An Old Mirror Literally Gets Pinned

Craft Test Dummies pin board before

“I found a grody old cheval mirror on the tree lawn a few months back,” says Jenny of Craft Test Dummies.  After taking some time to consider what to do with this free find, she decided to turn it into a pin board.

Craft Test Dummies pin board before

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Crib Gets a New Look for a New Baby

Picked and Painted crib makeover before

Over at Picked & Painted, Helen welcomed her second baby on July 3rd.  Congratulations, Helen and family!  Part of the preparations for the new baby involved getting the nursery ready, which included a crib makeover.

Picked and Painted crib makeover before

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Ready, Aim, Fire! Ammo Box Coffee Table

My Repurposed Live ammo box before

Over at My Repurposed Life, Gail had an old ammo box sitting outside in a shed that was a curbside find from years ago.  She decided it was time to pull it out of the shed and repurpose it into a useful furniture piece.

My Repurposed Live ammo box before

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New Life for a Carved Dresser

Girl in the Garage dresser before

It was a wrong turn that brought this dresser into Jen’s (aka Girl In the Garage) life.  “On the side of the curb I saw this huge, sad, ugly dresser.  I cannot even imagine what kind of hideously 80′s bedroom decor this was once a part of,” she laughs.

Girl in the Garage dresser before

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Vanity Bench Redo with Fun Fabric

Sunset Coast vanity bench before

Cindy blogs at Sunset Coast.  She found a vanity bench that had seen better days, but the curvy legs were so pretty she decided to give it a second life.

Sunset Coast vanity bench before

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Toilet Paper for the Win: Recycled Art

Thrifty and Chic cardboard tubes before

Alicia from Thrifty and Chic has a small bathroom with decor that seemed a little ho-hum to her.  One day, an empty roll of toilet paper gave her decorating inspiration.  “I had this idea about having one of the walls in our guest bathroom be like a 3D wallpaper.  All it took was a couple of rolls of toilet paper…well, and some rolls of paper towels and wrapping paper….and a few other cardboard tubes.”

Thrifty and Chic cardboard tubes before

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Measure of a Makeover: Yardsticks and a Serving Tray

Becoming Martha yard sticks before

At Becoming Martha, Sarah tells about the opportunity of a lifetime.  A friend got permission to go through an abandoned farmhouse and {legally} take away anything she wanted, and she invited Sarah to go with her.  “It was a little creepy at first,” she confesses, “until we went inside and started digging through the dirt to find the gold.”

Becoming Martha yard sticks before

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Peanut Butter Obsession Makes for a Gorgeous Lamp

I Like That Lamp pb jars before

Kiri blogs at I Like That Lamp.  She was able to turn a stash of peanut butter jars (“I have a peanut butter addiction,” she confesses) into a gorgeous new lamp.

I Like That Lamp pb jars before

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