Ombre Pinecones

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Lisa from A Bride on a Budget came up with a fun and easy wintertime craft. Ombre painted pine cones! Lisa gathered her pinecones from outside, so that part was completely free.

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Soup Can Super Bowl Deco

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Just in time for this weekend’s big game, here’s some upcycled decor from Drugstore Divas. They created a foot-ball themed utensil holder from an empty soup can!

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Storage Trunk Makeover

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“My brother found this old trunk in his attic and wanted me to work my magic on it,” Bre begins her story. “I wanted to keep most of the original character but it needed some updates as well.” She shares the process at Brepurposed.

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DIY Tree Stump Planter

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“I had a beautiful, tall tree stump that is perfectly capable of standing up on its own, but just didn’t fit in my home except for this corner,” explains LZ of The Summery Umbrella. She decided that as much as she liked that stump, it needed a little somthing to be more visually interesting.

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Rustic Wood Angel Wing

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Have you seen those gorgeous carved wood angel wings that are becoming a coveted decor trend? Well, Deb of Lake Girl Paints figured out how to make one of her own using scraps of wood and fence pickets.

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DIY String of Heart Lights

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I found a very cool upcycling project at Crafty Journal, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Noreen used empty soda cans to make a simple string of lights more festive for the day of love.

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Refreshed Kitchen Mat

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“Our kitchen mat has been looking a little shabby lately. It’s been spilled on countless times by all of us, and gets a ton of foot traffic all day long,” laments Amanda at Dwelling in Happiness.  Before giving up on the mat, she decided to try to freshen it up a bit. Amanda decided to {…Read More…}

Colorful Tinted Mason Jars

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“I have a huge collection of mason jars for canning and I had some to spare,” says Kendra at Simply {Darr}ling.  She decided to use those spares to experiment with tinting glass. It’s pretty common to see mason jars tinted in blue, but Kendra wanted to branch out from that a bit, so she tried {…Read More…}