Purse with the DNA of a Pair of Pants

With a Blast jeans to purse after

Over at With a Blast, Linda has a fun upcycling project to share.  She turned an old pair of jeans into a new sling bag.

With a Blast jeans to purse after

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Pop of Color for a Vintage Dresser

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

Kelly blogs over at Primer and Painted Nails.  “I got a call from my neighbor the other day because her sister had several pieces of furniture she just wanted gone,” she says.  This dresser was one of them.

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

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Oval Coffee Table Gets a Few Flourishes

Give Me a Paintbrush table before

Bev blogs at Give Me a Paintbrush.  She says, “When this coffee table came to me, it was clear that it was vintage, yet in need of some TLC.”

Give Me a Paintbrush table before

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Drab to Fab Bench Makeover

The Weathered Door bench before

At The Weathered Door, Reeves shares a makeover that brought a little excitement into the life of a hum-drum piece of furniture.  “This little bench was given to be by some family friends,” she explained.  Once used as a vanity bench, it had stayed in the safety zone of bland neutrals.

The Weathered Door bench before

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Keeping Clutter at Bay with a Furniture Makeover

Names on the Jersey Shore nightstand before

At Names on the Jersey Shore, Susan discovered one disadvantage when she upgraded to a flat screen TV on the wall.   “The table we had the old tv on was quickly becoming a clutter spot,”  she notes.  “It’s that spot that everyone dumps everything.  Obviously we needed a piece of furniture that was smaller but still had room for the Fios box & the Wii, etc.”

Names on the Jersey Shore nightstand before

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This Accessory Holder Came Out of the Gutter–Literally!

Plumdoodles gutter screen before

Sheila is so good at rescues, she can pull something from the gutter and give it a successful makeover!  No, seriously, over at Plum Doodles, Sheila has some great ideas for reusing scraps of gutter screen.  This particular project even made use of an old framed mirror, as well.

Plumdoodles gutter screen before

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The Key to This Rescue Was Paint

Remodelando Del Casa tray before

At Remodelando la Casa, Cristina has been having some fun experimenting with chalk paint.  She tried out Annie Sloan’s Duck Egg on this little tray, and loved the color.  But the plain, blue tray still seemed like it needed something else to complete the transformation.

Remodelando Del Casa tray before

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What to Do If Your Accessories are Taking Over

Metal Tins

Beth blogs at Through the Eyes of the Mrs.  Her rescue project was inspired by a genuine problem in her home.  She explains, “We were in desperate need for some organization in the hair accessory department.”

Metal Tins

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