Summer Popsicle Stick Art

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Bethany blogs at Pitter and Glink.  Given the challenge to create something using only items she already had, Bethany decided to raid her popsicle stick stash!  She used them to make a beautiful piece of nautical art.  Perfect for summer!

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Pretzel Container to Nautical Vase

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Over at 21 Rosemary Lane, Barbara has been looking for ways to decorate her back patio without using glass.  Since the patio floor is concrete, glass decor is an accident waiting to happen.  Inspiration for a nautical vase came from an unlikely source, as Barbara shares, “Last week the kids and Chris polished off one of those big containers of pretzels, but I wouldn’t let them toss out the actual container…I had an idea.”

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Patriotic Mason Jars Centerpiece

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At Mason Jar Crafts Love, Linda shares her love for Mason jars and all the creative possibilities they provide.  Recently she decided to take three old Mason jars and make them into a patriotic centerpiece for the Fourth of July!

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Thrift Store Belt to Camera Strap

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Wilma blogs at By Wilma.   When she wanted a new strap for her camera, she found inspiration at the thrift store!  A braided leather belt turned out to be just what she was looking for to create a new strap.

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Ugly Canvas to Statement Art Print

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Over at Girl Loves Glam, McKenzie tells us, “My mom works at a home decor store…When my mom told me she had some huge, ugly canvases that I could have for FREE, I jumped on the offer!”  McKenzie knew she could give those sad flowers a makeover and transform the canvas into something much more functional for her home- a large canvas print of her family picture.

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Ombre Penny Art

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Pennies.  It always seems like I have too many of them, whether scattered in random corners of the house or jangling in my purse.  Luckily, Kristen of My Covered Bridge found the perfect way to use too many pennies: by turning them into a statement art piece!

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Men’s Polo to Women’s Bow Shirt Refashion

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Lisa blogs at Grey Luster Girl.  When her dad gave her an XL striped gray polo shirt he’d never worn, she knew it was meant for more than sitting in a man’s closet.  So Lisa decided to refashion it into a cute, feminine bow shirt.

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Beat-Up Old Dresser to Stylin’ New Accent Table

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Over at Evolution of Style, Jenny had a Craigslist dresser in need of some love.  “The bottom drawer did not work very well at all, and veneer was chipping off,” she admitted.

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