Lonely Drawer Gets a Glam Makeover

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The local Habitat ReStore asked Amy Jo to take a few of their dresser-less drawers home to see if she could turn them into something that would make them more appealing to buyers.  Check out what she did to make them fabulous at The Little Moments.

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For the Love of Junk

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One of Kathy’s favorite things to do is create art using all kinds of scraps and odds and ends that she’s collected over the years.  Some people might call it junk, but she has an eye for beauty and can imagine so many possibilities when she looks at old things.  Check out her latest creation–just in time for Valentine’s Day–at Petticoat Junktion.

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A Valentine Snow Globe from a Mason Jar

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Are you decorating for Valentine’s Day, yet?  Well, Kristen from is, over at Homespun With Love, and she came up with the most adorable snow globe for the day of love.  The thing about this project is that you could already have quite a few of the materials leftover from Christmas crafting.  So it’s a great way to extend the use of those items!

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Dressing Up a Plain Plate for Jewelry Storage

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Need a place to contain the jewelry that you drop on your nightstand.  (C’mon, we all do it!)  Check out the cute jewelry tray that Amy made at Homey Oh My!  Amy started with a plain white salad plate–something that if you don’t already have on hand, you can easily find at the dollar store or thrift shop.

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Craft Fail Becomes Craft Success with Washi Tape

The Learner Observer craft fail before washi tape

We all have them:  projects that somewhere along the line of executing our vision just seem to fall short.  That was the case with this moleskin notebook that Thalita from The Learner Observer was working on.  She assumed that she could dress up the plain black notebook with stripes from a permanent gold marker.  Well, the stripes bled underneath the tape Thalita was using, and she was left with a hot mess.

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Plain Lampshade Goes Home on the Range

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At Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna’s inspiration for this lamp makeover came from someone special:  her Pap.  A cattle rancher, his life was defined by the animals he cared for so diligently.  When Jenna spotted a cowhide lampshade, she knew immediately that she wanted one of her own.  “Not only would it fit perfectly with my decor, but it would be a nod to my Pap,” she tells us.

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Tossed Table Makeover

Vintage News Junkie table before

“When I spotted the neighbor putting a perfectly good wooden dining room table on the curb… the wheels started turning!” Candace confesses at Vintage News Junkie.

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Old Art Turned Into Love Note

Diary of a Crafty Lady frame before

At Diary of a Crafty Lady, Lindsay says she and her husband recently celebrated a milestone anniversary.  “I found some old wooden picture frames on the side of the road a while back, and have been using them for various projects,” she tells us.  When she needed an anniversary gift, Lindsay decided to make something for him using one of the frames.

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