Here’s a super fun upcycling project from Melissa Moore. She made this crayon organizer for a church classroom using empty aluminum cans that she’d been saving
Shanna from Restoration Redoux found this desk in the free section of Craigslist. “When we went to pick it up, it was in a very sketchy alley,” she confesses.
Over at Blah to Tada, Claire came up with an inexpensive and eye catching way to display earrings. It’s a great idea for anyone who sells jewelry–especially if they want to keep their expenses down at craft fairs and other venues, since it starts with a very easy-to-find material: cardboard.
Erin and Emily blog at Elizabeth Joan Designs. The last time the sisters were together, Erin mentioned that she needed a chair for her new desk. As luck would have it, Emily had recently rescued the perfect chair from the roadside, and was happy to pass it along to her sister. As you can see, the chair was in decent condition, but the upholstery was not
When Jaime updated her daughters’ bedroom in their 1740 saltbox farmhouse, she decided to turn the existing door into a barn-style sliding door. Check out the transformation at That’s My Letter.
“We have had this folding table FOREVER, probably around 8 years–and it has seen better days,” notes Marji at Fabulously Frugal. It’s something that her girls use frequently when they play, so she decided it would be worth some time to give it an update.
Over at The Salvaged Boutique, Kathy was given a set of wood kitchen utensils and a vintage crate. She has loved the pictures she’s seen out there of paint dipped utensils, and decided that this free set was perfect for experimenting.