Autumn Leaf Craft Project

Grow Creative painted leaves before

Tired of paying lots of money for art canvas?  Here’s a novel idea for showcasing your artistic abilities without spending a dime.  All it takes is a walk outside to gather a few fallen leaves.  This cute craft idea comes from Elise at Grow Creative.

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Roller Shade Redo for a Rental

Love Grows Wild roller shades before

Liz from Love Grows Wild lives in a rental with lots of windows.  While it’s great to have so much natural light, spending money for draperies in a rental wasn’t something Liz wanted to do.  Since she was going to have to live with the existing roller shades, Liz decided to dress some of them up.

Love Grows Wild roller shades before

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Reconstructing The Mayflower

Desperately Seeking Gina mayflower ship before

I’m excited to share a fun Thanksgiving project with you today that can be made from reclaimed wood.  It’s the brain child of Lisa from  Mabey She Made It, and was featured by Desperately Seeking {Gina}.

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A Bright New Hue for an Old Chair

24 Cottonwood Lane chair before

Jenna from 24 Cottonwood Lane inherited this vanity and chair from a friend when that friend re-did her little girls room last year.  “Was I embarrassed to take furniture from a five year old?” Jenna asks playfully.  “Heck, no.  That’s a stylish five year old!”

24 Cottonwood Lane chair before

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Sprucing Up an Old Breadbox with A Vintage Graphic

Thrifty Treasures bread box before

Over at Thrifty Treasures, Sara had been looking for a breadbox for her kitchen.  While she has yet to find a real breadbox, Sara did find this unwanted mystery box.  She laughs, “It will not stay in my kitchen but it will curb my ‘I want to makeover a bread box’ craving.”

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Vintage Chair Gets Modernized with Subtle Touches of Green

Eve of Reduction chair before

Cristin from Eve of Reduction tells us, “This chair from Quick & McKenna, New York, had layers upon dripping layers of wood stain from over the years.”  Her husband picked it out of a trash bin years ago, and Cristin decided it was time to give it a new look.

Eve of Reduction chair before

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Repainting a Canvas to Get Just the Right Artwork

Sartori Design canvas before

At Satori Design for Living, Shauna has been working on giving her office a new look.  She wanted to hang some art, but wasn’t thrilled with the prices of the artwork she was seeing.  Remembering an old canvas she had in their storage unit, Shauna decided to remake it for the office.

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Bunk Bed Budget Redo

Namely Original bunkbed before

At Namely Original, Emily and her mom have been helping to put together the children’s rooms in a new home.  The bunk beds that they owned had seen better days, and the owners were ready to send them to the dump.  Luckily, Emily’s mom convinced them that they were worth trying to salvage.

Namely Original bunkbed before

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