Trashed Pegboard for the Win!

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“I found this little gem in a building that had been donated to my parents’ non-profit, and it was destined for the trash before I brought it home and rescued it,” says Abby at Just a Girl and Her Blog.

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Old Ottoman Gets Refabbed

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Sara from Thrifty Treasures found this sad, ugly, old ottoman.  But she has a good imagination, so knowing this ottoman had a solid, sturdy frame, she could see the possibilities.

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Laundry Basket Full of Green

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What do you do with a broken plastic laundry basket?  Well, if you are Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs, you pull over, put it in your car, take it home, and turn it into something lovely!

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DIY Rustic Log iPad Stand

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When Jessie at Imperfectly Polished spotted an ipod dock made from a rustic log in one of her favorite shelter mags, she was smitten…..and inspired.  All it took was a walk through the woods on their property with her husband for Jessie to find just what she needed to make a similar stand for her iPad.

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Dressing Up Plain Magazine Holders

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At View From the Fridge, Katie has been giving her office a makeover.  One of the projects towards this goal was giving some plain cardboard magazine holders a more graphic look.

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Side Table Gets a Touch of Old Paris

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It was the last day of a yard sale when Shanna of Restoration Redoux spotted this little side table.  The woman running the sale was ready to shut things down, so she let Shanna take the table home….for free!  It was dirty and ugly, but the hexagon shape held some potential.

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Craft Room Storage Gets Restyled

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When Michelle from Delicate Construction first installed these dressers in her craft room, she was more concerned about their storage capacity than they way they looked.  Originally simple wood dressers from Ikea, Michelle had painted them white and called it a day.

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Glamorous Mirror Makeover

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At Mommy Is Coocoo, Amanda and her husband have been finishing up a bath renovation.  As part of the process, the large, unframed mirror over the vanity needed to come down.  The contractor was going to charge them money to remove and dispose of it, but Amanda had other plans.

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