Glittery Glass Vase

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At The Cwafty Blog, RaChel decided to turn a simple glass bottle into a pretty vase using a few craft supplies she had on hand. Her bottle of choice? A Starbucks frappucino bottle.

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Mercury Glass Bird Feeders

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At Stow & Tell U, Amy was looking for a way to use some of the glass canning jars that were gathering dust on her shelves. By combining them with some thrifted glass plates, she figured out a way to make pretty bird feeders. Amy does caution, “I’ve labeled these bird feeders as ‘ornamental’ since they may not pass a rigorous bird feeder enthusiast’s examination.”

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Granny’s Lamps Get a New Look

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At her blog, Making It In the Mountains, Kristi tells us she’s been planning on giving her Granny’s lamps a makeover ever since her mom passed them along. “I LOVE the crystal, but the faded brass just wasn’t my thing and the lamp shades were a bit too traditional for my taste,” she says.

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Happy Mothers Day!

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Happy Mothers Day to everyone who is a mother, hopes to be a mother someday, or who has benefited from the love of a mother.

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From the Kitchen to the Garden: Succulent Planter

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Aren’t vintage kitchen tools the best? Over at House By Hoff, April knew exactly what she wanted to do with this old colander as soon as she laid eyes on it.

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A Rescued Rolling Cart with a West Elm Inspired Makeover

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“A few months ago I found a metal rolling cart in a garbage pile at work,” tells Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. Delighted with the possibilities of her find, she took it home for a makeover.

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Butcher Block Island Goes Industrial

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Dena from Hearts & Sharts in in the process of giving her basement man-cave a new style: vintage industrial. One of her projects has been turning an ugly old butcher block kitchen island into a sleek industrial coffee table.

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Little Black Dress to Long Black Gloves

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“I was looking around on Pinterest and found some great pictures of girls wearing long black gloves,” says Rachel of The Cwafty Blog. “I felt instantly that I needed a pair, for sophistication purposes.” Well, for this creative gal there was no reason to go shopping–just refashioning!

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