I’m so glad you are here!

Recreated Designs is all about turning junk into gems and I am here to help and teach you how to do that.



Get a copy of my e-book 5 Thrifty Cottage Projects here.

5 Thrifty Cottage Projects



If you are new to upcyling and repurposing, here are some good places to start…

Back to the Basics – Finding Junk

Back to the Basics – Tips for Picking Good Junk

Back to the Basics – Tool of the {Creative} Trade

Back to the Basics – Furniture and Home Decor Paint

Back to the Basics – Finishes and Topcoats


hand tools creative trade



No matter where you are on your DIY journey, you may find these videos helpful.

For tips and tricks, check out the Tip of the Day series here…

For craft-specific projects, check out my Hometalk Live series here…

Recreated Designs videos


Where to Look for Project Material

If you would like to see some of my favourite places to find junk, check this out…

REuse Centre near Lanark Ontario

I can’t wait to see what you create!