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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File Cabinet Gets a Sunny New Look

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I’ve seen some fun file cabinet makeovers, lately.  (Remember this one?)  Here’s another good one from Lisa of The Thrifty Challenge.

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Rusty Metal Tea Carts Get a Second Chance

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Dena from Hearts & Sharts was delighted to discover two metal tea carts in her great grandmother’s house.  Both were rusted beyond belief, but still sturdy, so she decided to rescue them.

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Outdated Stereo Console Gets a Revival

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“Our neighbor gave us this old stereo console for free last Summer,” says Julie at Redhead Can Decorate.  “I loved the
lattice on the front, and it had good bones.”

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Tea-Towel Inspired Table Makeover

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April from House By Hoff has had this little wooden side table for a while.  When she was given a bundle of tea towels, recently, their pretty stripes and bright colors inspired her to recreate their style in a makeover for the little table.

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