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Spider Plates for Halloween

Over at Meatloaf and Melodrama, Dee tells us, "I have a set of white plates that I got a few years ago. It's one of those sets that you buy in a huge box, and it has every type of plate in in, including little saucers, which I've never used." When she spotted some inexpensive spider window clings, Dee thought of her unused plates and had a lightbulb moment.
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From Paint Cart to Sophisticated Kitchen Island

Needing more counter surface in her kitchen, Meg of Oliver & Rust did some online window shopping for a small island or kitchen cart. She fell in love with one at William-Sonoma, but the pricetag was way out of reach. "After not getting or finding what I want, I was huffing in the garage and saw my paint cart--formerly the little island in our first home," Meg says. "The top was covered with paint but the size was perfect."
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Outside Art from Old 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.