Flowers are one of the more classic ways to show love. Whether your single or in a relationship, sometimes it's nice to show love to someone (even yourself) with flowers.

Show Love: A Repurposed Flower Bouquet

Show Love Anytime

Flowers are one of the more classic ways to show love. Whether you are single or in a relationship, sometimes it’s nice to show love to someone (even yourself) with flowers.  Through this DIY, you can show love to yourself, a significant other and even to the environment, as we repurpose many of the the materials in this project.

Flowers are one of the more classic ways to show love. Whether your single or in a relationship, sometimes it's nice to show love to someone (even yourself) with flowers.

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A Sign of Christ’s Love For Us

Christ’s Love for us

When we talk about the subject of Love, I am drawn to one topic, Christ’s love for us. The love God has shown us by sending His son, Jesus.  It may seem strange to you that I associate that with DIY, so let me try and explain.

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A Lamp Makeover: Shining New Light on an Old Lamp

What better way to celebrate a new year than to give a lamp makeover? At Curbside Overhaul, we see repurposing as a metaphor for the hope in life. See, a lamp makeover doesn’t have to be just about the lamp, it’s about taking charge of your life and changing what doesn’t suit you. It’s all about new beginnings. Endings can be dark and sad, but they don’t have to be. New beginnings come in all shapes, but taking charge of those beginnings can really brighten up your life. We might not always be happy with ourselves, but we have the power, creativity, ability to change our circumstances. We can also do this with any piece of furniture or home decor that doesn’t quite fit.

We are excited to showcase our latest lamp makeover and New Year's project! There is always another way to benefit from shining new light on an old lamp.

Repurposing is a sure way to brighten up any future. In the case of this lamp makeover, you are saving these parts from the landfill. You also saving yourself money that you can invest other ways. Maybe the most important thing in our minds is that it also gives you an creative outlet. A lot of people tell us they’re not creative, but what is there to be worried about with an old piece you were going to throw out anyway.

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We are on round two of our handmade Christmas with DIY decorations with our Picture Frame Wreath and Hand-Swirled Ornaments.

DIY Decorations: Picture Perfect Wreath

Christmas DIY Decorations

We are on round two of our handmade Christmas with DIY decorations. Our last post featured decorations made from leftover project materials or stuff we had around the house. This week, we continue the same theme with our Picture Frame Wreath and Hand-Swirled Ornaments.

We are on round two of our handmade Christmas with DIY decorations with our Picture Frame Wreath and Hand-Swirled Ornaments.

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Christmas time can be expensive but with these homemade Christmas decorations made with materials around the house, you can be festive even on a budget.

Homemade Christmas: DIY Decorations from Around the House

Our Homemade Christmas

I’m super excited because we have not one, not two, not even three, but four homemade Christmas decoration ideas to share with you today. Many of these homemade Christmas decorations can be made with the future in mind, so you can use them all year long. Another great thing about these projects is we tried to use things most people might have leftover from a different project or lying around their house. Most of these projects don’t require too much paint either, so if you have a little left in a jar or can, these are perfect to help you finish it off.

So let’s get started!

Christmas time can be expensive but with these homemade Christmas decorations made with materials around the house, you can be festive even on a budget.

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Learn how to take a simple retro office chair and restore it's purpose with paint and brush!

How to Repurpose a Retro Office Chair

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Welcome to Curbside Overhaul! This is our first tutorial and we are so excited to share with you a simple way to restore purpose and breathe life into this old retro office chair.

Learn how to take a simple retro office chair and restore it's purpose with paint and brush!

A family friend gave us this chair and it had a very unappealing green cover. But we knew that with a bit of paint, it could find a new life as a cute little office chair.

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