Mini Memo Boards from a Surprising Source

candle-jar-lids

At Restoration Beauty, Selene came up with a cute idea for office decor and organization.  It all started from her inability to throw out candle jars.  “This girl just doesn’t throw away good glass, you know,” she laughs.

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Rustic Reclaimed Wood Shelves

fence to wall art

Over at Rustique Restoration, Jen and Brock found a way to repurpose some salvaged wood fencing (like that pictured below) and get a lovely way to display Jen’s collection of white dishes.

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How to Avoid Seven Years of Bad Luck (Mirror Repair!)

broken-full-length-mirror

“We haven’t had a move yet where we didn’t lose numerous items that were broken beyond repair during the move,” says Courtney at A Diamond in the Stuff.  In her most recent move, one of the casualties was this full length mirror.  Luckily, the glass didin’t break, just the cheap, plastic frame around it.

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Oooh, Pretty! Mason Jar Succulent Planter

mason-jar-scrap-wood-project

Taryn from Design, Dining + Diapers has been sprucing up her bathroom.  She came up with this pretty planter for succulents using scrap wood and a mason jar.

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Discarded Wall Art Goes Glam with Feathers

vintage wall art embroidered geese

When Bethany of Pitter and Glink spotted this framed goose embroidery art, she was drawn to it for two reasons.  First, her grandmother loved geese.  And second, oval frames are hard to come by!  She snatched this one right up for 50 cents, gees and all.

vintage wall art embroidered geese

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Love Letters: Book Page Wreath

Restoration Redoux cardboard heart form

At Restoration Redoux, Shanna has made wreaths from book pages before.  This time, however, she decided to make one of them in a heart shape, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Restoration Redoux cardboard heart form

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Valentine Heart Art in an Old Frame

One Krieger Chick empty frame burlap scrapbook paper

At One Krieger Chick, Arien has been decorating her house for Valentine’s Day.  She was challenged to do a 15 minute craft, and decided to make something using things she already had on hand, starting with this empty frame.

One Krieger Chick empty frame burlap scrapbook paper

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Old Art Turned Into Love Note

Diary of a Crafty Lady frame before

At Diary of a Crafty Lady, Lindsay says she and her husband recently celebrated a milestone anniversary.  “I found some old wooden picture frames on the side of the road a while back, and have been using them for various projects,” she tells us.  When she needed an anniversary gift, Lindsay decided to make something for him using one of the frames.

Diary of a Crafty Lady frame before

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