Ombre Pinecones

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Lisa from A Bride on a Budget came up with a fun and easy wintertime craft. Ombre painted pine cones! Lisa gathered her pinecones from outside, so that part was completely free.

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DIY Ottoman Makeover

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At her blog, Little Sidekick, Corey shares an upholstering project. Corey’s mom had a comfy, round ottoman that had started looking a little shabby and didn’t go with her current decor. She asked Corey to help give it a new look.

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Soup Can Super Bowl Deco

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Just in time for this weekend’s big game, here’s some upcycled decor from Drugstore Divas. They created a foot-ball themed utensil holder from an empty soup can!

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DIY Concrete Dining Set

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Aimee blogs at The Crazy Crafty Lady. There, she explains that the mismatched and worn-out dining set that she had really wasn’t her style. But with two year old twins, this stage of her life is not the one in which she is going to be investing in fine furniture. Instead, she decided to restyle the table that she had.

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Storage Trunk Makeover

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“My brother found this old trunk in his attic and wanted me to work my magic on it,” Bre begins her story. “I wanted to keep most of the original character but it needed some updates as well.” She shares the process at Brepurposed.

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DIY Tree Stump Planter

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“I had a beautiful, tall tree stump that is perfectly capable of standing up on its own, but just didn’t fit in my home except for this corner,” explains LZ of The Summery Umbrella. She decided that as much as she liked that stump, it needed a little somthing to be more visually interesting.

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Swing Arm Lamp Makeover

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At Inspiration for Moms, Laura has been working on a spruce-up of her sons room. Wanting to create a reading nook, she’d selected the bed as the perfect spot, but needed better lighting. Laura almost shelled out money for a set of new sconces, but remembered just in time that she’d be removing the wall lamps in her master bedroom for an upcoming remodel.

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Pretty Settee from a Crib

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I’ve featured quite a few projects here at Roadkill Rescue that involve cribs being turned into benches. This one by Sara of Thrifty Treasures, however, takes this concept to a whole new level. She transformed crib parts into a settee with some serious style credentials.

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