Put a Deer On It!

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Dena from Hearts & Sharts found this chair in the treasure trove that was her grandmother’s old shed.  Only when she found it, the chair looked more like trash than treasure.

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Vertical Garden from a Pallet

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Here’s a nifty idea for adding some dimension to your yard with a vertical garden.  It’s made from a pallet by Amanda at Mommy is Coocoo.

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Inexpensive Wall Art from a Calendar

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Taryn of Design, Dining + Diapers has been decorating her daughter’s bedroom.  She found an excellent source for inexpensive art when she repurposed an old calendar.

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Simple Sweater Refashion

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At Maybe She Made It, Lisa picked up this cute gray and white argyle sweater at a thrift shop for a song.  However, after washing it, she discovered that it was a little shorter and tighter than she would be comfortable wearing.  Rather than waste the sweater, she decided to refashion it.

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Birch Branch Trinket Box

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“Sometimes the fun and messy world of creative projects means needing to remove my wedding ring,” explains Katie at Upcycled Treasures.  Needing a spot to keep her ring safely tucked away at those times, she came up with a way to turn this birch branch into a nifty little trinket box.

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From Cold Drinks to Picnic Things

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“A couple of weeks ago when the granddaughters were at the house for the day…we made a fast food run,”  says Kathy at Petticoat Junktion.  ”I thought at the time that I would do something fun with the drink tote.”

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Pot ‘o Gold…at the End of the Succulents

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Crystal of A Pumpkin and a Princess is happily enjoying two trends:  succulents and gold leaf.  She came up with a fun way to use these trends to dress up a simple terra cotta pot.

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Retro Fabulous Dress Refashion

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At Second Chances by Susan, Susan picked up this classic 80′s dress (check out that collar!) at a free clothing exchange.  Susan loves fashion from the 1950′s and 60′s, and was pretty sure she could make this dated dress retro fabulous.

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