DIY Netted Stone Friendship Bracelets

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Daniela at Curly Made enjoys making friendship bracelets.  Here’s a acute version that she came up with.  She suggests upcycling some aquarium stones or using other pretty rocks you’ve collected, to keep the costs low. To make these pretty bracelets, Daniela uses a clipboard to hold onto the waxed cotton cords.  She provides a video {…Read More…}

Curbside China Cabinet Rescue

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“My 72-year-old dad found this china cabinet curbside,” says Amy of High Style ReStyle. “My dad doesn’t get excited at much but from the beginning it held an attachment for him. He couldn’t get over someone discarding such a high-quality piece of furniture,” she explains. His excitement inspired her to turn the old cabinet into a special surprise for Dad.

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What Could Have Been a Tear Down Becomes a Guest Cottage

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Usually the rescues I feature are at least small enough to haul home in a truck. This one, on the other hand, is a bit bigger than that! When Angie at Knick of Time purchased her home, this old outbuilding was on the property. She tells us, “A woman who grew up in our home, came for a visit last year, and she said they told their dad years ago, that he should tear the old building down – that’s how old and run-down it was.”

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Button Name Sign from Old Fencing

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When Ashley’s brother showed up with this dingy section of old fencing….she knew immediately what she was going to do with it! She’d been looking for the perfect piece of weathered wood to make a unique baby gift for her pregnant sister, and this old wood completely matched her vision. Check out the amazing transformation at Domestic Imperfection.

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Adding Dried Roses to a Wreath

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Sometimes pretty flowers are the the pick-me-up your spirit needs. That’s the case with these pretty pink roses that came to Aniko at Place of My Taste. “I adored these roses so much that I couldn’t just throw them away,” she explains.

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DIY Rustic Basket

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Jessica had kept this little wooden crate around for a while, knowing she could turn it into something cute. When the original idea of making a crate full of succulents feel through, the coming Easter holiday inspired her to do something else. She decided to switch it up from crate to a rustic basket, and blogged abut it at Live Randomly Simple.

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Cute for Easter: Toilet Paper Roll Animals

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It’s always fun to put together a craft with things that you already have on hand. Here’s one of those crafts that’s perfect for Easter–and for putting together with your kids if they are on spring break–from Katie at View From the Fridge. It starts with something really easy to find around the house: a toilet paper roll!

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Rolling In Style: a Metal Cart Makeover

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“We rescued a vintage metal cart from heading to a landfill!” exclaims Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. One of their favorite Craigslist sellers said that she’d toss the cart if it didn’t go home with Kathy or her sister Karen, so they rescued it.

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