Saved Stump Begins New Life as a Table

Redhead Can Decorate tree stump before

Julie has been working on a big redecorating project and blogging about it at Redhead Can Decorate.  She’s giving her family room the look of a mountain lodge, and decided that she needed an ultra rustic accent table.  It wasn’t hard to find the materials for this one, Julie explains, “We had to cut down a dead elm tree in our yard due to safety concerns.”

Redhead Can Decorate tree stump before

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Old Pallets + Old Belts = Something Special

Our Pinteresting Family belts before

Over at Our Pinteresting Family, Meghan shares another great use for pallet wood.  “We had a few pallets left in the garage from last summer. I mentioned to Rob that it may be time to find them a new home or put them on Free-cycle.”  Rob, however, had a better idea, that included upcycling the pallets and some old belts from Meghan’s closet.

Our Pinteresting Family belts before

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A Little Wine and a Lot of Lace

August - Week 4 -2013

At her blog Homework, Carolyn has found a lovely way to repurpose empty wine bottles.  She’s turning them into lacy vases.

August - Week 4 -2013

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Awesome Chalkboard Bins from Plastic Storage Drawers

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

Rachel from R&R Workshop had graduated from the plastic drawers on wheels to real furniture.  “We no longer needed to use these plastic drawers, but I wasn’t willing to get rid of them!” she exclaims.

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

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Recycling Magazines into Fun Florals

Stack of Scrapping magazines

One hot summer day, all Heather of Craft Cravings wanted to do was stay inside and craft up a storm.  Not wanting to go shopping for any new supplies, she looked around for something on hand that she could recycle into a fun craft.  What she found were her stacks of scrapbooking supply magazines.

Stack of Scrapping magazines

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Broken Boxes Become a Useful Charging Station

Architecture of a Mom charging station before

At Architecture of a Mom, Rachel found these little boxes while thrifting.  They looked like they may have broken off a desk, and since no one else wanted them, the shop let her take them for $1.

Architecture of a Mom charging station before

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Rainbow Crayon Organizer from Upcycled Cans

Sugar Bee Crafts crayon organizer before

At Sugar Bee Crafts, Mandy is getting her children ready to go back to school.  She came up with a way to upcycle a few cans and keep her family’s crayon collection organized.

Sugar Bee Crafts crayon organizer before

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Toilet Paper Tubes Become Pretty Party Favors

Empty Toilet Paper Rolls

Carolyn of Homework recently created some darling little party favors out of one of the most humble recyclables known to man:  the empty toilet paper roll.

Empty Toilet Paper Rolls

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