A Shelf to Display and Keep Clutter at Bay

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Ever seen one of these before?  These country-style hook shelves are easy to find in thrift shops and yard sales.  Mindy from MyLove2Create  had one sitting out in her shed, and what she did with it was featured at My Repurposed Life.

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‘Tis Lucky to Upcycle

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you and yours!  In honor of the wearin’ o’ the green, I spotted a project for you that was made from upcycled materials and celebrates good St. Patty.  Check out what Laura made from paint chips over at Live. Love. Scrap.

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From Cuties to Herbs

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Over at The Coconut Head’s Cancer Survival Guide, Holly loves to find new and creative ways to upcycled the mini crates her Cutie clementine oranges are sold in.  Her latest project is a Cutie crate herb garden!

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You’ve Got to See These Tape Trimmed Curtains!

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When Jenna was redoing her guest bedroom, she felt the need to switch out the plain white Ikea curtain panels for something a little more exciting.  “I really didn’t want to spend money on new curtains, though,” she tells us at Rain on a Tin Roof.basic-white-curtains

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Belted: Hanging Planter

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This easy project started with three simple objects:  an old leather belt, a plant, and a pretty little pot.  Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us figured out how to transform those three items into a hanging planter!

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Vintage Crates for Shoe Storage

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If your part of the world is still waiting for Spring to come, then you’ll probably be delighted to learn about this creative way to store boots.  Laura from Finding Home made use of her collection of vintage crates to reorganize her mudroom.  Here crates were similar to these:

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Cane Chair Revitalized

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“A friend picked this poor chair up off the curb for me,” says Delia on her blog, Revived by Delia.  The chair had curvy lines that she loved, but it had definitely seen better days!

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Planning a Garden? Save Your Cardboard Tubes!

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At Elizabeth Joan Designs, Emily has a great idea that will keep empty toilet paper rolls out of the trash.  She’s turning the cardboard tubes into a decomposable home for starting plants.

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