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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Jean Skirt Gets a Comfy Refashion

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For Amy Jo of The Little Moments, comfort is key when it comes to selecting her clothes for the day.  So, until she refashioned this denim skirt, she just wasn’t wearing it much.  While the skirt fit, the waistband had some issues that just bothered her every time she wore it.

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Drawers Full of Flowers

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At Penny’s Vintage Home, Penny claims, “We have had this three drawer chest forEVER!”  It has lived in her house, her lake house, and recently moved back to the garage, where it was gathering dust.

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Hanging Test Tube Wall Planter

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At her blog Hearts and Sharts, Dena tells us, “I keep everything. Everything. You never know when the day will come when you can use something that’s been chillin’ in your stash of craft goods for a couple months.”  Or, in the case of these test tube spice jars, twenty years!  Dena’s mom bought them back when Dena was in junior high, and eventually they joined her stash.

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A Shelf to Display and Keep Clutter at Bay

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Ever seen one of these before?  These country-style hook shelves are easy to find in thrift shops and yard sales.  Mindy from MyLove2Create  had one sitting out in her shed, and what she did with it was featured at My Repurposed Life.

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‘Tis Lucky to Upcycle

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you and yours!  In honor of the wearin’ o’ the green, I spotted a project for you that was made from upcycled materials and celebrates good St. Patty.  Check out what Laura made from paint chips over at Live. Love. Scrap.

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From Cuties to Herbs

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Over at The Coconut Head’s Cancer Survival Guide, Holly loves to find new and creative ways to upcycled the mini crates her Cutie clementine oranges are sold in.  Her latest project is a Cutie crate herb garden!

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