Repurposing a Salad Bowl

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At The Salvaged Boutique, Kathy was reminded of Fall when she spotted this forgotten wooden salad bowl in her storage room. She decided to bring it out of retirement and put it to use again.

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Fun Bat Boxes for Treats

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Here’s a fun craft just in time for Halloween from Claire of A Little Claireification. It’s something you probably already have all the supplies you need on hand, starting with the empty toilet paper rolls.

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Redoing a Floral Dresser

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This flowery dresser has been in Jess’s family for years. It made the rounds through various rooms in her parent’s home, ending up in the laundry room. “When my parents went to remodel their laundry room, the flower-covered dresser was going to be kicked to the curb if I didn’t save it,” Jess explains at A Smith of All Trades.

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Spider Plates for Halloween

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Over at Meatloaf and Melodrama, Dee tells us, “I have a set of white plates that I got a few years ago. It’s one of those sets that you buy in a huge box, and it has every type of plate in in, including little saucers, which I’ve never used.” When she spotted some inexpensive spider window clings, Dee thought of her unused plates and had a lightbulb moment.

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Corner Shelf Restyled

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At Thrifty Treasures, a friend passed along this shelf to Sara. The shelf was sturdy, solid oak, but it just wasn’t working for Sara’s friend.

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Rescued Table to Corner Bench Transformation

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One lucky day, we spotted this solid wood dining table as a curbside freebie on our way home from work,” Trisha from Black and White Obsession tells us. “As soon as I laid eyes on it I KNEW it would be the perfect piece to turn into a much more functional corner bench.”

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Salvaged Doors Make a Cabinet

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“I got these vintage armoire doors from my neighbor,” says Gail at My Repurposed Life. She decided right away to use them to make a small cabinet.

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From Too-Big Pants to Too-Cute Dress

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Over at Mabey She Made It, Lisa had a pair of pinstripe pants that not longer fit (they were too big). She decided it was time for a refashion!

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