” (meaning to “process (used goods or waste material) so as to produce something that is often better than the original”) is the word that best describes most of the projects I do. Maybe that drive to “reduce, reuse, and… Continue reading From “Giveaway! To “Gimme!” : DIY Re-upholstered Bench On A Budget

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Feel Like Being Social? Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram!

Hi everyone! Just a quick little Wednesday afternoon update: Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram! If you’re also using these social networking platforms and want to join in on our little party, feel free to search us up and follow by clicking these buttons: Follow @UrbanistaAtHome I’ll be posting with the @UrbanistaAtHome… Continue reading Feel Like Being Social? Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram!

DIY At Home · Sewing · Up-Cycling

From One Outfit to Two: Turn That Tired 90s Dress Into 2 Cute Statement Pieces

Like a lot of girls, I love clothing shopping. Not necessarily the type of shopping where you walk into a mall with a clutch full of cash and out of it four hours later with armfuls of carrier bags, but the type of clothing shopping that doesn’t always even require buying anything, but rather just… Continue reading From One Outfit to Two: Turn That Tired 90s Dress Into 2 Cute Statement Pieces

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Instant Upgrade: How to Turn That Disaster of a Hand-Me-Down Into a “Look! I Spent A Whole Lot of Money On This” Piece of Furniture

Whether you’re like me, a 20-something student with not a lot of extra spending money, or you’ve recently moved into your first apartment and don’t have a lot of your own furniture , or you’re just trying to save a few pennies for your next splurge on a pair of gorgeous designer shoes, it’s likely you’ve got a… Continue reading Instant Upgrade: How to Turn That Disaster of a Hand-Me-Down Into a “Look! I Spent A Whole Lot of Money On This” Piece of Furniture