Faux Fur Scraps Make a Winter Wreath

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After turning a faux fur throw into pillows and arm chair covers for her living room, Tammy was left with a few random scraps of fur.  They didn’t go to waste!  She incorporated them into her winter decor and told all about it at her blog, One More Time Events.

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A Paintbrush (Or Two) Went Into the Making of This Star

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Jeanette from Country Design Style has a confession to make:  she hates cleaning paintbrushes.  When she can, she gets dollar store brushes and only uses them once, so she won’t have to bother with getting all the paint out of them!  Recently, Jeanette decided there was another way to get some use out of all of those dried up paintbrushes.

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Being Snowbound Inspires The Making of This Lovely Wreath

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“There’s nothing like  a challenge from a group of blog friends to motivate you to create a wreath in just 3 days,” says Susan from Organized 31.  “Then along comes a snow storm and no way to get to the store.  Big plans for a DIY knock-your-socks-off wreath went out the window.  If necessity is the mother of invention, then the snow storm was the mother of finding items to repurpose into a wreath.”

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Rockin’ Around the Spindle Tree

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What’s a girl to do with her collection of spindles when Christmas comes around?  Well, if you are Jeanette from Country Design Style, you use that collection to make a Christmas tree!

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Creating a Christmas Vignette with Found Items

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Kathy from Petticoat Junktion has some fun collections of vintage objects that she’s gathered over the years.  These include antique toys and leather pouches, which she’s incorporated into her Christmas decor this year.

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Yard Clippings Become a Gorgeous Wreath

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That’s right, Diane from An Extraordinary Day was able to create this gorgeous wreath almost completely from things she gathered outside, beginning with the pampas grass and pine cones.

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Frame Made from Found Trim

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“My hubby picked up this old, wood trim for free at an estate sale,” says Lindsay at My Creative Days.  “I loved how wide it was and asked if he could make a frame out of it.”

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Closet Door to Craft Room Storage

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“On garbage day last week, I drove past a house with a mound of stuff set out at the road,” tells Amy Jo at The Little Moments.  “I took a few minutes to check out the ‘trash’.  There were three TV’s, a particle board entertainment center, two wooden closet doors and a king size headboard.”

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