Vintage Thermos Lights Up Seasonal Decor

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“A friend and I found a vintage thermos in a neighbor’s dumpster,” confesses Paula at Sweet Pea, “and I was happy to have it for decorating.” Inspired by another blogger, she decided to turn the thermos into a lamp.

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Adorable Art for Kids

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Here’s a delightful little project from Meghan of Our Pinteresting Family. She likes to use the squeezable pouch baby foods when she and the kids are on the go. “They have the colorful twist-off tops on them, and I have been collecting them, hoping to use them for crafts,” Meghan tells us.

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Mudroom Bench from an Ikea Bunk

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When Julie’s kids outgrew this Ikea bunk bed, it basically became a pile of scrap lumber. She decided to use the wood to make a bench, and shared the tutorial for this project on her blog, Being Home.

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Perfectly Imperfect Mirror

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When Sabine from Mom in Music City found this mirror on the side of the road, it didn’t have a frame. Using some other found materials, she dressed up the mirror to reflect her own unique style.

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DIY Seaside Art

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“Since moving to North Carolina I’ve just wanted to redo everything in the house with a more beach-y/nautical vibe,” says Courtney at Crafts by Courtney. So, when she found these old art prints inside her parents shed, she didn’t hesitate to bring them home for a seaworthy makeover.

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Family Heirlooms Get a New Look for the Next Generation

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These little side tables have already sat in two generations of homes. Anam’s grandparents had them first, passed them along to her parents, and now they have come to live at Anam’s house. At her blog, Delicious and DIY, Anam shares how she updated them to suit her taste.

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Grain Sack Inspired Table Makeover

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This table has sat in Tonya’s kitchen for several years. It originally had an oak finish, but she painted it white soon after bringing it home. Unfortunately, Tonya had skipped a few steps in the painting process, and those mistakes were starting to show. It was time for a redo, and Tonya shares the process at her blog, Love of Family and Home.

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Old Medicine Cabinet Gets Crafty

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This dated medicine cabinet was a yard sale reject that Gail from My Repurposed Life brought home for free. “It took me awhile to figure out that it wanted to be a portable craft station,” she tells us.

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