Mason jars make nice vases as they are, but Krista of The Happy Housie took hers over the top with the addition of some paint.
Before she tossed these plastic water bottles into the recycling bin, Kathy from Petticoat Junktion decided to give them one more chance to be useful….as vases!
When Jo-Anna of A Pretty Life in the Suburbs is given a challenge, she rises to it. For instance, when challenged by a magazine to upcycle an egg carton, she not only made something out of it, she electrified it!
I spotted this nifty rescue project by Amber from Averie Lane over at Kleinworth & Co. She came up with this idea for a garden wall using repurposed items when she was looking at a blank wall near her patio, one day.
Vidya at What’s Ur Home Story and her husband love seafood. After a lunch of clams one day, Vidya realized that those empty clam shells had great decorating potential.
Sometimes this blog is an excellent way to help me feel like I’m not the only crazy gal out there. For instance, I used to wonder if I was the only one who saved store shopping bags because the paper was so pretty. Well, I’m not! In fact, Anu at Nalle’s House fell so hard for a shopping bag that she turned it into art!
Sometimes, the simplest things can be given a new life with just a few minutes of effort. Take these classic terracotta flower pots, for instance. Linda of Burlap and Blue came up with a way to take them from humble to downright stunning.