Dressing Up Plain Magazine Holders

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At View From the Fridge, Katie has been giving her office a makeover.  One of the projects towards this goal was giving some plain cardboard magazine holders a more graphic look.

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Side Table Gets a Touch of Old Paris

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It was the last day of a yard sale when Shanna of Restoration Redoux spotted this little side table.  The woman running the sale was ready to shut things down, so she let Shanna take the table home….for free!  It was dirty and ugly, but the hexagon shape held some potential.

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Craft Room Storage Gets Restyled

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When Michelle from Delicate Construction first installed these dressers in her craft room, she was more concerned about their storage capacity than they way they looked.  Originally simple wood dressers from Ikea, Michelle had painted them white and called it a day.

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Glamorous Mirror Makeover

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At Mommy Is Coocoo, Amanda and her husband have been finishing up a bath renovation.  As part of the process, the large, unframed mirror over the vanity needed to come down.  The contractor was going to charge them money to remove and dispose of it, but Amanda had other plans.

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Put a Deer On It!

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Dena from Hearts & Sharts found this chair in the treasure trove that was her grandmother’s old shed.  Only when she found it, the chair looked more like trash than treasure.

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Vertical Garden from a Pallet

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Here’s a nifty idea for adding some dimension to your yard with a vertical garden.  It’s made from a pallet by Amanda at Mommy is Coocoo.

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Inexpensive Wall Art from a Calendar

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Taryn of Design, Dining + Diapers has been decorating her daughter’s bedroom.  She found an excellent source for inexpensive art when she repurposed an old calendar.

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Simple Sweater Refashion

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At Maybe She Made It, Lisa picked up this cute gray and white argyle sweater at a thrift shop for a song.  However, after washing it, she discovered that it was a little shorter and tighter than she would be comfortable wearing.  Rather than waste the sweater, she decided to refashion it.

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