Cheap Back-to-School Style with Cereal Box Notebooks

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At Creme de la Craft, Natalie loves to take notes, so she always keeps notebooks in her purse. Cute notebooks can be pricey, though, which is why Natalie was so excited to discover that she could make her own cute notebooks from leftover cereal boxes.

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Plain Jane Clipboard Gets All Glammed Up

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Over at Twelve O Eight, Tanya shares that she needs a visual place to make lists and keep herself organized, and clipboards are perfect for that. At the dollar store, the price is right for a clipboard, but the one Tanya picked up was a little too Plain Jane for her taste.

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Comic Book Action Figure Container

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Over at Organized 31, Susan has a son who loves super heroes. (Can anyone else out there relate?) Lately she shared a great way to reuse old comic books and leftover containers.

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Art to Go

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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