Pretty Yarn Wrapped Vases

empty glass soda bottles

Katie from View from the Fridge had a great idea for upcycling her glass soda bottles.  “Better than throwing them in the overflowing recycling bin, right?” Katie asks with a laugh.

empty glass soda bottles

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Discarded Wall Art Goes Glam with Feathers

vintage wall art embroidered geese

When Bethany of Pitter and Glink spotted this framed goose embroidery art, she was drawn to it for two reasons.  First, her grandmother loved geese.  And second, oval frames are hard to come by!  She snatched this one right up for 50 cents, gees and all.

vintage wall art embroidered geese

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Transforming Glass Vases with Wood Shims

painted cylinder vases

At Love Grows Wild, Ashley from Cherished Bliss  recently shared a project that turned a cheap glass cylinder vase she already had into a new vase with rustic texture.

painted cylinder vases

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Curbed Chair Gets Revived with Chevron

Goodwill and Grace parsons chair

Kristin blogs at Goodwill and Grace.  She found this upholstered parsons chair on the side of the road last summer.  A recent snow day this year was the perfect opportunity to give the chair a new look.

Goodwill and Grace parsons chair

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Turning a Storage Box Into a Treasure Box

Thrifty Treasures wood storage box

A friend of Sara’s passed along this interesting wooden box to her.  “She said she was done with it.  Don’t you just love it when that happens?”  Sara asks at Thrifty Treasures.

Thrifty Treasures wood storage box

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Direct from the Dumpster: Accent Table Makeover

Laura Kelly Designs table in dumpster

Here at Roadkill Rescue, we’re used to hearing about plenty of items that were saved from the trash.  We don’t often get to see them in the trash.  How fun is it that Laura from Laura Kelly Designs has pictures of this rescue in the dumpster before she dived for it?

Laura Kelly Designs table in dumpster

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Fun-Size Furniture Refabbed

Elizabeth Joan Designs children's table and chairs

When Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs spotted this darling child size Queen Anne style table and chairs at a friend’s garage sale, she was smitten.  But since she already had a child size table for her own kids, she couldn’t justify the $20 price tag.  Imagine her delight when later that evening she discovered her friend hadn’t sold the set and it was waiting for curbside trash pickup!

Elizabeth Joan Designs children's table and chairs

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Genuine Barn Window Makes a Lovely Mirror

Everyday Enchanting old barn window

“I picked up an old window beside the road last spring, as I was driving my son to preschool on trash collection day,” Nina tells us at Everyday Enchanting. “It was propped up against the mailbox in front of an antique colonial farmhouse. Of course I had to pull over!” Everyday Enchanting old barn window

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