Over at Remodelando la Casa, Cristina explains that after years of fun, the playscape in their backyard was a little worse for the wear. It was time to take down the weatherbeaten wood structure, but Cristina had something in mind for the leftover wood.
“A few months ago I found a metal rolling cart in a garbage pile at work,” tells Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. Delighted with the possibilities of her find, she took it home for a makeover.
When Katie of View From the Fridge spotted a pretty, gold desk caddy at Anthropologie, she was pretty sure she could DIY something very similar. At home, she discovered that she had several canisters in almost all of the sizes she needed. A trip to Goodwill produced a couple more, and she was off and running.
On the hunt for some wine crates to use for storage and decor, Dee from Meatloaf and Melodrama thought to ask a few local merchants. These were just going to be thrown out by one of the big box stores, so they were more than happy to pass them along to Dee for free!
“When I saw a plastic sandwich box that was just the right size for my sock drawer, I knew it was time to organize socks in my daughter’s sock drawer,” says Susan at Organized 31.
Mindy blogs at My Love 2 Create. She recently completed a project using salvaged wood to help her sister with some laundry room organization.
When Stacey of Addison Meadows Lane first spotted this dresser, it had been abandoned on the roadside near her house. It was huge! Stacey hauled it home, knowing it had potential to become the kitchen island she’d always wanted.