Pot ‘o Gold…at the End of the Succulents

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Crystal of A Pumpkin and a Princess is happily enjoying two trends:  succulents and gold leaf.  She came up with a fun way to use these trends to dress up a simple terra cotta pot.

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Retro Fabulous Dress Refashion

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At Second Chances by Susan, Susan picked up this classic 80’s dress (check out that collar!) at a free clothing exchange.  Susan loves fashion from the 1950’s and 60’s, and was pretty sure she could make this dated dress retro fabulous.

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Blue Birds in a Jar for Spring

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Have any glass jars around your house that need a new purpose?  Bonnie of Pin Junkie has the perfect idea for you, just in time for Spring!

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Second Chance to Shine Dresser

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Over at McCall Manor, Holly’s mom gave a junky dresser a second chance.  The dresser was a second hand find of thirty years ago that had served in a boy’s room and eventually made it’s way out to sit in the garage to be a catch-all for lawn supplies and tools.

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These Shoes are Prettier in Pink

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Laura blogs at Over the Apple Tree.  She recently decided that a pair of shoes she had that fit perfectly just weren’t the right color for her spring dress–even though she loved the style, they needed to be pink, not tan.

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From Curtain Rods to Apron Strings

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At her blog, Five Simple Things, Maria tells us how she used old floral curtains to make a pretty apron.

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From Trash to Gift Wrap

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With a husband in the military, Susan at Organized 31 has to keep her life fairly portable.  That includes her gift wrapping station.  Recently, she figured out how to make an easy-to-move gift wrapping station from the Ikea Variera trash basket.

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Adding Personality with a Monogram

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Briana from Posh Purpose was given this ceramic basket by her aunt.  “The style didn’t really work for me,” she confesses.  “The basket had been hiding out behind some picture frames on my bookshelf, totally forgotten.”

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