Beth blogs at Through the Eyes of the Mrs. Her rescue project was inspired by a genuine problem in her home. She explains, "We were in desperate need for some organization in the hair accessory department."
Yo-ho, yo-ho, another roadkill rescue for me! As you may have guessed, this one has a nautical theme...and it's gorgeous! Jodi of Enhanced Home Decor started with this roadside find: a small, hexagon shaped side table.
"Our complex has a big trash enclosure where people tend to leave furniture they no longer want," explains Sarah at This Sarah Loves. "My husband calls this 'donating to the universe'. Last week I found a West Elm headboard that had been donated to the universe!"
Kiri over at I Like That Lamp says, "I had a gorgeous ombre pink silk blouse that never really fit that well. Not being able to stand the thought of throwing or giving it away, I did what any normal person would do…. made it into a lampshade!"
After renovating her master bedroom, Ama of OhOh Blog had plenty of big paint buckets left over. Not one to let anything go to waste, she decided to include one of those buckets in the new decor for the bedroom.
Tara at Suburble tells us, "This playhouse was sitting in the backyard of a family whose 15 year old girl had grown tired of it. It was chipped, ugly, and its siding was falling apart. They were going to tear it down before we spoke for it."
"I scored this gem at my favorite re-store just when she was about to be loaded onto a truck bound for the dump," Rae tells over at Re-Tiqued by Rae Bond. "Naturally I flapped my arms about and gestured over to the my trunk - open, willing and spacious."
"When I married my husband and we moved in to our forever home we merged our stuff. Now granted, not all my stuff was in great shape but nothing was as bad as his lawn chair," says Debbie of One Day At a Time. Since he refused to part with it, she decided to give the old chair a makeover.