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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Blue Birds in a Jar for Spring

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Have any glass jars around your house that need a new purpose?  Bonnie of Pin Junkie has the perfect idea for you, just in time for Spring!

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Second Chance to Shine Dresser

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Over at McCall Manor, Holly’s mom gave a junky dresser a second chance.  The dresser was a second hand find of thirty years ago that had served in a boy’s room and eventually made it’s way out to sit in the garage to be a catch-all for lawn supplies and tools.

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These Shoes are Prettier in Pink

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Laura blogs at Over the Apple Tree.  She recently decided that a pair of shoes she had that fit perfectly just weren’t the right color for her spring dress–even though she loved the style, they needed to be pink, not tan.

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From Curtain Rods to Apron Strings

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At her blog, Five Simple Things, Maria tells us how she used old floral curtains to make a pretty apron.

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