Wooden Thrift Store Tray Rescued by Washi Tape

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Having seen lots of cute (but expensive) serving trays floating around the web, Hannah from Lovely Little Life was excited to find a few forgotten wooden trays at Goodwill, and bought them for a fraction of the price she would have paid elsewhere!  She took on the challenge of making this one as cute as the trays she’d seen online.

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Cereal Boxes to Stylish Drawer Dividers

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Jen blogs at IHeart Organizing.  Although her desk drawer was once beautifully organized with acrylic drawer dividers, she decided to use the drawer dividers in her vanity instead.  And five months later, her desk drawer needed some love.

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Herringbone Table Makeover

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“We’ve had this table for years!  It’s been through messy toddlers times two, who have recently moved on to creative art expression with markers.  And being that we had pretty much scrubbed the finish right off of the table, drawings had become ingrained in the wood,” confesses Heather of Twin Dragonfly Designs.

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Wine Gift Bag from a Shirt Sleeve

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Over at Craft Cravings, a tour of a beautiful vineyard and winery inspired Heather to craft a wine gift bag.

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Utensil Holder to Jewelry Hanger

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Over at Dear Emmeline, Jessica had a kitchen utensil holder that hadn’t been used since she’d attached an Ikea hanging bar to the kitchen wall.  “That left me with a useless stand that either needed to be tossed or repurposed.  I chose the later!” she says.

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Silverware Box to Stationery Organizer

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Kristin from Bliss at Home recently shared this rescue project at Lacquer and Linen.  She started the project with a rescued silverware box that had seen better days, and turned it into a pretty stationary organizer.

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Red Tricycle Makeover

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“My son recently outgrew his red tricycle,” says Rachel of R&R Workshop, “and instead of buying his sister a new, pink and girly trike, I should try to use the one that we already had.”

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Dip Containers to Drawer Organizers

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Over at House by Hoff, April tells us, “The other night I was emptying out our refrigerator and throwing out the “yucky stuff”.  I was about to throw away these four little dip containers, but I paused, examined them closer, and realized that they were kinda cute.  I had no idea what I would use them for, but an idea emerged soon enough!”

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