New Look for an Antique Wash Stand

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At The Golden Sycamore, Allison and her husband found this old wash stand when they were cleaning out their basement. Free furniture is always the best kind to experiment with, so Allison seized the opportunity to try using milk paint for the first time by giving this piece a little makeover.

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Roadside Dresser Gets a New Purpose

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“My Step-Dad found this dresser at the side of the road on garbage day,” confesses Shelly at 100 Things 2 Do. She was in desperate need of a place to corral miscellaneous winter gear, like hats and gloves, and decided that the old dresser could serve a new purpose.

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Side Table with a Concrete Top

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Taryn from Design Dining Diapers had a side table in her home that just didn’t go with her current decor. She considered selling it, but then decided to try and make it work with her current decor.

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DIY Gold Wire Side Table

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Over at Domestic Imperfection, Ashley has been admiring gold side tables for some time now. Wanting a pair for her guest room, she started to shop around, but was discouraged to find that most of them were either well out of her budget range…..or out of stock! Instead, Ashley decided to experiment with things she had around the house to see if she could DIY something similar. “And what I had was tomato cages, wire, spray paint, and lots of scrap wood,” she notes.

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“Love”ly Wall Decor

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“As I was digging through some of our home decor boxes in the basement I found this frame and started brainstorming what I could do with it,” says Jessie at Imperfectly Polished. She decided to turn it into art for her master bedroom gallery wall.

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God and White Herringbone Flowerpots

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Over at The Happy Housie, Krista has been decorating in soft neutrals this winter. One of her recent projects was to transform several clay flowerpots. Do you have any of these lying around?

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Adorable DIY Heart Applique Leggings

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“My Missy had ripped a hole in one of the knees of her denim colored leggings,” Jamie tells us at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.  “Rather than toss them out, why not add a little heart applique to patch the rip?”  A perfect refashion for this time of year! To make these cute heart {…Read More…}

Paper Plate Pop Up Heart

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Everyone’s got a few paper plates lying around, right? Well, here’s a fun and easy Valentine craft for kids (or adults) that just takes a paper plate and a few other craft supplies to make. It’s the brainchild of Noreen at Crafty Journal.

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