All Posts from ‘dump store’

REuse Centre near Lanark Ontario
This Summer is different. Different than any Summer any of us has ever experienced. We can’t do what we usually do, go where we usually go and visit with those we normally hang out with. Life definitely looks different this Summer. Have you been missing anything that you usually do during the Summer but...

vintage books found at the dump
A few weeks ago I was itching to get in the car and have a day away, so, called up my sister and we headed off to the infamous dump stores.  It is always so great to just get out of the house (especially when you’ve been couped up all winter!) and hit the...

adding feet to recycled cookie tins to make feet
I have been making the rounds of the dump “stores” this summer on a regular basis and found these old cookie tins one week.  There are sooo many of these tins out there that I wanted to upcycle them into something useful and make a tiered stand. Tiered stands are perfect to use just...

retro metal try with legs
Last summer I did a series of posts about things I found at the dump.  The dumps around our family cottage have an amazing recycle – reuse program.  Each one has a building where people can leave items that are still in decent shape for others to pick up for free.  It encourages people...

reclaimed wood tray and vintage hardware before cleaning, painting and fixing
Who doesn’t need a good serving tray?  They come in handy not only for company but for those of us who don’t have coffee tables. This wood tray had certainly seen better days when I found it this past summer. Underneath all of it’s flaws it was a pretty shape though and the wood...