Chalkboard Fall Decor

Shoeboxes

Over at Stow & Tell U, Amy came up with a fun way to decorate for Fall on the cheap. She turned simple cardboard shoebox lids into chalkboards

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Headboard to Coat Rack with Bonus Storage

headboard-with-shelves

A friend passed this old headboard along to Sara at Thrifty Treasures. Since the captain-style shelved headboard isn’t exactly cohesive with current decorating trends, she decided to repurpose it.

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Now the Hay is Gone, This Cabinet Looks Great!

old-cabinet

“I got this cabinet off the free section in Craigslist,” says Shanna of Restoration Redoux. “I had to remove hay out of it because the people had been storing it in
their barn.”

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Fun with Milk Cartons

empty-milk-carton

“My daughter was playing with her shoes box pretending it was a house,” says The Happy Creations, explaining the inspiration behind these adorable doll houses made from milk cartons.

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Upcycled Crayon Organizer

aluminum-cans

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

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Mismatched Cabinets Get a Little Love

retro-metal-cabinets

At Thrift Craft Love, Jess has been working on fixing up a craft room for herself. “I wanted to save some old metal cabinets that had been in my parents basement for more than 30 years,” she tells us, and decided that she’d incorporate them into her craft room. While they offered terrific storage potential, the cabinets were pretty beat up, and completely mismatched!

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Decoupaged Desk Makeover

wood-desk

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.

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Upcycled Cardboard Make a Great Earring Display

cardboard-stacks

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.

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