Handmade Walls E-book

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I am so proud of many of my blogging friends who have recently written books!  I can’t imagine the insane time and energy that goes into a project of that magnitude.  Impressive beyond belief.  Recently Ashley & Jamin from The Handmade Home launched an e-book called “Handmade Walls: 22 Inspiring Ideas on Bringing Your Walls to Life.”

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Ombre Secretary Desk

The Weathered Door ombre secretary

The old secretary desk that Reeves of The Weathered Door had was bland and scratched up.  It needed a new finish and a little somethin’-somethin’ to give it a second chance.

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Woven Belt Seat

Saved by Love Creations chairs before

Over at Saved By Love Creations,  Johnnie saw a sign on two old chairs sitting in front of her neighbor’s house:  ”Take me home and fix me.”  How could she resist?

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Give Thanks for Old Windows

Cherished Bliss window before

Ashley, from Cherished Bliss,  had an old window lying around that she found a really fun way to use to help her family celebrate Thanksgiving this year.  She used it as the background for something she calls her family’s Thankful Board.

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Tin Can Succulent Garden

Eliza K tin can before

Here’s a quick and easy upcycling project from Eliza of Eliza K.  You should have most of the materials you need for this right on hand–especially if you’ve warmed up any canned soup, lately.

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Tree Trunk to Chalkboard

Megan Brooke Handmade chalkboard before

Megan’s grandmother had these pieces of wood in her garage leftover from where she had a tree cut down.  Megan, who blogs at Megan Brooke Handmade, was pretty sure she could turn them into something fabulous.  So, with Grandma’s permission, she took a few home.

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Toy Shelves from Paint Buckets

Oh Oh Blog plastic bucket

At the Oh Oh Blog, Ama says that she needed an inexpensive way to add some off-the-floor storage to her playroom.  She had a great idea for making cute wall shelves by upcycling plastic paint buckets.

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Upcycled Burlap Picture Mat

House Bella burlap sack before

Sara of House Bella picked up a nautical print while she was on vacation, and wanted to display it on her gallery wall.  Since Sara likes using a mix of  nautical and earthy elements in her decor, she thought it would be fun to make a mat for this picture out of burlap.

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