Repurposed Blocks Decorate for Two Holidays!

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Over at Organized 31, Susan collects wooden game blocks. (Think Jenga.) She had plenty of her own, but she also accepts donations of more and hunts them down in thrift stores. she’s found that they can be repurposed in many ways to create fun decor projects.

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Dresser Revamp, New York City Style

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At Makin’ My Apt a Home, Arod’s daughter has been wanting a New York City theme for her bedroom. Mom decided to make it a reality, and the first step was transforming this hand-me-down dresser.

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Heart Charms from Upcycled Cardboard

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A cereal box has so much potential once the cereal is gone. It’s made of lightweight cardboard that’s perfect for all kinds of projects. Here’s a cute one from Daniela at Curly Made.

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A Child-Sized Chair Refinished in Pretty Pastels

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Over at Mommy is Coocoo, Amanda was thrilled to be given this little chair as a hand-me-down. She completely fell in love with the French Provincial style and curvy lines of this chair, but the teddy bear upholstery……not so much.

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Pretty Jewelry Organizer from a Salvaged Door

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“I did not have a vision when I rescued this cabinet door from ending up in a garbage pile,” admits Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. It was only when she noticed the slight lip inside the edge of the frame that she knew what to do with it.

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Vintage School Desk Gets Smart

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“During one of my trash picking adventures last summer, I discovered this amazing vintage school desk sitting road side,” says Emily at Elizabeth Joan Designs. Seeing beyond the peeling paint job, she could see the potential in this desk and took it home.

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Pallet Couches

Project Lovegood pallet before

Over at Pennies ‘n Grace, Molly tells us, “When we moved into our home last August we made plans to make our huge loft into a game room/office space.” In need of some inexpensive furniture, she decided to experiment with turning pallets (like the one pictured below) into couches.

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Worn-out Dining Set gets Rustic Makeover

Dining Table before paint

Deb from Lake Girl Paints recently tackled a dining set that “had great lines to begin with but needed some repair.” This lucky set got a major makeover with a really cool striped painting technique!

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