From Trash to Gift Wrap

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With a husband in the military, Susan at Organized 31 has to keep her life fairly portable.  That includes her gift wrapping station.  Recently, she figured out how to make an easy-to-move gift wrapping station from the Ikea Variera trash basket.

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Adding Personality with a Monogram

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Briana from Posh Purpose was given this ceramic basket by her aunt.  “The style didn’t really work for me,” she confesses.  “The basket had been hiding out behind some picture frames on my bookshelf, totally forgotten.”

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A Shelf to Display and Keep Clutter at Bay

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Ever seen one of these before?  These country-style hook shelves are easy to find in thrift shops and yard sales.  Mindy from MyLove2Create  had one sitting out in her shed, and what she did with it was featured at My Repurposed Life.

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Vintage Crates for Shoe Storage

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If your part of the world is still waiting for Spring to come, then you’ll probably be delighted to learn about this creative way to store boots.  Laura from Finding Home made use of her collection of vintage crates to reorganize her mudroom.  Here crates were similar to these:

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Hanging Storage from Upcycled Containers

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Over at Make It and Love It, Ashley came up with a fantastic storage solution for her craft room.  Space in crafting areas is always at a premium, so her hanging storage from upcycled containers is genius!

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Vintage Suitcase Refabbed

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Rhonda from Craft Dictator has had this vintage suitcase sitting in her house for months.  She planned to use it for office storage, but had never opened it.  When she finally did open the little suitcase it was not full of money.  To the contrary, it was actually pretty nasty inside!

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Outdated Stereo Console Gets a Revival

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“Our neighbor gave us this old stereo console for free last Summer,” says Julie at Redhead Can Decorate.  “I loved the
lattice on the front, and it had good bones.”

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Cookie Tin Gets Some Sparkle

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Rachel from Architecture of a Mom found this cookie tin at her office during the holidays.  She brought it home and decided to turn it into something fabulous that would provide fun, durable storage for her kids.

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