Wreath Week: Gold Pine Cones

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Brittany likes to “bring the outside in,” and her outside obliged with lots and lots of pine cones. After de-bugging her found treasures, Brittany shows us at Whimsy Renee how she turned her pine cones into an elegant (and super easy) wreath.

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Wreath Week: Work Socks Workin’ It

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Alex loves work socks. She says, “I don’t know what it is about them that I adore but to me they scream Canadian Winter and endless decor and craft projects.” Because of this love, she had several pair that were wearing out in the soles. At Northstory, she shows us how she upcycled them into the Christmas wreath of her dreams.

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Wreath Week: from TP tubes to Flowers and Berries

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From her crafty corner of Hungary, Lavender Girl is showing us how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath out of toilet paper rolls. Believe me, it’s worth using Google Translate to see what’s been coming together at Croissant and Lavender.

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Wreath Week at Roadkill Rescue

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Wreaths are fun to hang on the door any time of year, but they are especially meaningful during the Christmas season. This week at Roadkill Rescue, we’ll be celebrating the season with festive wreath projects that honor the spirit of Roadkill Rescue: they are made out of free, found, or upcycled materials. Stay tuned for Wreath Week!

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A Forgotten Piano Bench Sings as a Coffee Table

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Debbie at Painted Therapy learned a valuable lesson the hard way: “never put wheels on tables; kids will always use them as trains.”  After the untimely derailment of her train coffee table, Debbie went searching in the garage for a replacement. She turned this hand-me-down piano bench into a (stationary) coffee table of beauty!

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Forgotten Cabinet Becomes Pretty Again

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This little cabinet was discovered in the attic by Camille of Gustave & Voltaire when she moved into her home. “When I saw it I realized how beautiful it could look,” Camille tells us. “Like in that 80’s movie when the plain secretary transforms into a bomb by letting her hair down and taking off her glasses.” Ha!

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Wall Art from Fabric Remnants

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“I have lots of fabric remnants,” says Amanda from Mommy is Coocoo. “I also have this big, blank wall in our newly painted guest bedroom. Hmmm . . .” Check out how she used her fabric and a collection of embroidery hoops to create an amazing art wall!

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Button Storage from Pickle Jars

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After being inspired by other projects online, Luzia decided to “Pimp my Gurkenglas.” (Translation: turn her used pickle jars into something awesome.) She shows us how her empty jars became golden-animal-topped button storage over at Luzia Pimpinella.

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