Sister’s Sweater Gets Refashioned

Little Treasures sweater before

Maya blogs at Little Treasures, where she tells us, “My sister knows that before she throws or gives something away she has to let me get my hands on and through them to see if anything needs its life prolonged.”  When she discovered this sweater in a bag of clothing from that sister, Maya knew she could definitely reuse it.

Little Treasures sweater before

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Cowboy Boot Reboot

Halfway to Hipster boots before

Becca blogs at Halfway to Hipster.  Over the summer, she found a pair of cowboy boots.  It appears they were worn by a genuine cowboy, too, based on their condition.  As anyone who loves boots knows, when you find a good pair, you grab ‘em, so Becca went ahead and took these home.  She was certain they had potential.

Halfway to Hipster boots before

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Dresser to Chest Transformation

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

This old, beat up dresser was one that Annie’s husband was ready to toss in the burn pile.  Despite the missing drawer and peeling veneer, Annie was sure it could be salvaged, and she blogged about it at Unexpected Transformations.

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

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Happy 2014!

Fireworks

It’s the first day of the new year…2014!  I’d like to wish each of you a healthy, happy, and prosperous New Year.  May your dumpster diving be fruitful and your ability to spot treasures on the curb be rewarded. Thanks for all that you’ve done to help Roadkill Rescue grow during 2013.  You’ve shared your {…Read More…}

Dated Artwork Becomes Pretty Corkboard

Designed Decor corkboard before

DeDe from Designed Decor decided that it was time to give this date piece of artwork new life.  Since she wasn’t using it as it was, Dede turned it into something that she could use:  a corkboard.

Designed Decor corkboard before

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Keep Little Hands Busy With an Acorn Craft

Acorns

Do you have kids home for the holiday break and a few acorns leftover from your fall crafting?  Then here’s a fun little craft project to keep the kids busy for a little while, brought to you by Anu of Nalle’s House.

Acorns

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Lighting Dark Winter Nights with a Scrap Wood Lantern

One Dog Woof scrap wood lantern before

Over at One Dog Woof, ChiWei had an abundance of scrap wood and a terrific idea: turn those scraps into a lamp!  If you’d like to make a similar project, she recommends using pieces of wood with straight sides and corners.

One Dog Woof scrap wood lantern before

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Updating a Country Bench

Thrifty Treasures bench before

Most Roadkill Rescuers would agree, it’s hard to pass by anything made of solid wood.  So you’ll understand completely why Sara from Thrifty Treasures had to bring home this sad little bench she found.

Thrifty Treasures bench before

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