From Storage to Style: Cardboard Furniture

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Here’s a rescue project that impressed the heck out of me. Ananada from A Piece of Rainbow figured out how to make some pretty good looking furniture pieces…..out of cardboard boxes!

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Old Jeans to Fashionable Skirt

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Over at Mabey She Made It, Lisa had a pair of jeans that she wasn’t getting much use out of, anymore. “They looked good on me, but the rise was just too low for me to be comfortable in,” she tells us. Time for a refashion! (FYI, Lisa didn’t have a before picture, so her jeans were similar to the ones pictured below.)

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Trashed and Tossed Table Gets a Chic Second Chance

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Karen of The Salvaged Boutique tells us, “Trolling the neighborhood on one of our tree lawn treasure hunts we came across a pathetic but gorgeous table.” It was in really bad shape, but Karen was charmed by the chippy paint and lovely lines.

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Tee to Skirt Refashion

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Over at my other blog, Infarrantly Creative, I recently shared a tutorial for a fun refashion. I took scraps of fabric–including some that used to be t-shirts–and turned them into cute, comfy skirts for my little girl!

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From Boring to Blue-tiful Patio Chair Update

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Over at The Blue Eyed Dove, Erin decided that it was time to ditch the faded patio set in her backyard. She spotted a pretty pair of turquoise chairs at Target that she loved….until she saw the $110 price tag. That was when Erin realized that she could have the chairs she wanted at a fraction of the price if she simply refinished the ones she already had!

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Adding Color to Dried Flowers

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“A few weeks ago I was doing some yard work and noticed the flower pods on my crepe myrtles,” says Vidya at What’s Ur Home Story. They had such an interesting shape, and she realized that with a little color, the pods would look like clusters of flowers. It was worth a try!

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Backyard Play Kitchen

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Over at Boxy Colonial, Gretchen and her husband had the inspired idea to create an outdoor kitchen just for their kids. This was a recycling-heavy project that is going to provide many hours of fun for a very low cost!

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Scrap Wood Wine Glass Holder

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There are always scraps of wood lying around the Internal Doors’ offices. Looking for a fun way to keep those scraps from going to waste, the folks at Internal Doors figured out a way to turn the extra wood into something useful.

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