Over at The Salvaged Boutique, Kathy explains that she was visiting a cousin when she discovered this table sitting on the curb a few houses down. She was delighted to find that it was in great condition and made of solid wood.
At Sum of Their Stories, Julia is used to saving these plastic containers for reuse, but she admits, "There is a limit to how many plastic tubs with lids I actually need." Determined to find a new way to use them, she came up with the idea of planter boxes.
Here's a quick, easy, and fun project for you to do this fall, from Lisa of Grey Luster Girl. 'Tis the season for finding acorns all over the place, so if you live near an oak tree or no where to look for one, it will be simple for you to gather your supplies.
Kristen, A Thrifter In Disguise, has had these cute little schoolhouse chairs sitting in her garage ever since she found them by a dumpster over a year ago. There were 12 of these chairs, and when her next door neighbor brought by a garbage bag full of upholstery fabric samples, Kristen decided to start experimenting.
Over at Craft Dictator, Rhonda has been gearing up for holiday entertaining. One thing she realized that she could use was some type of drink cart or tray. So she went out and shopped her garage to see what she could put together, and found an old but pretty drawer and the base of a director's chair.
Mandy, The Comfy Crafter, was given this small table by a coworker. "The top was heavily discolored," Mandy points out, "but it made a good enough plant table for a while. When we moved into our townhouse it worked better as an entry way table to catch mail and such things, but the top was UGLY. Cue makeover!"
At her blog Salina Siu, Salina shares a fun way to get a few more wears out of an old t-shirt. This is an especially good clothing upcycle project for t-shirts that might have logos on them that you don't particularly care for.
Amy of Show & Tell U came home from antiquing in Kentucky with these unique lamps, last year. She fell in love with the unique black and white textured bases. The shades, on the other hand....let's just say that the pastel calico patterned shades with a tutu styled ruffle were a reeeeeally interesting design choice!
Over at her blog, Learning, Creating, Living, Katelyn tells us, "We have a lot and I mean a lot of glass jars just hanging out in one of our closets collecting dust. We go through glass jars like it's our job and I refuse to throw them away." Instead, she found a cute way to repurpose those jars for household storage.
At her blog, Literary Spring Designs, Rebecca shares her tips for giving extra personality to a tea tin. Her idea would work really well for any small metal box--I'm sure an Altoid container could be used, too.
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