Blue Birds in a Jar for Spring

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Have any glass jars around your house that need a new purpose?  Bonnie of Pin Junkie has the perfect idea for you, just in time for Spring!

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Second Chance to Shine Dresser

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Over at McCall Manor, Holly’s mom gave a junky dresser a second chance.  The dresser was a second hand find of thirty years ago that had served in a boy’s room and eventually made it’s way out to sit in the garage to be a catch-all for lawn supplies and tools.

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These Shoes are Prettier in Pink

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Laura blogs at Over the Apple Tree.  She recently decided that a pair of shoes she had that fit perfectly just weren’t the right color for her spring dress–even though she loved the style, they needed to be pink, not tan.

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From Curtain Rods to Apron Strings

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At her blog, Five Simple Things, Maria tells us how she used old floral curtains to make a pretty apron.

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From Trash to Gift Wrap

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With a husband in the military, Susan at Organized 31 has to keep her life fairly portable.  That includes her gift wrapping station.  Recently, she figured out how to make an easy-to-move gift wrapping station from the Ikea Variera trash basket.

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Adding Personality with a Monogram

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Briana from Posh Purpose was given this ceramic basket by her aunt.  “The style didn’t really work for me,” she confesses.  “The basket had been hiding out behind some picture frames on my bookshelf, totally forgotten.”

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Faux Vintage Crate from the Scrap Pile

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I’m always amazed by the things people figure out to do with their scrap wood.  That may be the reason my garage is overflowing with small pieces of wood!  But this nifty project from Johnnie at Saved By Love Creations is further proof that scraps can come in very handy.

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“Om” Your Way Through Doing the Dishes

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When Amber from The Queen and Her Court was looking for a floor mat for her kitchen, she had a lightbulb moment:  yogo mats are the same size as the kitchen mat she needed to go in front of her sink!  It just so happened that Amber had a yoga mat at home, so she decided to save some money and DIY what she wanted.

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