“These little cuties were just laying on the side of the road when I was driving home from school drop-off,” says Holly at McCall Manor, referring to these two metal baskets. She pulled right over to pick them up before any other crafty person could!
Over at Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna came up with a creative way to display a succulent plant. “What better place for a succulent to live than in between the pages of a book?” she asks.
“This lampshade originally came with a vintage lamp I picked up at the Goodwill,” explains Carrie at Lovely Etc. “The lamp got a quick makeover and a new, updated shade…and the shade got torn apart. ” She ended up saving the wire frame of the shade. Recently, she realized that it could be repurposed into a basket.
Over at With A With a Blast, Linda has been working on a little upcycling project to beautify her home. She likes to use gold as an accent color, and wanted to insert a bit more of it in her dining room.
When Christine from I Dig Pinterest needed a portable solution for keeping school supplies contained and organized, she looked to her recycling bin. She pulled out some tin cans and got to work.
Over at The Little Moments, Amy Jo rescued this badly-made frame from the dumpster at her local ReStore. “Honestly, I don’t blame them,” she laughs. “They are in the business of architectural salvage, not ‘crafts gone wrong’ salvage.”
When Sabine from Mom in Music City found this mirror on the side of the road, it didn’t have a frame. Using some other found materials, she dressed up the mirror to reflect her own unique style.
At Upcycled Treasures, Katie had fabric medium in her craft stash that she’d purchased for a craft project and didn’t use. So, when she came across a fantastic looking area rug that she couldn’t afford, Katie had a light-bulb moment. Why couldn’t she make a rug?