Adore this Door for Kitchen Storage

Simply Vintageous old door

Over at Simply Vintageous, Suzan really has a thing for old doors.  She loves turning them into new, fun decor for her home.  Her latest vintage door project found it’s new home in her kitchen.

Simply Vintageous old door

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A Dresser Makeover Inspired by the Rocky Mountains

Lake Girl Paints old dresser

When Deb’s friend brought a dresser to her to be refinished, the dresser had been recently dug out of a basement.  Her friend wanted it refinished for her home in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.  At Lake Girl Paints, Deb shares the makeover.

Lake Girl Paints old dresser

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Whimsical Squirrel Pins from Scraps

felt fabric scraps

Nicole from The Felted Fox shares a problem that many crafters will be familiar with.  “When I first started to sew, every piece of fabric seemed important.  After each project I would end up with a pile of scrap fabric that I just couldn’t bring myself to throw out,” she says.

felt fabric scraps

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Using Salvaged Wood To Get a Vintage Look

Crafts By Amanda salvaged wood plank

Over at Crafts By Amanda, Amanda shares an adorable sign that she made herself.  She was able to get the look of a vintage sign–like somthing you’d find at an antique shop–by selecting the right piece of salvaged wood for the base od the sign.

Crafts By Amanda salvaged wood plank

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Love Letters: Book Page Wreath

Restoration Redoux cardboard heart form

At Restoration Redoux, Shanna has made wreaths from book pages before.  This time, however, she decided to make one of them in a heart shape, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Restoration Redoux cardboard heart form

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Gift Box from Christmas Becomes Keepsake

Homespun Elegance daisy marc jacobs perfume gift box

Jessica blogs at Homespun Elegance.  This past Christmas, she was almost as excited about the gift box she received as she was about the perfume inside of it.  “This is a box most people would throw out after opening. I just couldn’t bear to part with it and knew I wanted to create something beautiful with it!” she says.

Homespun Elegance daisy marc jacobs perfume gift box

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Fun Idea for Upcycling Girl Scout Cookie Boxes

Laura Kelly Designs girl scout cookie boxes

Do we have any Girl Scout families out there?  Here’s a fun way for your girl scouts to advertise their cookie sales AND do a little upcycling project while they are at it.  It comes to us from Girl Scout mom and upcycler extraordinaire, Laura of Laura Kelly’s Inklings.

Laura Kelly Designs girl scout cookie boxes

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Rustic Hearts from Salvage

Funky Junk Interiors bark yarn buttons

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away.  Are you ready?  If pink and ruffles aren’t the way you like to decorate for the day of love, then Donna from Funky Junk Interiors has a great project for you!  And the best part is, these decorations can be make out of items you already have on hand.

Funky Junk Interiors bark yarn buttons

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