“One of my readers was wanting to get rid of this giant dresser and wanted to know if I would like to have it for free,” says Shanna from Restoration Redoux. “Of course I jumped on that!”
Some time ago, I scavenged some old fence posts from my neighbors’ trash. Well, I’m pleased to announce that I finally used the last of those fence posts! I shared my final fence post project–a garden planter box–at Infarrantly Creative.
Dawn from I Think We Could Be Friends found a free and fabulous way to add personality to her builder basic home. It’s a paneled fireplace using the wood salvaged from pallets.
Nicole from The Felted Fox had an exotic tribal print pillow that came all the way from India. She confesses, ” I loved the fabric, but I didn’t like the shape or size of the pillow.” After stuffing it away in storage for a few years, she pulled it out and decided to transform the pillow into something she’d love and use.
“Something my kids absolutely LOVE to do is pick flowers,” notes Ashley at Cherished Bliss. “There is a state park close to us that is just gorgeous and the walking trails are covered in flowers. I made this little Burlap Flower Carrier for them to take on our walks and gather up as many flowers as their heart’s desire!” This is a simple project that can be made with things you probably already have on hand–starting with a couple of sturdy twigs!
Over at Remodelando la Casa, Cristina explains that after years of fun, the playscape in their backyard was a little worse for the wear. It was time to take down the weatherbeaten wood structure, but Cristina had something in mind for the leftover wood.
Today I want to remember the brave men and women who fought and gave their lives for our country. I am so grateful for their ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms as Americans. Thank you! Free printable available through Michele at The Scrap Shoppe.
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!