The Girl UPcycled Studio Blog

Romance is in the details
Soft hues of grey and lavender (accented details by Iron Orchid Designs IOD)  Oh my goodness, if you could have seen the shape this girl was in! Scratched and dings with dull wood that had hints of the beauty she...
The Perfect Paint Finish for all Styles of Decor
After getting overwhelmed with emails and messages from Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook from people wanting to know the secret behind my biggest selling paint finish... I am so stinkin' excited to finally be able to now offer the online furniture...
Fall DIY "crackle" crate pumpkin
Looking for a sweet lil DIY upcycle? This is the perfect project that can be completed in about 2 hrs!  I found these wooden crates at Home Depot (they were the best price there compared to hobby lobby) but hobby...
Easy Wall Stamp DIY with IOD Stamps
Wow, this wall stamp couldn't be any easier to use! I really couldn't believe it, but see for yourself as you watch my step by step video. I'm already excited and thinking about more creative ways I can incorporate the...
My Dream Is Yours
This is possibly my favorite project to date because it has such personal touches added within it to always remind a very special baby girl of her grandmothers love. Vintage buffet repurposed as a diaper changing station  I had created...
Tropical Boho for my little lazy river town
Nothing welcomes spring and generates excitement like seeing bright and vibrant colors, so that is just what I set out to do with the Spring/Summer Girl UPcycled Studio window design for the season. Is there anything more cheerful than seeing...
The case of the Misfit Furniture
Transformations of Upcycled furniture using faux paint techniques with Diy Paint from Debis's Design Diary, Why DIY Paint you may ask??Debis Design Diary DIY Paint is unlike any other brand that I know of because it is clay-based.  Many brands...
Amazing Grace
Introducing "Grace", I don't know how much you know about this lovely girl but the word out on the street is that she is just simply "Amazing!" This old tattered and scuffed up piece took inspiration from the classic favorite...
Tis The Season
Put an element of surprise into your wreaths by adding an antique tool or a salvaged piece as the focal point for an unexpected touch! No fireplace? No problem! Just tuck an old mantel in behind the tree for that...
A dash of boho with a pinch of shabby chic

a dash of boho with a pinch of shabby chic!

Dance of the Painted Lady

Bringing life to a Historical Home, Putnam District Zanesville Ohio

Girl with the crystal chandelier
Isn't it just amazing how a great paint job can totally transform an entire look and style of a tattered piece of furniture?I started with a really good cleaning! A couple to be exact-The exterior of the dresser is painted...
Door Envy Makeovers!

Don't just blend in...Stand out!

Thanksgiving Giveaway

Pumpkin Wineglass Candle setting

Danielle Loves Nostalgia
Dedicated to a dear, sweet and extremely talented photographer and vintage loving friend of mine "Danielle" This is what she looked like when I started off, yep, I've seemed to have gotten myself I to yet again another veneer stripping...
Look no further Charlie Brown!

An Upcycled Pumpkin display sure to please Charlie Brown!

Nothing like staying home for real comfort

The making of a Farmhouse Style Table

When I saw you, I fell in love

Transform a piece with a beautiful glazed finish!

Road kill or Road thrill? You decide
Can you believe I found these on the side of the road?!? Yes indeedy, I kid you not! We live pretty far out on an old curvy country road and evidently the neighbors in the farmhouse down they way were...
About girl UPcycled

A Lil bit about who Girl UPcycled is-the good the bad the ugly??


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