Forgotten Ladder Gets a New Purpose

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“I think it’s a fair assumption that I am not the first person to have a pile of potential projects in the garage because ‘I’ll get to it this weekend’,” says Brittany at Whimsy Renee.  While looking for a project with a quick turnaround, she found this ladder–an antique find she’d completely forgotten about–in her own garage.

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Trashed Chair Transformed

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Abby from Just a Girl and Her Blog recently found an old chair in a building that had been donated to her parents’ non-profit.  They didn’t need or want the chair, so Abby was more than happy to take it off their hands.

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Old Belts Become New Handles

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At Cupcakes and Crinoline, Mary Beth still liked this seagrass basket.  The only problem with it was that the handles had broken, so it wasn’t very easy to carry anymore.  A solution to her problem came when she saw her stash of old belts.

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Pallet Project: Bathtub Tray

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Not only did Alex Haralson come up with a way to repurpose a shipping pallet for this project, she made a gift her dad loved!  Always awesome when a rescue multi-tasks, right?

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New Use for an Old Wine {Crate}

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At The Dedicated House, Kathryn came up with a charming and inexpensive way to hold wood near her fireplace:  she turned a wine box into a hearthside kindling box!

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A Wine Cork Craft

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Carmel from Our Fifth House share this project at Infarrantly Creative recently, and since it’s a great little recycling project, I thought I’d pass it along to my fellow Rescuers.  To make these pretty boxes, all you need is an old book and some wine corks.

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Mission Style Coffee Table Gets Painted

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At Nicer Than New, Joan found this mission style coffee table in the free section of Craigslist.  It was a typical light oak.

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Adorable Scrap Wood Picture Frames

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Juggling Act Mama shared these darling picture frames made by Katie from View From The Fridge.  Katie came up with an inexpensive and fun way to make them out of scrap wood.

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