Aircraft Turbine Parts to Mirror Art

Decor Sanity aircraft parts before

Jen blogs at Decor Sanity.  While thrifting one day, she came across these metal industrial rings.  Jen was fascinated, realizing that, “They are both turbine pieces, part of the engine on an airplane.”

Decor Sanity aircraft parts before

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Steampunk Style Clock Makeover

Plum Doodles steampunk clock before

“When a fellow junker handed this non-working, missing-parts clock to me and challenged me to do something with it, I had to give it a try!” exclaims Sheila of Plum Doodles.  “With all the lovely exposed brass gears, I immediately thought of the steampunk look and decided to make the clock into a steampunk ‘time machine’ lamp.”

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Recycled Art

Marisa Howard Design recycled art before

Over at Marisa Howard Design, Marisa is working on redecorating her home.  Most of the walls in her home will be repainted in a creamy white this summer, so she’s been on the lookout for colorful accessories to balance out all the white.  An old Ikea picture frame was begging for a makeover, so Marisa decided to incorporate it into the new decor.

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Red Superhero Desk

Twin Dragonfly Designs red superhero desk before

Heather has been working on a superhero themed bedroom for her boys and is sharing projects over at Twin Dragonfly Designs.  This old desk, a garage sale find from several months ago, was just the right size for the boys’ room, but needed a bit of TLC, first.

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Colonial Chair Makeover

Cutesy Crafts chair before

Over at her blog Cutesy Crafts, Jessica says she’s embarrassed to admit how ugly this black and gold colonial style spindle chair was before she gave it a makeover.  “From the hole in the cushion that the children enjoy pulling stuffing out of, to the teeth marks on the arm, it was WAY past time for a makeover,”  she laughs.

Cutesy Crafts chair before

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Coral Painted Birdhouse

Lovely Little Life painted birdhouse before

Hannah from Lovely Little Life has a funny story about how she acquired this birdhouse.  “It was my mom’s,  and when she moved it went in the yard sale pile,”  she explains.  “As a joke, my father-in-law put it out in front of my house to see if I would notice, ha ha!”  I left it there out of pure laziness, but after awhile it started to grow on me–eventually it called my name.”

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Two Buck Textured Table

the happy housie before

At The Happy Housie, Krista scored a little side table for two bucks at a garage sale!  It definitely needed some work, but she knew she could turn this sad little table into something to be proud of.

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TV Cabinet to Play Kitchen

giggleberry creations before

Once upon a time, Amy from Giggleberry Creations stumbled across a blog featuring a TV cabinet that was repurposed into a play kitchen.  She loved the idea and sent the link on to her mom and sisters but later forgot about it.  But at her two-year-old daughter’s birthday party, Amy’s mom and dad surprised everyone with an exciting gift!

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