This Bundt’s NOT in the Oven

green bundt pan

Bonnie from Our Secondhand Home is back with a new makeover! Last year we featured her bundt pan planter and now she’s got a new pan and a new idea. This time her attention is turned to the sewing room–specifically some “pretty in pink” ribbon storage!

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Finish Your Cereal and Make Mini Pinatas


Heather from Woods of Bell Trees has a great idea for using up cereal boxes! She’s making a bunch of darling mini pinatas in the shape of strawberries: “a very simple, easy peasy shape.” These would be a huge hit as party favors and party decorations.

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Prepping for a Well-Stocked Summer

wire basket

Erin a HUGE fan of summer, and loves that it’s time to “change out the backpacks and lunchboxes for beach towels and sunscreen.” This year she is making a “Summer Basket” to keep in her mudroom. The medicine cabinet “is upstairs, and not so convenient for dripping wet children coming in from the slip-n-slide for a band-aid.” An old wire basket is volunteering for duty at The Organized Life.

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Taking the 70s out of the Dresser


Taryn inherited a dresser with great clean lines that was the perfect size for her daughter’s room. Unfortunately, it “was clearly a victim to some serious orange spray paint in the 70’s.” What’s a gal to do? At Design, Dining, and Diapers she’s working a pastel-friendly transformation with the help of chalk paint powder!

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Choose Your Own Bathtub Tray Adventure


Larissa just completed a beautiful farmhouse-style bathroom update and got lots of compliments on her fabulous bathtub tray. So she’s sharing the tutorial at Prodigal Pieces, where she’s showing us how to create not one but two different styles (modern and rustic), both perfect for that long luxurious soak!

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Gold & White Globe


Curly Craft Mom Carrie’s son “had this old globe laying around that he never used,” so she snagged it to work into her home office decor. Of course, she couldn’t resist glamming it up with a makeover first!

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Wunderbar Upcycle for Antique Measuring Cup


Ronja from Nur Noch used her “daughterly charms” to walk away from her dad’s antique stash with this rusty metal 1950s measuring cup. When she couldn’t remove all the rust, she decided it was time for the cup to embrace a new life as a funky, functional planter.

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Denim Stars and Stripes Garland in Tokyo


Jeans are Alyssa’s go-to, which means she goes through a lot of them–and then refuses to throw them away, “since I’m a hoarder denim is so expensive.” While living in Japan, Alyssa has make her own Fourth of July decorations. At Alyssa & Carla this awesome expat is showing us how her worn out jeans will play a starring role this year!

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