From Storage to Style: Cardboard Furniture

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Here’s a rescue project that impressed the heck out of me. Ananada from A Piece of Rainbow figured out how to make some pretty good looking furniture pieces…..out of cardboard boxes!

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Backyard Play Kitchen

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Over at Boxy Colonial, Gretchen and her husband had the inspired idea to create an outdoor kitchen just for their kids. This was a recycling-heavy project that is going to provide many hours of fun for a very low cost!

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From the Ceiling to the Garden: Repurposed Ceiling Fan

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Over at Redhead Can Decorate, Julie tells us, “When my husband took down our broken ceiling fan, I saved some of the
parts to use later.”

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Magazine Flowers

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Need a fun and easy project that the kids can do for teacher appreciation week or mother’s day? Well, Susan from Organized 31 has one that will help you recycle your old magazines at the same time!

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The Gift That Gives Even More Than Twice

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At Elizabeth Joan Designs, Emily’s son received a present inside a cute polka dotted gift box. It was too cute to just throw away, so Emily decided to think of something to make using the box.

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From the Closet to the Table

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Over at her blog, Joyful Daisy, Amy came up with a cute (and useful) way to reuse old pairs of jeans. She created durable placemats!

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Elegant Succulent Lamp Post

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Inspired by a picture she saw of lamp post succulent planters, Sara from Thrifty Treasures decided to see if she could make one of her one. She had an old floor lamp and some wire lamp shade frames that she thought she ought to be able to transform.

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Getting Organized While Recycling

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Over at Organized 31, Susan has been turning her plastic containers into handy little office organizers instead of throwing them away.  Better yet, she’s adding a bit of sparkle to them, too!

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