Chalkboard Stands from Table Legs

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Karen, The Weekend Country Girl, has been on a mission to clear out all of the stuff in her garage. She spotted this long-forgotten table with sweet spindle legs and inspiration struck immediately. She decided to repurpose those spindle legs.

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Mantle Clock Revamp

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Several years ago, Sara spotted this mantle clock at a garage sale and brought it home. Initially, she thought that maybe her husband could fix it, but it turned out that a few key components were missing….so using it as an actual clock got scrapped. Sara shares what she did with it instead at Thrifty Treasures.

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Finding Love: a Trail Sign

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Amy shared this craft at Stow & Tell U for Valentine’s Day. Her version of this is definitely geared for that holiday, but this is a concept that you could adapt for any holiday or event–it would be super cute at a wedding, actually. Amy crafted her version using scraps of pallet wood.

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Repurposed Blocks Decorate for Two Holidays!

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Over at Organized 31, Susan collects wooden game blocks. (Think Jenga.) She had plenty of her own, but she also accepts donations of more and hunts them down in thrift stores. she’s found that they can be repurposed in many ways to create fun decor projects.

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Pretty Jewelry Organizer from a Salvaged Door

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“I did not have a vision when I rescued this cabinet door from ending up in a garbage pile,” admits Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. It was only when she noticed the slight lip inside the edge of the frame that she knew what to do with it.

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Toothbrush Holder from the Wild Side

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Here’s a quick and easy project for anyone who has access to animals. That would be wood or plastic animals, not the real thing–you don’t want to drill holes in those! Anyway, Betsy from Happily Ever After Etc. came up with this project, and while she purchased her animal from Amazon, you can find similar animals in toy bins and garage sales across America. Look around–you might find one in your own house!

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Displaying Children’s Artwork

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Raise your hand if you have a stack of children’s artwork in your home that you can’t bear to part with…but you don’t have nearly enough refrigerator space to put on display. Ummmhmmm, yep, that’s what I thought: anyone with kids or grandkids has their hands up high in the air! Well, Jacque from The DIY Village has a terrific idea that may help you save fridge space and show off some of that art you are so proud of.

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Shutter Organizer with Knobs

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Chas from A Woman’s Haven had an assortment of knobs left in her craft stash after hosting a crafting event. She also had some old shutters.

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