Fun With Old Windows: a Chalkboard Calendar

House by Hoff window before

April from House By Hoff is back to share another rescue with us.  ”Remember when I found a bunch of old windows on the side of the road and said that I had a lot of different ideas for them?” she asks.  ”I wasn’t lying.  This will make my third (and probably final) old window project!”

House by Hoff window before

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Mixing and Reusing Leftover Paint

West Street Story mixing paint before

I have a rescue to share with you today that is pretty amazing, if I do say so myself.  It involves over 29 cans of partially used paint in a wide variety of colors, and comes to us from Jennifer at West Street Story.

West Street Story mixing paint before

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Think Pink: Trashed Nightstand Refabbed

While They Snooze nightstand before

At her blog, While They Snooze, Sarah has been working on transforming her daughter’s bedroom from baby to big-girl style.  One of the problems that needed addressing was the lack of a nightstand.  ”And, lucky for me… the neighbors were movin’ on out and left this beauty at the curb. Score! Quite scratched but the perfect size,” Sarah exclaims.

While They Snooze nightstand before

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The Seahorse That Just Drifted In

Creative in Chicago driftwood before

Creative in Chicago has a “secret beach” where she and her husband go to collect bundles of driftwood.  Isn’t driftwood lovely?  I really like the muted shades and smooth feel of it.

Creative in Chicago driftwood before

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Chair Rescued Once, Then Again

DIY Beautify chair before

Cindy blogs over at DIY Beautify.  She’s got a double rescue to tell us about today.  One that started with Cindy dumpster diving for some chairs.  She says, “They were GROSS. Bad paint job with bad paint. Lots of drips and globs. And sticky. And the seat cushions?  Eeeek!”  After some TLC, Cindy got them to look like this…

DIY Beautify chair after

 

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Wine Not? Turning a Wine Box Into a Serving Tray

My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia wine box before

Over at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia, Kristin tells us, “I had some really nice wooden wine boxes that a local winery gave to me awhile back so I decided to transform one of them into a serving tray.”

My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia wine box before

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Cook Up a Little Somethin’ Wearing a Man’s Shirt

Love Grows Wild dress shirt before

Gotcha with that title, didn’t I?  I’m literally talking about cooking, thanks to this adorable apron that is made from a man’s dress shirt.  This upcycle comes from Liz over at Love Grows Wild.

Love Grows Wild dress shirt before

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A Darling Chalk Holder from a Cardboard Tube

toilet-paper-tube

Consie blogs at Atop Serenity Hill.  She recently make a chalkboard for her home, and realized that she needed an easy way to keep chalk nearby.  No need to buy anything for this, because Consie used materials that she already had on hand.

toilet-paper-tube

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