Baby Crib Makeover

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When Rachel of Maison de Pax learned that after two boys, baby #3 would be a girl, she decided to go with all-out frills in baby girl’s nursery. Opting for a Jenny Lind style of crib, she passed the crib along to her sister, who is welcoming another baby girl into the world.

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Beautiful Bench from Reclaimed Materials

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Over at My Love 2 Create, Mindi has been sharing projects from the laundry room redo she helped her sister with. Since Sis was on a tight budget, most of the projects they worked on had to involve free or low-cost materials. This bench for the mudroom section of the laundry area repurposed not one, but two items!

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Making a Mason Jar Vase

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Here’s a great idea for turning a mason jar into a cute vase from Shanna at Restoration Redoux. Shanna made this one for Spring (and especially Easter), but you could adapt her directions for any season or holiday.

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Trashed Headboard Becomes a Corner Bench

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“Last Spring I got a call from a friend to alert me that there was a headboard out to the garbage on her street,” tells Gail at My Repurposed Life. “I borrowed a truck and hurried right over to scoop it up.”
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The Gift That Gives Even More Than Twice

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At Elizabeth Joan Designs, Emily’s son received a present inside a cute polka dotted gift box. It was too cute to just throw away, so Emily decided to think of something to make using the box.

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From the Closet to the Table

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Over at her blog, Joyful Daisy, Amy came up with a cute (and useful) way to reuse old pairs of jeans. She created durable placemats!

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Time for a Change

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“My granddaughter found this side table in the neighbor’s trash,” says Deb at Lake Girl Paints. “She loaded it up in her golf cart and brought it to my garage.” Sounds like they are raising her right, doesn’t it?

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Free Chandelier Gets an Easy New Look

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Over at My Fabuless Life, Jenn explains, “My sister had no use for this light, which she got from a friend who cleans out foreclosed houses. When I looked at it, I knew that with a tiny bit of work, it could be something awesome that mimicked lighting sold at high end retailers for hundreds of dollars.”

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