Forgotten Board Becomes a Lovely Coat Rack

Simply Country Life coatrack before

At her blog Simply Country Life, Adina tells us that this piece of wood was headed to the garbage because the carvings that had once been on it had broken or fallen off.  Even with those carvings missing, she loved the shape of the piece, so Adina saved it from the burn pile.

Simply Country Life coatrack before

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Coral and Navy Combine for a Gorgeous Lamp Rescue

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Jenna blogs at 24 Cottonwood Lane.  She’s been working on a makeover of her master bedroom, and sticking to her budget has resulted in several impressive rescues.  Just take a look at what she did with her old lamps.

24 Cottonwood Lane lamp before

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An Heirloom Cedar Chest Comes to Life

Lake Girl Paints Lane Cedar Chest before

Deb from Lake Girl Paints says that this chest has been in her friends’ family for years.  “Grandma Pat Hemje received this Lane Cedar Chest when she was 16. Now it has a home with her son’s family.”  Even though the chest was worn down, they planned to keep it as an heirloom and asked Deb for some help.

Lake Girl Paints Lane Cedar Chest before

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Old Pallets + Old Belts = Something Special

Our Pinteresting Family belts before

Over at Our Pinteresting Family, Meghan shares another great use for pallet wood.  “We had a few pallets left in the garage from last summer. I mentioned to Rob that it may be time to find them a new home or put them on Free-cycle.”  Rob, however, had a better idea, that included upcycling the pallets and some old belts from Meghan’s closet.

Our Pinteresting Family belts before

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Beachy Art From VHS Storage

Camelot Art Creations shell display before

Over at Camelot Art Creations, Desiree says, “I have had this old VHS wooden crate set aside for a DIY project for some time now.”  After a family trip to the beach, she realized that the crate could become a display case for the seashells they’d collected.

Camelot Art Creations shell display before

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A Rescue That Will Provide Relief (ahem) for Years to Come

Joy and Gladness wood trim before

Kelly blogs over at Joy and Gladness of Heart.  There, she shows us this lovely piece of raw wood that she’d had sitting around.  She knew she wanted to put it somewhere in her house, but had a hard time figuring out exactly what to do with it.

Joy and Gladness wood trim before

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A Little Wine and a Lot of Lace

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At her blog Homework, Carolyn has found a lovely way to repurpose empty wine bottles.  She’s turning them into lacy vases.

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Awesome Chalkboard Bins from Plastic Storage Drawers

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

Rachel from R&R Workshop had graduated from the plastic drawers on wheels to real furniture.  “We no longer needed to use these plastic drawers, but I wasn’t willing to get rid of them!” she exclaims.

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

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