Window Framed Doilies

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Over at her blog, Flimsy Pi, Karen explains that a friend gifted her with several old windows. “When we picked them up from her house my husband thanked her for ‘feeding my habit’,” Karen laughs. She decided to use the first window as a display for some handmade doilies, a gift from another friend.

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Fabric Wrapped Frame Looks Sweet

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Taking a different route home from her daughter’s gymnastics class one day, Allison of The Golden Sycamore spotted this empty frame sticking out of a trash pile. Even though she wasn’t exactly sure how she was going to use it, she threw it in the back of her car and brought it home.

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Reclaimed Wood and Faucet Coat Rack

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I have such an adorable project to show you, today! Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow saw a faucet coat rack being sold online, but when she tried to purchase it was no longer available. Instead, she made her own, using a former piece of fence wood and some old outdoor faucet handles.

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Faux Wallpaper with Vintage Maps

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Have you ever wanted the design impact of a graphic statement wall, but felt unsure of the commitment required–both to install and live with? Well, over at The Happy Housie, Krista found a couple of ways to get around those commitment issues. She covered a wall with pages from old atlases.

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Cute Magnet Boards from Salvage

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Amy Jo from The Little Moments tells me that the owner of a salvage shop gave her these old metal ceiling tiles for free. “I don’t know ANYBODY who wants to put in a metal ceiling these days!” she laughs.

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From Pallets to Paneled Fireplace

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Dawn from I Think We Could Be Friends found a free and fabulous way to add personality to her builder basic home. It’s a paneled fireplace using the wood salvaged from pallets.

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Ironing Board and Mason Jar Wall Garden

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I’ve officially appointed this day to be mason jar wall garden day. Did you see this cute wall garden that I posted earlier? Here’s another one made with a fun twist by Brenda of Unique Junktique.

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Chicken Wire and Mason Jar Wall Garden

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I spotted this nifty rescue project by Amber from Averie Lane over at Kleinworth & Co. She came up with this idea for a garden wall using repurposed items when she was looking at a blank wall near her patio, one day.

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