Egg-streme Upcycling

egg carton

When Jo-Anna of A Pretty Life in the Suburbs is given a challenge, she rises to it. For instance, when challenged by a magazine to upcycle an egg carton, she not only made something out of it, she electrified it!

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Ironing Board and Mason Jar Wall Garden


I’ve officially appointed this day to be mason jar wall garden day. Did you see this cute wall garden that I posted earlier? Here’s another one made with a fun twist by Brenda of Unique Junktique.

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Chicken Wire and Mason Jar Wall Garden


I spotted this nifty rescue project by Amber from Averie Lane over at Kleinworth & Co. She came up with this idea for a garden wall using repurposed items when she was looking at a blank wall near her patio, one day.

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See Beauty in Seafood


Vidya at What’s Ur Home Story and her husband love seafood. After a lunch of clams one day, Vidya realized that those empty clam shells had great decorating potential.

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Shopping Bag Art


Sometimes this blog is an excellent way to help me feel like I’m not the only crazy gal out there. For instance, I used to wonder if I was the only one who saved store shopping bags because the paper was so pretty. Well, I’m not! In fact, Anu at Nalle’s House fell so hard for a shopping bag that she turned it into art!

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Simple Pots with a Touch of Gold


Sometimes, the simplest things can be given a new life with just a few minutes of effort. Take these classic terracotta flower pots, for instance. Linda of Burlap and Blue came up with a way to take them from humble to downright stunning.

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From the Ceiling to the Garden: Repurposed Ceiling Fan


Over at Redhead Can Decorate, Julie tells us, “When my husband took down our broken ceiling fan, I saved some of the
parts to use later.”

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Glittery Glass Vase


At The Cwafty Blog, RaChel decided to turn a simple glass bottle into a pretty vase using a few craft supplies she had on hand. Her bottle of choice? A Starbucks frappucino bottle.

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