Baby Clothes from a Sweater

Awesome Sauce sweater before

Over at Awesome Sauce & Asshattery, Sheri has some great ideas for upcycling old adult clothing into kids’ clothing.  For instance, she used a single sweater to make four funky new clothing items for her little one.

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All the Stockings Were Hung…

Fresh Cut Flowers headboard before

Terri, who blogs at Fresh Cut Flowers, found this antique headboard at an estate sale and snatched it up for just $10.  As she considered what to do with it, Terri remembered that her daughter’s family didn’t have a fireplace to hang their stockings.

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Upcycled Packing Box

Project Lovegood packing box before

At Project Lovegood, Aubrey’s husband recently purchased a new computer.  The various parts of the computer came in all kinds of sturdy boxes with compartments.  Aubrey knew just how she could upcycle them.

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Printer’s Drawer Advent Calendar

Simply Chic Treasures printers drawer before

Cynthia of Simply Chic Treasures was lucky enough to come across a vintage pinter’s drawer at a yard sale, this summer.  From the moment she saw it, Cynthia knew exactly how she was going to be able to put her find to use for the Christmas season…

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Cabinet Door Becomes Easel

House on Harrison cabinet door before

Once upon a curbside trash day, Larsissa from The House on Harrison found three cabinet doors.  She figured out some neal ways to reuse the first two.  Most recently, she turned the third into an easel.

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Christmas Makeover for a Flea Market Find

Lake Girl Paints tray before

Deb of Lake Girl Paints found a wooden tray at a flea market for only $1.  She gave it a makeover inspired by her favorite coffee chain’s Christmas to-go cups.

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Lamp Makeover from Wine Corks

Madigan Made lamp before collage

A lot of reusing and recycling went into this lamp makeover by Shannon from Madigan Made.   It started with a lamp that she already had that wasn’t old, just a bit boring.  To give that lamp a little life, Shannon collected over 185 wine corks from friends, family, and even some local restaurants!

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Christmas Tree Topper from Sticks

sticks before

Kim from Too Much Time On My Hands has a unique tree topper that she crafted from sticks that she and her kids collected one day on a hike.  That’s right–sticks! Totally free for the taking and no need to run to the crafts store for those babies!

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