Adorable Easter Egg Tree

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Eggshells aren’t usually something we think about sparing from the trash.  But if you happen to be willing to save a few, you might be able to create an Easter egg tree that’s almost as cute as this one from Cristina at Remodelando la Casa.

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Reclaimed Wood Becomes a Beautiful Shelf

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When Rachel was finishing her attic, she had a dilemma:  what to do with the odd space adjacent to her narrow attic stairwell?  She decided that a set of shelves would create visual interest while maintaining the open feeling the small space needed, and blogged about the project at Maison de Pax.

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Mod Chairs Get a Fantastic New Look

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Before Dena from Hearts & Sharts moved, her friend Bob passed along these retro chairs to her.  They were sturdy but ugly.  Dena knew that with the right makeover, they would look fantastic in her new kitchen.

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Spiffed Up Folding Chair

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Chelsea from Kreativ 77 had these folding chairs in her basement for a while before she decided what to do with them.  A new look was what they needed, so she got to work.

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Trashed Pegboard for the Win!

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“I found this little gem in a building that had been donated to my parents’ non-profit, and it was destined for the trash before I brought it home and rescued it,” says Abby at Just a Girl and Her Blog.

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Old Ottoman Gets Refabbed

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Sara from Thrifty Treasures found this sad, ugly, old ottoman.  But she has a good imagination, so knowing this ottoman had a solid, sturdy frame, she could see the possibilities.

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Laundry Basket Full of Green

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What do you do with a broken plastic laundry basket?  Well, if you are Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs, you pull over, put it in your car, take it home, and turn it into something lovely!

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DIY Rustic Log iPad Stand

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When Jessie at Imperfectly Polished spotted an ipod dock made from a rustic log in one of her favorite shelter mags, she was smitten…..and inspired.  All it took was a walk through the woods on their property with her husband for Jessie to find just what she needed to make a similar stand for her iPad.

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