Beachy Art From VHS Storage

Camelot Art Creations shell display before

Over at Camelot Art Creations, Desiree says, “I have had this old VHS wooden crate set aside for a DIY project for some time now.”  After a family trip to the beach, she realized that the crate could become a display case for the seashells they’d collected.

Camelot Art Creations shell display before

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A Rescue That Will Provide Relief (ahem) for Years to Come

Joy and Gladness wood trim before

Kelly blogs over at Joy and Gladness of Heart.  There, she shows us this lovely piece of raw wood that she’d had sitting around.  She knew she wanted to put it somewhere in her house, but had a hard time figuring out exactly what to do with it.

Joy and Gladness wood trim before

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A Little Wine and a Lot of Lace

August - Week 4 -2013

At her blog Homework, Carolyn has found a lovely way to repurpose empty wine bottles.  She’s turning them into lacy vases.

August - Week 4 -2013

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Awesome Chalkboard Bins from Plastic Storage Drawers

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

Rachel from R&R Workshop had graduated from the plastic drawers on wheels to real furniture.  “We no longer needed to use these plastic drawers, but I wasn’t willing to get rid of them!” she exclaims.

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

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Recycling Magazines into Fun Florals

Stack of Scrapping magazines

One hot summer day, all Heather of Craft Cravings wanted to do was stay inside and craft up a storm.  Not wanting to go shopping for any new supplies, she looked around for something on hand that she could recycle into a fun craft.  What she found were her stacks of scrapbooking supply magazines.

Stack of Scrapping magazines

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Vintage Folding Chair Makes a Great Command Center

Nalle's House folding chair before

Over at Nalle’s House, Anu asks, “A folding chair is great for small spaces, parties and as additional seating, but what do you do with it while it’s not in use?  I decided to make my vintage folding chair serve double duty as seating and as a command center in my front entry.”

Nalle's House folding chair before

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Back to School Bulletin Board Spruce Up

Lovely Etc. bulletin board before

Over at Lovely Etc., Carrie is getting ready to go back to school.  She’s a school counselor with a very small, very unlovely office.  Before school starts, Carrie decided to transform the school castoffs that make up her office and brighten things up a bit.

Lovely Etc. bulletin board before

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Candlelit Romance from Chippy Barn Wood

Major Hoff Takes a Wife old wood before

Sara, A.K.A “Mrs. Major Hoff” blogs at Major Hoff Takes a Wife.  She tells us, ” My friend just happened to find this fabulous chippy painted barn wood when she was out strolling through a pasture. Okay, so she is a veterinarian, and maybe is out in pastures more than the rest of us–but holy smokes! What a score!”

Major Hoff Takes a Wife old wood before

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