Upcycle Tip #5

Got old books, maps, calendars, posters, sheet music, scrapbook paper, or paper bags? Don’t recycle, upcycle! 1. Book Binding! Crafting books is extremely easy. Grab an old calendar or an old poster, some paper, a bone folder, some embroidery thread, and a needle. Fold about 8-10 pages of paper in half, as well as your… Read more »

Upcycle Tip #4

It’s spring; that means its time you get your gardening gloves out! Want to give your plant friends a unique place to grow? Check out some of these tips to create your own planters: 1. Vintage Tea Tins!- Tea tins are a great way to individualize your plants. Start by punching about four holes in… Read more »

Upcycle Tip #3

There is no doubt that vinyl is back in style. CDs and MP3s have fallen out of the spotlight and have been replaced with classic vinyl. Record players are currently a rare find when thrifting, but vinyls are in abundance. Record Theatre will even give you their broken, chipped, or outdated vinyl for free. 1…. Read more »

Upcycle Tip #2

Teacups! Teacups are adorable and great collection pieces, but you can only litter your shelves with so many before it becomes overcrowded. So what do you do with your fantastic vintage drinkware? 1. Bird feeders!- Glue your teacup to the saucer so that the handle is facing outward. Weave twine into a chain to make… Read more »

May 2015 Furniture Feed

April showers have brought us a busy month of May. Get a sneak peak at our latest installation currently underway for PHH Mortgage. Our new series of upcycle tips will get your started on a new spring project and Kile write her first ever blog!   May 2015 Furniture Feed

Upcycle Tip #1

Old Suitcases! You know that awesome vintage suitcase you found at a garage sale/thrift store, your grandparents’ house, or even the creepy part of your attic? It’s beautiful, but the lock doesn’t work, its heavy, or just plain inconvenient to use. So what do you do with it? 1. Turn it into a bar!- Simply… Read more »

Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindfulness, originally a Buddhist tradition, is the practice of quieting the mind’s voice, thoughts, and anxieties. The focus is to concentrate on only the present and to become keenly aware of your sense of self. Mindfulness is acceptance of yourself, others, and the present situation. Attention to the present and an attitude focused on patience,… Read more »