“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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.