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Posts by: AbandontheCube

Broaden your Horizons – And your Mind

The following is a guest post by Anna Jones. Broaden your horizons – and your mind Further education isn’t just about lectures,...

Fernweh Originals

I’m happy to announce that I have begun selling my artwork. You can find paintings, custom hand-painted furniture and home decor by...

French Dresser Upcycle

I found another dresser with a decent frame on Craigslist. Yes, I check out the listings every few days for cheap, sturdy furniture that I...

Bedroom Redesign

Well I crapped out and didn’t take a BEFORE photo because it was too embarrassing. But below is a picture from a few months ago when...

Antique Desk Remodel

This is my first desk remodel and I have to say, it went alright! I bought this crappy desk off of Craigslist and didn’t take a photo...

Refinishing a Butcher block Table

Well, I’ve been at it again! This time I took a perfectly good butcher block table from the in-laws and refinished it. Before you get...

Dresser Refinished, Upcycled and Remodeled

I found this dresser on CL and thought, what the hell… I know nothing about refinishing furniture, let’s give it a try. Both...

DIY Headboard from Butcher Block

To continue the theme of upcycling and creating, here is my tutorial (aka, my creation journal, for the granola crunchers out there) on how...

Duck Dynasty Cake Creation

I must be in the DIY mood because I have about nine big projects going on around the place. I just finished upcycling a perfectly good...

Refinishing a Three-Drawer Dresser and Obsessing Over Upcycle-ing

Well, like many Americans with time on their hands I’ve gotten into the upcycle trend of taking crap and making it treasure....

Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas, Cube Abandoners! We hope the year ahead is as stunning, rich, and full as the year behind us soon will be. With warm...

Our First ATC Video is up!

ATC has joined the digital age (well, I guess we were kinda there already but now we’re even more digital) and we’ve loaded our...

5 Enjoyable Ways to Get Into Shape

Staying fit and active is an essential factor to healthy living. The only thing is, running on a treadmill or pounding the cross trainer...

Going to the Gun Show

Well… I went to my first ever gun show last weekend in Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA. As part of the south, the gun laws are...

DIY Burlap Headboard and Lamps

When one Abandons the Cube one has little money. Still, with a bit of creativity you can do wonders. I was reading a few blogs and came...

Grab a bite, or more

If you like to keep up with what’s going on, you’ll have heard a lot of people discussing the so-called Trickle-Down Effect. Although...

Wedding Bells

That’s right folks, we’ve tied the knot. After seven years of traveling around the globe together we finally took the real,...

Cancun, baby!

That’s right, we just spent eight days in Cancun. While I did originally think that Cancun would be a ghost town in summer...

USA Multi-Center Vacations

The Ultimate USA Multi-Center Vacation It’s no wonder that the USA lends itself well to multi-center vacations. The sheer vastness of the...

Don’t Miss: The Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2013

The summer season is a superb time to consider a visit to Edinburgh, with so many events and activities scheduled for the summer months....

Holidays in Turkey

Turkey is a superb holiday destination for its position alone. Being the most southerly country in Europe, this beautiful place benefits...

ATC Website Redesign 2013

That’s right. We’ve done it again. This is the third reincarnation of ATC. Ah, from its humble beginning as a Dreamweaver site...

Airlines and Luggage Nightmares

I have a trip to Cancun coming up. I haven’t flown in a while and I’m really sick of how airlines are trying to make an extra...

Explore More And Pay Less – Go Camping!

There’s no point abandoning your cubicle like our famous adventurists  if you’re just going to spend your time in hotels. It’s great...

Travling Cash

One of the number one reasons we hear that people don’t abandon their cubicles and travel is a lack of money. One tip for managing...