American Flag from Pallet Wood

Happy Healthy Domestic pallet flag before

Alex at Happy, Healthy, & Domestic has a husband who loves American flags and anything patriotic.  She decided to surprise him with some new flag decor by making use of an old pallet she had on hand.

Happy Healthy Domestic pallet flag before

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Card Table Makeover

Diary of a Crafty Lady card table before

“I found an old, tattered card table in someones trash pile. Since I’ve been wanting a card table, I picked it up, and decided to give it a little love,” says Lindsay at Diary of a Crafty Lady.

Diary of a Crafty Lady card table before

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Summertime Bar Cart Makeover

Lake Girl Paints bar cart before

When Deb of Lake Girl Paints spotted this bar cart on sale at the local thrift shop, she immediately knew it would make a great drink cart for her lakeside patio.  All it needed was a quick makeover.

Lake Girl Paints bar cart before

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DIY Footstool from a Cutting Board

Thrifty Treasures cutting board before

“I collect and store things I know can be made into something…someday,” confesses Sara at Thrifty Treasures.  “I had some legs I cut from a chair and an old cutting board that I decided to put together to make something new.”

Thrifty Treasures cutting board before

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Faux Aged Iron Patio Furniture

Sweet C's Designs patio furniture before

Courtney of Sweet C’s Designs had some ugly black metal patio furniture that she really didn’t love.  “This ugly furniture was in my “to trash” pile, when  I hit up an antique store in Fort Collins and I grabbed some gorgeous aged iron planters that I absolutely adored,” she says.  “I decided I could try to make the furniture match the aged iron.”

Sweet C's Designs patio furniture before

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Wooden Pig Redo

The Thrifty Challenge pig before

At The Thrifty Challenge, Lisa found this painted wooden pig in the “free” piled at a local market.  She decided to bring the pig home and give it a new life.

The Thrifty Challenge pig before

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Popcorn Tin Lampshade

Bright Green Door popcorn tin before

Jess blogs at Bright Green Door.  She was delighted recently to find a honeycomb lamp at Target, but when she brought it home, “every lampshade I owned was either too big or too small and I couldn’t find ANYTHING the right size,” Jess confesses.

Bright Green Door popcorn tin before

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Beach Chairs Refabbed

Crafts a la Mode beach chair before

Over at Crafts a la Mode, Linda was driving along one day when she spotted a pile of free goodies on the side of the road.  It was all good stuff, including two folding beach chairs.

Crafts a la Mode beach chair before

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