This Project Gives Roadside Bar a Whole New Meaning

Pinterior Designs bar cart before

Chelsea from Pinterior Designer and her husband were driving along one day when she spotted the bar cart of her dreams in the most unlikely place: on the side of the road.  She screamed for him to stop, and–to make a long story short–the bar cart came home with them.

Pinterior Designs bar cart before

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Free Furniture Gets a New Look

High Style Restyle dresser before

“This beautiful chest was the victim of divorce and neither party wanted to take it with them,” says Amy of High Style Restyle.  She happened to be in the right place at the right time, so their loss was her gain.

High Style Restyle dresser before

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Thanksgiving Pictionary from Household Items

Somewhat Simple mason jar before

Somewhat Simple recently featured this project by Christine from I Dig Pinterest.  “You know how on Thanksgiving there’s always the time after eating until you feel like you’re going to burst, when you just want to sit and relax?” Christine asks.  “Well this is a perfectly low-maintenance game that will keep the kids occupied while you watch from the sofa.”
Somewhat Simple mason jar before

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Closet Door to Craft Room Storage

The Little Moments closet door before

“On garbage day last week, I drove past a house with a mound of stuff set out at the road,” tells Amy Jo at The Little Moments.  “I took a few minutes to check out the ‘trash’.  There were three TV’s, a particle board entertainment center, two wooden closet doors and a king size headboard.”

The Little Moments closet door before

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Turning Bottle Caps into Bathroom Storage

Ohoh Blog toothbrush holders before

Over at Ohoh Blog, Ama came up with a genius (and hygienic) way to store toothbrushes, using upcycled materials.  Her light bulb moment started with these large, plastic bottle caps.

Ohoh Blog toothbrush holders before

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Thrift Finds Upcycled Into High Fashion

The Felted Fox dress before

Over at The Felted Fox, Nicole is crazy good at turning worn out items into things of beauty.  “This time I decided to repurpose (or upcycle) an old thrift store dress I owned and had long gotten bored of,” she tells us.  “It had been earmarked for the Goodwill pile, when I stumbled upon a photograph of Solange Knowles wearing a little cropped
jacket and skirt combo.”

The Felted Fox dress before

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Found Objects Make a Lovely Napkin Ring for Thanksgiving

Paper towel tube

I {heart} this adorable napkin ring crafted by Steph at Crafting in the Rain.  It’s made out of items that you probably already have in your home and yard–and if you don’t have them in your yard, I’m sure they can be found close by.

Paper towel tube

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Paper Bag Thanksgiving Garland

The Thinking Closet garland before

At The Thinking Closet, Lauren came up with a fun craft for Thanksgiving that used materials that she already had on hand.  “I didn’t have to pay a penny for this project!” she says happily.  Lauren used paper grocery bags and gold stickers that a friend had passed along.

The Thinking Closet garland before

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