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Vintage Wedding Dress Keepsake

At Upcycle Addict, Sherry's mother sent her wedding dress to Sherry recently, asking her to "Do something with it."  The wedding dress was truly lovely, but the embroidered fabric had yellowed over time.  Instead of trying to fit the dress into a shadow box, Sherry decided to create something that her mother could touch and hold from the fabric. Upcycle Addict wedding dress before
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Double Duty Chest

When Shannon from AKA Design + Life originally found this chest on the side of the road three years ago, she was thrilled to have it for extra storage.  After a coat of white paint, it began service as a place to store office files. Samsung
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Charms for a Winter’s Evening Party

Krista from The Happy Housie had a great idea this year for keeping track of guest's glasses at her wintertime gatherings.  "It can be pretty tough to keep track of your wine glass at big dinners and events," she acknowleges, "You put it down for a second to do something and suddenly there are three other wine glasses that look exactly the same as yours!"  To overcome this problem, she made drink charms. The Happy Housie wood slices before
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Cleaning Up a Bench with Character

When a family member spotted this bench on the side of the road and brought it to Anneke to rescue, it had loads of character....and BUGS!  "As awesome as the seat was, it was damaged by larvae and bugs of some kind. Ewww, gross, and NO thank you!" exclaims Anneke at her blog, This, That & Life. This That & Life bench before