Louise and Jenni are two good friends who blog at Paging Fun Mums. Inspiration for a fun way to help their kids eat their vegetables came from an interesting source: these soft, rubbery dinosaurs found for cheap at the local toy store.
At iCandy Handmade, Autie shares the backstory on these two cupboard doors. “My father-in-law owns a restoration company and oftentimes has cupboard door styles or carpet squares that have been discontinued and he no longer uses.” He gave them to Autie and the doors sat in her garage for a while before she figured out what to do with them.
Tempest blogs at Ellomennopee. “I’ve always wanted a footstool, I blame Disney,” she confesses. (That footstool puppy in Beauty and the Beast is pretty irresistible!) Hence the reason why Tempest rescued this worn out footstool from the curb.
Lisa blogs at Modern Hen Home. When a dear family friend held an estate sale, he gave Lisa some of his midcentury modern furniture, including two wooden side tables.
At Growing with the Gimlins, Jody shares how her mom cleaned out her garage and passed along this cute old picnic basket to Jody. But since the top was decorated with Jody’s maiden name, she decided to give it a makeover to better fit her family.
Bonnie blogs at Our Secondhand House. When she bought this old bundt pan from the thrift store for just $1.00, Bonnie knew she could repurpose it into something beautiful.
Over at Pretty Providence, Sarah has a collection of vintage suitcases down in her cellar, which she scored at yard sales over time. One day she got brave enough to take on an old ugly suitcase and make it something beautiful. Sarah wasn’t quite brave enough to take on a spooky cellar though, so her husband saved the day and brought up the suitcase. That’s what husbands are for, am I right?