This Accessory Holder Came Out of the Gutter–Literally!

Plumdoodles gutter screen before

Sheila is so good at rescues, she can pull something from the gutter and give it a successful makeover!  No, seriously, over at Plum Doodles, Sheila has some great ideas for reusing scraps of gutter screen.  This particular project even made use of an old framed mirror, as well.

Plumdoodles gutter screen before

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The Key to This Rescue Was Paint

Remodelando Del Casa tray before

At Remodelando la Casa, Cristina has been having some fun experimenting with chalk paint.  She tried out Annie Sloan’s Duck Egg on this little tray, and loved the color.  But the plain, blue tray still seemed like it needed something else to complete the transformation.

Remodelando Del Casa tray before

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What to Do If Your Accessories are Taking Over

Metal Tins

Beth blogs at Through the Eyes of the Mrs.  Her rescue project was inspired by a genuine problem in her home.  She explains, “We were in desperate need for some organization in the hair accessory department.”

Metal Tins

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A Pirate’s Life for This Side Table

Enhanced Home Decor side table before

Yo-ho, yo-ho, another roadkill rescue for me!  As you may have guessed, this one has a nautical theme…and it’s gorgeous!  Jodi of Enhanced Home Decor started with this roadside find: a small, hexagon shaped side table.

Enhanced Home Decor side table before

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Brand Name Headboard Rescue

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

“Our complex has a big trash enclosure where people tend to leave furniture they no longer want,” explains Sarah at This Sarah Loves.  “My husband calls this ‘donating to the universe’. Last week I found a West Elm headboard that had been donated to the universe!”

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

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Shirt Upcycled to Ombre Lampshade

I Like That Lamp shirt before

Kiri over at I Like That Lamp says, “I had a gorgeous ombre pink silk blouse that never really fit that well. Not being able to stand the thought of throwing or giving it away, I did what any normal person would do…. made it into a lampshade!”

I Like That Lamp shirt before

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Paint Bucket Transformed to Chic Stool

OhOh Blog paint bucket before

After renovating her master bedroom, Ama of OhOh Blog had plenty of big paint buckets left over.  Not one to let anything go to waste, she decided to include one of those buckets in the new decor for the bedroom.

OhOh Blog paint bucket before

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Pretty Pink Striped Dresser Makeover

Restoration Redoux pink striped dresser before

Shanna of Restoration Redoux is thrilled to have a new baby niece on the way.  She was delighted to help decorate the nursery by refinishing an antique dresser that the new parents already owned.

Restoration Redoux pink striped dresser before

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