At Home.Made.Interest, Melinda tells us that she found this wood in the scrap pile at Home Depot. She brought it home with plans to turn it into some wall art for her gallery wall.
Over at Hawthorne and Main, Shonee has been wishing for a garden cart. So, when she discovered this old, ugly kitchen cart, Shonee knew just what she wanted to do with it!
“When we moved away from Iowa, I had a couple of really old doors with the super cool keyholes in them,” says Laura of Laura Kelly Designs. She took the doors with her, knowing that they had potential to become something really great. Recently, she decided to turn one of the doors into a desk.
“This bedroom set was in my daughter’s room until a couple of years ago, when we moved it into our master bedroom,” Jann explains at Newton Custom Interiors. Although this was a very well-made, sturdy dresser, the top had sustained some water damage at some point, and then there was the faux wicker on those upper drawers….things being what they were, Jann decided it was time to update this dresser.
Sometimes you just have to be crafty. Here’s a cute little upcycling project for one of those times. It would be a terrific rainy day project for kids, too. Sherri from About Family Crafts issued a challenge to her friends to upcycle a plastic food container, and this is how she participated in that challenge. Her container of choice once held margarine.
Looking for a cute gift for the teacher? This gift made by Teryn from Vintage Romance Style was recently featured at Tatertots & Jello. It makes use of a glass jar and other craft supplies that you might already have on hand.
Know any students that like to study in style? Pass along this nifty idea from Trisha at Black and White Obsession. With this tutorial for book covers made from paper bags, they’ll soon be studying in style!
This large, sectional office furniture has been part of Denise’s home for the past 10 years. “It has seen hours years of homework, work projects, video game battles and has the wear and tear to prove it,” she explains at Chaotically Creative. When Denise redid the family office recently, this desk set got a completely new look.