Pallet Media Center

Design Dining Diapers pallet before

When Taryn at Design, Dining + Diapers redesigned her family room recently, she had a limited budget but knew she needed a lot of storage.  Aiming for something with a rustic look, she figured out how to make this gorgeous storage system from reclaimed wood.

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DIY Upcycled Tree Skirt

Todd & Lindsey tree skirt before

Over at Todd & Lindsey’s house, the newlyweds are preparing for their first Christmas as a married couple.  The decorating budget is pretty tight, but Lindsey was creative enough to figure out how to turn a stained tree skirt and an old sheet into a brand new tree skirt!

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Refinished Chair

The Weathered Door chair before

When a family friend told Reeves they had some furniture in their garage they were going to get rid of, she went right over to take it off their hands.  Reeves, who blogs at The Weathered Door, took the unwanted furniture home and gave it some TLC.

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Scrappy Ornaments

Bullfrogs and Bulldogs ornaments before

Amanda from Bullfrogs and Bulldogs shared a great way to turn crafting scraps into pretty Christmas ornaments.  It’s the perfect way to use pretty leftovers from sewing, papercrafting, and other projects.

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Rescued Red Buffet

Art Is Beauty before

Karin at Art Is Beauty was out with her girlfriends for a birthday lunch when she spotted an old dresser at the side of a city street.  Her friends were nice enough to help her load it up into the back of the minivan and bring it home, where Karin gave it a new life.

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Finial Stemmed Pumpkins

Homa Style finial pumpkins

Here’s a nifty idea for fall decor using upcycled drapery finials from Jeannette at Homa Style.  Jeannette brought home some pumpkins/gourds this fall.  None of the three had stems.  Jeannette decided it would be fun to top the pumpkins with her collection of finials.

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Kitchen Storage Cabinet Makeover

Winthrop Chronicles before

Sarah, who blogs at The Winthrop Chronicles, recently finished a kitchen makeover that included painting her cabinets white.  Surrounded by all those white cabinets, she decided that it was time to give a forgotten storage cabinet a makeover, too, so that it could claim a spot in the kitchen, too.

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Dropcloth Coasters

Frugal Ain't Cheap canvas dropcloth before

At Frugal Ain’t Cheap, Daniela says she has a lot of canvas dropcloth sitting around in her house.  Dropcloth is great for protecting surfaces while you’re painting, but there’s no need to throw it out when the paint project is complete.  Daniela used some of her dropcloth to make these coasters.

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