Sweet Cream and Blue Dresser Makeover

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“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!”

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Garden Box from Old and New Wood

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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.

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From Pallets to Paneled Fireplace

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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.

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From Resting to Adventure: A Pillow to Backpack Transformation

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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.

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Handmade Flower Carrier

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“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!

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Playing, Planting, and Repurposing

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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.

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Memorial Day

land of the free beccause of the brave

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.

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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