Crafting Leftovers Turn Into a Spring Wreath

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Over at What’s Ur Home Story, Vidya has been trying to use up all her other crafting supplies before she buys anything new.  This wreath was born out of the leftovers from many other projects.

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Rescuing a Pottery Barn Piece from the Gutter

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“I do my best shopping while I’m jogging through my neighborhood, apparently,” laughs Holly of McCall Manor.  “This beauty was sitting in the gutter.”  And guess what?  It was a Pottery Barn Kids farmhouse table.

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Cabinet Door Chalkboard for Spring

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An old cabinet door was just what April from House By Hoff needed for her spring mantel.  It didn’t go on the mantel as an actual door, however.  Check out the transformation!

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Covering Up an Ugly Lamp

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Over at Stow & Tell U, Amy had an old lamp that could reeeeeally use a makeover.  When she discovered a yarn collection that mimicked the natural fibers of days gone by, she was inspired to use it to give the lamp a new look.  “This yarn is on the thicker side in terms of yarn gauge, and it has a rich, organic texture that really caught my eye,” she explains.

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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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