Table Renewed with Color and Paint

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When Courtney found this table that had belonged to her grandmother languishing in her mother’s basement, she didn’t hesitate to take it home for a makeover. Why not? “My grandmother was a decorator,” Courtney explains at All Things New Again. “She was always changing things around and trying new looks. I did not hesitate to paint her table for one second because I know if she was here, she would have told me to paint it already

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Rustic Seashell Plank

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Looking for an easy project that will bring a little bit of the beach into your home? April from House By Hoff has one that made use of things she already had around the house, so it didn’t cost her a penny! Only three things were required: a collection of shells, an old board, and a hot glue gun.

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A Pile of Wooden Dowels Put to Use

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When Kathy of The Salvaged Boutique inherited a box full of wood dowels, she wasn’t quite sure what to think, but she did love their backstory. “These wooden rods came from a friend of his who works for a vacuum company that was discarding the rods because they were defective. My Uncle says these rods are used to create the part that spins at the bottom of a vacuum,” Kathy explains.

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Reclaimed Wood TV Console

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Tatertots & Jello recently featured this neat project for a DIY built TV console by Heidi from Kruse’s Workshop. What makes this project Roadkill Rescue worthy? Well, Heidi and her husband have access to reclaimed wood. It’s a DIY project with free materials!

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Herringbone Countertop Organizer

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Katie from Little House of Four came up with this project and shared it over at Elizabeth Joan Designs.  She made use of some boards and shims to get her home a little more organized. Needing a box to keep track of all the little items that get dropped on her kitchen counter, Katie nailed together {…Read More…}

Chalkboard Succulent Planter

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While trash-picking one day, Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs found a couple bags cheap, ugly baskets and vases. She was pretty sure she could figure out some new uses for them, starting with this square glass vase.

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Twine for an Update

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Brett from Being Bianca shared this incredible table makeover at I Should Be Mopping the Floor. What she started out with was a basic console that had been sitting in her entryway for years, and Brett tells us, “I just couldn’t stomach spending a small fortune on a new table without attempting an upcycle on this one first.”

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Dowdy Rug Gets an Update

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Over at I Dig Pinterest, Christine had an entryway rug that was looking a bit faded and dated. It was definitely not giving any hints about the fun decor inside her home. So she decided to give it a makeover.

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