Rustic Wood Angel Wing

plywood, lath, fence pickets

Have you seen those gorgeous carved wood angel wings that are becoming a coveted decor trend? Well, Deb of Lake Girl Paints figured out how to make one of her own using scraps of wood and fence pickets.

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Vintage Door Knob Picture Holder


Here’s a fun way to display favorite pictures from She’s Crafty. Candice found these vintage doorknobs a while back, and has been waiting for just the right project to come along. When she got her new family pictures this year, she came up with the perfect way to display both pictures and doorknobs.

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It’s About Time, and Reclaimed Wood


“A few months ago I was riding bikes with my girls, and saw a neighbor down the street taking out a huge fence in order to replace it with a new one,” Lindsay begins the story of her latest rescue at Diary of a Crafty Lady. “After riding back and forth a few times I got up the courage to talk to the neighbor, and found out that he was taking down a fence made of cedar, and was willing to give me several pieces of fence board!”

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Wood Pallet Wall Decor


When DeDe of Designed Decor wanted a little something new to brighten up her wall, she went shopping in her own garage. Leftover pallet pieces and baseboard trim became the star of this shabby chic wall decor.

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Pallet Christmas Tree


Julie at Redhead Can Decorate saw a simple pallet Christmas tree last year that got her gears turning. When fate delivered a pallet to her house last summer, she hung on to it and is now the proud owner of a gorgeous silver and gold pallet tree!

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Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Calendar

toilet paper rolls

All you toilet paper roll savers out there, your craft has come! Erland from Norway is a fellow saver, and has turned his stash into a really cool, minimalist advent calendar. He’s sharing the details at his gorgeous blog, Morning Creativity.

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Coastal Christmas Decor Made from Fallen Branches


Inspired by some of the Christmas trees she’d seen made out of driftwood over the years, Amanda wanted to make a tree of her own from fallen branches. She tells all about the project at Crafts By Amanda.

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Wreath Week: From Burnt Out to Brilliant


You know you’re committed to upcycling when you keep a collection of burnt-out Christmas lights. Amanda at Mommy is Coocoo does, and her lights have finally found their second life as a colorful Christmas wreath.

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