What a Find! Metal Baskets Renewed

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“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!

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Old Books Make a Pretty Planter

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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.

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From Lampshade to Basket

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“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.

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Gold Dipped Glass

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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.

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Adorable Tin Can Desk Organizer

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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.

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Craft Gone Wrong Gets Rescued

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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.”

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Perfectly Imperfect Mirror

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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.

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DIY Painted Area Rug

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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?

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