New Look for Dated Ceramics

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“I’ve had this Chinese vase for almost 20 years,” says Cristina from Remodelando la Casa, “but it’s been stored in the basement for the last 15 because its color scheme didn’t go with my home decor any longer.”  A vignette on the cover of a Ballard Designs catalog made her decide to bring that it out of storage.

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Speckled Egg Mason Jars

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Here’s a fun project for spring decor that will let you use any glass jars you’ve been saving.  Amy from Stow and Tell U came up with this project that was inspired by the speckled blue egss of robins that are such a part of spring.

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Dry Sink Gets a Two Tone Transformation

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When April of House By Hoff spotted this dry sink, it was living in her neighbor’s basement….and her neighbor had plans to throw it away!  April couldn’t let that happen to this charming piece, so it came home with her.

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Desk on the Road Comes Home to Stay

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“During what we folks around here call ‘Parma Junk Days’, my mom and I were out picking through the piles on the curbs when we spotted this nice desk,” says Kammy of Kammy’s Korner.  It was solid wood and very heavy, but the pair managed to load it up and take it home.

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Now Who’s the Fairest of Them All?

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall….if you’ve lived in a builder-grade home, you’ve probably seen your fair share of these boring, frameless mirrors.  Sara from Thrifty Treasures figured out a way to make hers look good enough to go over the fireplace mantel!

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Scrappy Rainbow Art

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If you’ve ever done even one project with fabric, then you know how hard it is to throw scraps away.  Nicole Samuels came up with a brilliant way to use up some of those scraps and create rainbow art that’s perfect to display for St. Patrick’s day (or year round, it’s so pretty)!

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Hanging Storage from Upcycled Containers

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Over at Make It and Love It, Ashley came up with a fantastic storage solution for her craft room.  Space in crafting areas is always at a premium, so her hanging storage from upcycled containers is genius!

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Cozy Pillow from a Sweater

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At Number 18 is where Vicky blogs about her projects.  One of her latest is all about getting another use out of a dated sweater.

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