Getting Organized While Recycling

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Over at Organized 31, Susan has been turning her plastic containers into handy little office organizers instead of throwing them away.  Better yet, she’s adding a bit of sparkle to them, too!

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Change Starts with One! Let’s Be Radical!

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The last two days the focus has been on a quote “Believe there is good in the world,” but a major emphasis on “be the good.”  Well today I am giving you a chance to Be the Good in this world with an awesome initiative that our family is embracing for this Easter holiday.  Let me tell you about this passion project!

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Spool to a Stool Makeover

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“I’ve waiting to get my hands on industrial wooden spool for a while and I never thought I was going to find one, says Loren at Pandora’s Craft Box.  “Until one day on my way to get my hubby at work and a saw it!”

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Crazy Clock Makeover

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Well, that title might be deceiving.  This clock wasn’t so much crazy as it was ugly.  Shannon from AKA Design + Life tells us, “This clock was given to us by a friend, who had it given to them. I’m pretty sure no-one knew what to do with it. It looks a little like a Roman shield, or something.”

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Pallet Headboard for a Nautical Bedroom

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At The Thinking Closet, Lauren and her husband recently build a headboard out of wood harvested from old pallets.   They offer some great tips and tricks for anyone who wants to make anything from reclaimed pallet wood.

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Refabbing a Plain Picture Frame

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Got any picture frames that could use an update?  Liz from Love Grows Wild has a simple idea that you can use to give your old picture frames an extra dose of style.

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Solid Wood Side Table Makeover

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Nicole from Designitgirl was delighted to find this solid wood side table.  The original finish was looking a bit dated, but it had such good bones that she knew with a little TLC it could have a new life.

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A Touch of Gold for this Ceramic Pot

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Sometimes it’s the little details or a simple change that make all the difference in how an object looks and functions.  That was the case with this ceramic flower pot that belongs to Carolyn of Homework.  She liked the texture, but the pot lacked personality.

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