Decorative Shutters Made from Pallet Wood

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At Prodigal Pieces, Larissa scored some weather shipping pallets for free, thanks to Craigslist.  She decided to use some of her pallet wood to make some shutters for one of her windows. After dismantling one of the pallets, she cut the boards to the sizes she needed for this project.  Each shutter was make of several {…Read More…}

Sentimental Sign

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When Kelsey’s parents sold their rural property and moved across the country, they took several pieces of wood with them from the old barn that had stood on their acreage. Years later, Kelsey’s mom asked her to help turn on of those pieces of wood into something special, which she shared at Poofy Cheeks.

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From Book to Faux Capiz Mobile

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Erin at Sugar Crumbs loves the look of fancy capiz chandeliers, but not the price tag. So after a bit of Pinspiration, she got crafty! Erin used an old yard sale book to create her own fabulous paper mobile.

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DIY Layered Candle

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Kara at Happy Go Lucky shows us how to address our overflowing scented candle collection with a genius strategy–she melts them down to create new layered candles! Decluttering and free layered candles? Yes, please!

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Paint Chip Ombre Art

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Over at DIY Candy, Amy came up with a fun way to turn free paint chips into art. It’s a simple craft project that anyone can do with just a few basic craft supplies, an old frame, and a few leftover paint chips.

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Reclaimed Wood Spa Bath Tray

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Sarah blogs at Edea Smith, where she points out, “As a busy Mommy of two a relaxing bath in an evening is often a rare but cherished experience.” She came up with this project–designed to keep bath essentials close at hand–using reclaimed wood. Her wood was free, coming from old scaffolding boards.

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Beautiful Tray from Reclaimed Wood

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“Early in the summer my mom and I tore down the playhouse my dad had built for me as a child,” says Jamie at Anderson + Grant. “Even though the wood foundation was no longer in a condition to hold up the walls, the wood pickets that boarded the outside were still in great condition. We saved many of the boards to use for various projects.” Here is one of those projects.

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Fall Leaf Garland

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If you need “a really, really, REALLY quick DIY for Thanksgiving,” Katie at Love Paper Paint has you covered. She’s showing us how to make some two gorgeous decorations with fall leaves and a few leftover Halloween pumpkins. Katie loves decorating for the holidays, but says she tries to stick to “items we’ve saved from previous years or things {…Read More…}