Beautiful Buffet Makeover

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“One day, as I was driving the car, I saw this dismantled dresser on the pavement in front of a house along with other rubbish,” Camille begins her rescue story at Gustave & Voltaire. “I stopped and rang the doorbell to ask if I could take it, but it was so big it didn’t fit into my car. So the owner offered to deliver it to me in his truck!” Rescue AND delivery? Why, yes, please!

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From Toddler Socks to Easter Chicks

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If you have little ones (or have them visit very often), then chances are you have quite a few tiny socks tucked here or there. It seems like those socks never stay in pairs! Well, at Our Peaceful Planet, Nancy has found a cute use for extra toddler socks, and it’s perfect for Easter!

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Sock Yarn Easter Eggs

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At Chaleur Life, Jess tells us that she has a lot of sock yarn. ” Often times, there’s a decent little chunk of yarn left over after knitting a pair of socks which I can never quite bring myself to throw away,” she confesses. This Spring, she found a fun way to use all of that leftover yarn.

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Frappuccino Bottle Vases

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With Spring just a few melted snowdrifts away, many of us are pulling out our glue guns and getting to work on fun crafts to welcome a new season. Laura Beth from A Step in the Journey tells us about her latest project. “I started with a few Starbucks frappuccino bottles saved for me by friends at work, and took off the labels with GOO Gone.”

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From Curbside to Patio

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Virginia of Fynes Designs had been striking out when it came to patio furniture. She’d waited until she could find one that she could afford, but to her disappointment the one she bought turned out to be a lemon and had to be returned. Bummer. “One day, just after garbage clean up, one of my cousins landed on my door-step with a gem,” Virginia tells us.

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No-Sew Polo Shirt to Skirt

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Want to learn how to turn a man’s polo shirt into an adorable skirt for a little girl, without ANY sewing? Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom started this project with a green and white striped polo shirt.

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Rescue for a Cause!

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Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust has turned her skill for reusing and repurposing into something that benefits more than just her family. “This project was created for my child’s school auction. I cut hundreds of slices from different fallen tree branches found in my driveway and on the side of the road in my area,” she explains.

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Egg Carton Wreath for Spring

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Inspired by all of the Easter egg crafts she’s been seeing, Claire of Huppie Mama thought to herself, “Well, instead of an egg craft, why don’t I make something with the egg cartons?”

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