Grandma’s Jewelry Box Gets Spiffed Up For the Next Generation

Cutesy Crafts jewelry box before

Over at Cutesy Crafts, Jessica tells us that her sister was beyond thrilled when she inherited this jewelry armoire from their Grandmother.  The only thing she didn’t love about it was the orange tone of the oak finish.  She asked for Jessica’s help to give the large jewelry box a new look.

Cutesy Crafts jewelry box before

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Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold…But You Still Don’t Want It!

Homework gold leaf table before

At Homework, Carolyn shares how she rescued a little table that used to belong to her father-in-law.  “Based on the underside of the table and the inside of the little cabinet, I believe it was once plain dark wood,” she says.  “At some point the gold leaf effect was added. We’ve been using the table in our living room and even though gold is making a comeback, it didn’t really match anything in our house.”

Homework gold leaf table before

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Junky Garage Storage Becomes Attractive Craft Room Storage

Rain on a Tin Roof metal cabinet before

“This roadside rescue was right next door!” says Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof.  “It was an old, rusty, dirty metal cabinet my next door neighbor was tossing when she moved.”

Rain on a Tin Roof metal cabinet before

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Impulse Shopping Inspires a Rescue

Nicer Than New chair before

When Joan from Nicer Than New impulsively purchased a Silhouette craft cutting machine, she had to look around her house for something to transform using her new toy.  “I had a boring little oak chair sitting in my garage that was too low and too wide for the couple of desks I have already sold,” she says.  “I decided this little lovely would be my test piece for a Silhouette printed stencil and paint project.”

Nicer Than New chair before

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Having Too Much Fun with Craft Pumpkins

Mendez Manor comic covered pumpkins before

Nicole blogs at Mendez Manor.  This season, she’s sharing a craft pumpkin project that isn’t just fun, it’s hilarious!  She used comic pages from the Sunday paper to create a colorful pumpkin display.

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Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Orange Plastic Pumpkin

Do you have any of those plastic jack-o-lantern buckets sitting around with the rest of your Halloween decorations?  If so, Chelsea from Making Home Base has a great idea for repurposing them.

Orange Plastic Pumpkin

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Roadside Chair Gets a New Flair

Thrifty Treasures chair before

When Sara of Thrifty Treasures found this chair along the roadside, she was excited to discover that it still had an identifying tag that told her a little more about it.  It was USA made in 1969, and was still wearing its original upholstery!

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It’s the Little Things That Count

Two It Yourself light switch cover before

At Two It Yourself, Melissa has been working on a budget bathroom makeover.  Her latest project to add some color and pattern to the space were these adorable electrical switch and outlet covers.  They were completely free!

Two It Yourself light switch cover before

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