Candy for the Teacher

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Looking for a cute gift for the teacher? This gift made by Teryn from Vintage Romance Style was recently featured at Tatertots & Jello. It makes use of a glass jar and other craft supplies that you might already have on hand.

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Paper Bag Book Covers

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Know any students that like to study in style? Pass along this nifty idea from Trisha at Black and White Obsession. With this tutorial for book covers made from paper bags, they’ll soon be studying in style!

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Restyled Office Furniture

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This large, sectional office furniture has been part of Denise’s home for the past 10 years. “It has seen hours years of homework, work projects, video game battles and has the wear and tear to prove it,” she explains at Chaotically Creative. When Denise redid the family office recently, this desk set got a completely new look.

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Organize a Desk with Cardboard Tubes

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Need a little more organization in your life now that school has begun? Jennifer from Pink When has an easy an expensive way to turn cardboard tubes into a cute little desk caddy.

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Sprucing Up Old Door Hardware

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Sada blogs at For the Love Creations. A few years ago, she and her husband tore down the old pergola over their front door, which left the door exposed to the elements. The recent installation of a new pergola meant it was time for a front door spruce up. After so much time exposed to the elements, the door hardware was looking pretty beat up.

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This Headboard Got Benched

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This nifty headboard project was created by Jen from Scissors and Spatulas for Somewhat Simple. It’s got a cool backstory. The forgotten, neglected headboard once was her husband’s childhood bed. “It was going to be tossed to the curb until I claimed it for myself because I had a vision,” Jen tells us. “Being the little scavenger that I am, I hauled it home and rescued it!”

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Pretty Furniture for Fall

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“I found this cupboard on the side of the road and immediately did a u-turn to rescue it,” says Kate from Heir and Space. The cupboard was solid maple, and Kate loved the clean lines.

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Giving Grandma’s Chair a New Look

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“This chair had been sitting in my mom’s basement for years,” Jann from Newton Custom Interiors tells us. “It was originally part of my grandparent’s dining room set.” With history like that, how could Jann not try to give it a second chance?

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