At Elizabeth Joan Designs, Emily’s son received a present inside a cute polka dotted gift box. It was too cute to just throw away, so Emily decided to think of something to make using the box.
Over at her blog, Joyful Daisy, Amy came up with a cute (and useful) way to reuse old pairs of jeans. She created durable placemats!
“My granddaughter found this side table in the neighbor’s trash,” says Deb at Lake Girl Paints. “She loaded it up in her golf cart and brought it to my garage.” Sounds like they are raising her right, doesn’t it?
Over at My Fabuless Life, Jenn explains, “My sister had no use for this light, which she got from a friend who cleans out foreclosed houses. When I looked at it, I knew that with a tiny bit of work, it could be something awesome that mimicked lighting sold at high end retailers for hundreds of dollars.”
“I chose this desk for all the storage since it was acting as our entire office,” explains Christy at Confessions of a Serial DIYer. “But it’s so large and being black, it was like a deep dark hole that was sucking the life out of that side of our living room.”
A friend of mine moved from a home with no sprinkler system in the yard to a home with a sprinkler system. Guess what she had a lot of? Hoses that she didn’t need to use, anymore! For anyone else in that boat, here’s a fun way to reuse hoses you don’t need anymore that comes from Jill at Create. Craft. Love.
A couple years ago I bought a festive lampshade for $1 during after-Christmas sales….and it’s been waiting for me to use it ever since! Recently, I decided to give the shade a new look, and I shared the makeover at Infarrantly Creative.