Porch Lanterns Refabbed

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Over at Little Brags, Christine has been giving her back porch a makeover. She had these two huge brown lanterns to use, but had grown tired of their brown color.

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Old Fence Slats to Chic Flower Trough

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Recently at one of my other blogs, Infarrantly Creative, I shared a project I made from these old wood fence slats I inherited from my neighbor.

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Porch Light Goes from Old Brass to Oil-Rubbed Bronze

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Janette blogs at Style with Cents. After a hail storm beat her front porch light to smithereens, it was looking pretty sad.

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Thrift Store Table Gets “Succulent” New Look

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At Crap I’ve Made, Char was shopping at the thrift store with her mom when they happened upon this teak table for a steal of a deal. It had great bones but needed a little love, or as Char puts it, “child labor.”

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Painted Outdoor Pillows Brighten Up Porch

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Lina blogs at Fancy Frugal Life. “Our outdoor furniture is about five or six years old,” Lina relates. The furniture came with some plain beige pillows that were starting to look dingy.

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Outside Art from Old Gate

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Over at Creatively Living, Katie wanted to add some statement art to the outside wall of her house, and she found the perfect source for free art material. “Craigslist is full of free things every day!” Katie shares. That’s where she found this old, free gate.

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Spruced Up Outdoor Side Table

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Angie blogs at Echoes of Laughter. She had an old metal side table that was ready to be kicked to the curb. When Angie told her mom she wanted to spruce it up with spray paint, Mom was skeptical that anything could save this old table!

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Painted Boat Oars Nautical Decor

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“These boat oars were left behind in our old house,” shares Jamie from So Much Better With Age. She had been using the oars as decor in her dining room, but Jamie thought they would look even better with a little paint.

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