Broken Dresser Becomes a Colorful Entertainment Center

Upcycle Addict entertainment center before

“I just feel the need to ‘save’ all the discarded pieces of furniture,” confesses Sherry, the Upcycle Addict.  That’s why she brought home this dresser with a broken door and damaged top.

Upcycle Addict entertainment center before

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Drawers Full of Flowers

Kammy's Korner house before

Kammy completed a super fun upcycling project for her house this summer, and she blogged about it at Kammy’s Korner.  This is definitely an idea to pin for use next spring, or to keep on file under “Things To Do With Extra Drawers.”  She completely reimagined some old dresser drawers as garden window boxes!

Kammy's Korner before collage

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Rescue Linoleum? Seriously? Check This Out!

My Life as Robin's Wife linoleum before

At My Life As Robin’s Wife, Diane had a kitchen floor that was looking more than a little dated, thanks to some linoleum that had been there a little too long.  She wanted to change up the look of the flooring, but didn’t want to spend a lot of money to do so.  And that’s when she learned: you can paint linoleum.

My Life as Robin's Wife linoleum before

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Pallet Wood + Pretty Frame = Pure Fall Goodness

The Golden Sycamore mirror and pallet before

Allison of The Golden Sycamore has had some pallets sitting in her driveway that she’d been meaning to repurpose.  “Since we also have lots of furniture and random accessories in our basement, I thought I’d kill two birds with one stone,” Allison tells us.  “I took this large mirror that we weren’t using and a pallet to create an art display for our living room.”

The Golden Sycamore mirror and pallet before

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What Pumpkins are Wearing This Season

Confessions of a Plate addict shirt pumpkin before

Debbie, from Confessions of a Plate Addict, participated in a Fall-themed no-sew decorating showcase.  Not only did she manage to create a fabric project without a single seam, she recycled old shirts for the fabric!  Go, Debbie!  (Oh, and despite the impression the “before” photo might give…no cats were harmed in the making of this cute Fall craft.)

Confessions of a Plate addict shirt pumpkin before

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Free Fabric Helps Keep the Laundry Off the Floor

Don't Disturb This Groove laundry hamper before

When Brandi of Don’t Disturb This Groove was given more than a yard of sample fabric, she knew it was the solution to dirty laundry strewn across her son’s bedroom floor.  Inspired by a similar project she’d seen in Martha Stewart Living, Brandi decided to make a hamper that would hang on the door.

Don't Disturb This Groove laundry hamper before

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She’s Got Legs ((And She Knows How to Use Them)

The Weekend Country Girl bench before

Over at The Weekend Country Girl, Karen says, “I literally picked up these legs out of the trash at a garage sale.  (I did ask first.)  They once were legs for a side table and were solid wood.  I did not have a plan for them but they were too nice to be trashed!”

The Weekend Country Girl bench before

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Old Glass Jars Become Pretty Halloween Vases

Mod Podge Rocks glass jar vases before

“My husband has always been sort of funny about saving our glass jars,” confesses Justine at Mod Podge Rocks, “and with the mason jar craze happening, it certainly is handy having my husband’s hoard collection hanging around to experiment with!”  Recently, she put a few of those glass jars to use with a pretty project that’s perfect for fall and Halloween decor.

Mod Podge Rocks glass jar vases before

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