Art to Go

pizza-box

Naush blogs from Dubai at Doodle Buddies. She’s found an inexpensive way to get canvas for her art projects, and recycle at the same time! Since being eco-friendly is important to her, she rarely ever uses a canvas for her mixed media artwork that didn’t start out as something else, like this pizza box.

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Outside Art from Old Gate

old-free-gate

Over at Creatively Living, Katie wanted to add some statement art to the outside wall of her house, and she found the perfect source for free art material. “Craigslist is full of free things every day!” Katie shares. That’s where she found this old, free gate.

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Broken Rocking Chair Makes Rustic Flower Box

broken-rocking-chair

At My Creative Days, Lindsay was browsing a yard sale when she came across a box that held a rocking chair top, along with the rest of the rocking chair…in pieces. But Lindsay knew that the broken chair still had lots of potential!

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Painted Tin Can Planters

large-empty-tin-cans

Rebecca blogs at The Crafted Sparrow. Lately her husband has been bringing home large tin cans from his restaurant when they get thrown away. “I love the idea of re-using them, but I just couldn’t look at the boring tin cans anymore,” Rebecca admits.

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Old Planter Revived as Cute Picnic Caddy

old-wooden-planter

Over at Clean and Scentsible, Jenn had an old planter on her porch that she had perked up with paint two years before. But recently, she noticed that her planter was no longer adding a pop of color to her porch, due to rainwater damage.

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A Seafaring Craft for Kids

toilet-paper-tube

Over at Kids Activity Blog, Michelle came up with a fun craft for her kids. Most of the materials needed are probably ones you already have, and you’ll definitely have the most important one: an empty toilet paper tube.

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Easy, Busy Fun for Kids from a Box

wood-box

Katie from The Casual Craftlete shares a cute repurposing project that is inexpensive and will help keep a child busy this summer. Sweet! This one started with the small wooden box that was packaging for one of the toys her daughter got for Christmas. Finding it hard to toss good wood, Katie had saved it.

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Garage Organization Inspired this Side Table

garage door with plated slotted angles

“I’ve been cleaning the garage and putting things where they belong, so this project was born out of that, organization!” confesses Cristina at Remodelando la Casa. She had a pile of wine crates and some parts from an old garage door that she decided to get out of the garage and into her house…as furniture!

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