{The UpCycle Challenge}

I recently entered a contest to re-purpose a household item for Habitat for Humanity...

The piece I chose started out looking like this...

and ended up looking like this...

Like it? I'd love for you to vote for it here...(click image below)

Thanks for the love!


  1. So cute, love the color and the decoupaged door details!

  2. Ok I'm going to vote!
    that green is perfect. I love how this turned out too, btw!


  3. Can't wait to join in the challenge this year! That looks fabulous!



Meet Denise

Denise Sabia, designer, DIYer and owner of The Painted Home, takes everyday items found in flea markets, thrift shops or simply along the roadside and turns them into unique pieces that freshen and warm your home … without breaking your budget. Denise began dabbling in design over 20 years ago and studied at Philadelphia University. Her client base continued to grow as did her portfolio of work, branching out to decorating entire homes. Denise lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. with her 3 kids, a dog, rabbit, 3 chickens, a gecko, and the oldest living hermit crab known to man.


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