a retro metal tray with birds and flowers
This is a quick little project that recreates an old, vintage serving tray, that your Grandmother may have laying around, into a a beautiful and useful memo board. I found this cute vintage serving tray when I was cleaning out a cupboard at our cottage and fell in love with the vibrant colours.  With...

adding a pale blue ribbon to brown curtains
Some soft, beautiful DIY curtains can make all the difference to the feel of a room.  Sometimes it is just the simplest things that can make a room go from “liveable” to “loveable”. In this bedroom, the client had worked to create a softer, more feminine feel to the room but just didn’t know...

a colourful happy birthday sign
I recently made the decorations for a very special 80th birthday party for a wonderful woman.  The only requests for the decorations were flowers and bright colours 🙂  The client’s budget was going mostly for food but there was a little for decorations for the special party.  With the limited budget it took some...

adding butterflies and flowers to some stock curtains
Here is a quick little project that I did for my nieces not long ago.  I made these DIY butterfly curtains with just some ribbon, buttons and butterflies. My nieces had a plain pair of pink curtains for their new room (in their new house!) that they were less than thrilled with.  They wanted...

redoing a living room with no windows
So it has taken a little while, but I finally have a chance to post the before, during and after pictures of a Living Room makeover that I did.  The living room belongs to a client that was on a tight budget.  We were able to redo the living space for under $200!  Most...

Etsy Shop Badge for Recreated Designs
Welcome to my Blog about my Recreated Designs!  Recreated Designs was begun as a way for me to have a creative outlet while doing something that I love.  Recreated Designs is about… Reclaiming solid, wooden pieces of furniture and recreating them into beautiful and functional statement pieces that can be used in any space. ...