Upcycled Office Lamp

This project was literally born out of seeing a super cool metal-tripod-thingy at my local Restore. I am not really positive as to what it’s first life was comprised of, but I knew that it would make a super cool base for a new creation. For $15, I snatched it up and started dreaming about table and planter designs. There …

DIY Industrial Chic Lighting

Ahhhhh, nothing much….just busting out some office renovations in between events.  We thought you might like this little creation we dreamed up after going on a shopping spree to Ikea.  I don’t know if you remember the glory days of our new office space when we moved in… Pretty darn sexy fluorescents, right??  Hahaha, we knew we wanted a change, …

DIY Industrial Wall-Mounted Wine Rack

Thrifty Thursday Projects like this feel like such a victory.  Seriously.  Sam and I had been hunting for the perfect wall mounted wine rack for weeks.  We knew we wanted wall-mounted…and that majorly limited our options at all the local shops.  I am going to call it a light bulb moment.  That moment when I realized I had enough scrap wood …

Refinished Table and Shou Sugi Ban

This was the original refinish job that I did on my coffee table.  You can check out the makeover here. Not that I did not like my own work or anything, but I am extremely prone to decorating my house.  I guess that is one of the things that makes me a Zest it Up girl! 🙂 My first step …

DIY Industrial Copper Napkin Ring

Trendy Tuesday: Have you jumped on the bandwagon yet?  Ya know, the obsession with copper accents in decor, jewelry, and just about everywhere else?  It is the coolest metallic accent to add anywhere! We adore it’s warmth in color and it’s flirty hint at just the right shade of blush.  We love using it alone, or even mixing it with …