Pretty Painted Acorn Caps

Acorn caps

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.

Acorn caps

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Schoolhouse Chair Update

A Thrifter In Disguise schoolhouse chairs before

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.

A Thrifter In Disguise schoolhouse chairs before

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Drink Table Made from Rescued Objects

Craft Dictator drawer before

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.

Craft Dictator drawer before

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Shabby Table Gets a Chic New Look

Comfy Crafter table before

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!”

Comfy Crafter table before

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Another Option for an Old T-Shirt Besides the Rag Bag

Salina Siu tshirt before

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.

Salina Siu tshirt before

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Trashed Dresser Turned to Treasure

Through the Dutch Door dresser before

Misty blogs at Through the Dutch Door.  She had an old dresser that needed a redo, and she also wanted to try chalk paint for the first time.  So this dresser became the perfect experiment!

Through the Dutch Door dresser before

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A Lampshade Makeover That Couldn’t Have Happened Too Soon

Show & Tell U ruffled lampshades before

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!

Show & Tell U ruffled lampshades before

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Extra Glass Jars Need Recycling? Here’s an Idea!

Learning Creating Living glass jars before

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.

Learning Creating Living glass jars before

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