Easter Art from Crafting Leftovers

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Do you have leftover plywood from another project?  If you do, take a cue from the girls at Lolly Jane and make some quick and easy art in time for Easter!

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Miraculous Rescue Creates a Mid Century Modern Set

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When Susan of SAF Affect saw these beautiful Mid Century Modern chairs, she was willing to plunk down cash to get them.  She paid $300 for a set of four, and felt like that was a steal.  So imagine Susan’s surprise when, just days later, she spotted two more chairs of the exact same design sitting on a curb waiting for the garbage truck.

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Fabric Covered Vases for Spring

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At I Heart Naptime, Liz from Love Grows Wild shared this great ideas for giving vases an extra dose of Spring Color.  The great thing about this project, is you can reuse any available container, if you don’t have real vases.

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Abandoned Dresser to Gorgeous Kitchen Island

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When Stacey of Addison Meadows Lane first spotted this dresser, it had been abandoned on the roadside near her house.  It was huge!  Stacey hauled it home, knowing it had potential to become the kitchen island she’d always wanted.

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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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