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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A Photo Frame Does Double Duty

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“We’ve owned this basic collage frame for several years,” says Lora at Craftivity Designs. “We picked it up on clearance and for such a substantial frame it was a great price.”

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From Dark to Light Desk Makeover

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“I chose this desk for all the storage since it was acting as our entire office,” explains Christy at Confessions of a Serial DIYer. “But it’s so large and being black, it was like a deep dark hole that was sucking the life out of that side of our living room.”

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Garden Hose Wreath for Spring

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A friend of mine moved from a home with no sprinkler system in the yard to a home with a sprinkler system. Guess what she had a lot of? Hoses that she didn’t need to use, anymore! For anyone else in that boat, here’s a fun way to reuse hoses you don’t need anymore that comes from Jill at Create. Craft. Love.

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Transformed Lampshade

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A couple years ago I bought a festive lampshade for $1 during after-Christmas sales….and it’s been waiting for me to use it ever since!  Recently, I decided to give the shade a new look, and I shared the makeover at Infarrantly Creative.

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Sitting Pretty on a Milk Crate

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Over at Finding Home, Laura has had this vintage galvanized milk crate sitting in her garage for a long time.  She recently decided that it could be better used as a seat or stool in her kitchen.

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Elegant Succulent Lamp Post

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Inspired by a picture she saw of lamp post succulent planters, Sara from Thrifty Treasures decided to see if she could make one of her one. She had an old floor lamp and some wire lamp shade frames that she thought she ought to be able to transform.

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Sentimental Family Sign

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At The Little Moments, Amy Jo created a sweet sign for her home by using several things she already had on hand: a vintage, glass doorknob, a cabinet door, and her craft cutting machine.

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