Scrappy Rainbow Art

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If you’ve ever done even one project with fabric, then you know how hard it is to throw scraps away.  Nicole Samuels came up with a brilliant way to use up some of those scraps and create rainbow art that’s perfect to display for St. Patrick’s day (or year round, it’s so pretty)!

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Hanging Storage from Upcycled Containers

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Over at Make It and Love It, Ashley came up with a fantastic storage solution for her craft room.  Space in crafting areas is always at a premium, so her hanging storage from upcycled containers is genius!

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Cozy Pillow from a Sweater

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At Number 18 is where Vicky blogs about her projects.  One of her latest is all about getting another use out of a dated sweater.

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From Toys to Tea: An Upcycling Project

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Over at View From the Fridge, Katie loves getting the wooden toys made by the Melissa and Doug toy company…but hates the fact that none of the wooden packaging for these toys comes with lids!  “Bins without lids hold toys for maybe 3 minutes before my two little boys dump the entire contents out onto the floor,” she laments.

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Mini Memo Boards from a Surprising Source

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At Restoration Beauty, Selene came up with a cute idea for office decor and organization.  It all started from her inability to throw out candle jars.  “This girl just doesn’t throw away good glass, you know,” she laughs.

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Rustic Reclaimed Wood Shelves

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Over at Rustique Restoration, Jen and Brock found a way to repurpose some salvaged wood fencing (like that pictured below) and get a lovely way to display Jen’s collection of white dishes.

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Roadside Cabinet Find

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Over at McCall Manor, Holly spotted this handsome bookcase on–you guessed it–the side of the road!  Believe it or not, all that glass was completely intact!

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Sonic Spring

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Here’s a really fun upcycling project from Kellie at Nest of Posies.  It all started with a family run to Sonic for some fun drinks.  When they handed the drinks to Kellie in this cardboard carrier, she had a light bulb moment.

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