Love Orange and Stripes? You’ve Got to See this Rescue!

Nicer Than New desk and chair before

“I don’t seem to be able to turn down decent free furniture even when I DO NOT need it,” laughs Joan of Nicer Than New.  “A few months ago, I was given a child’s desk and dresser. I offered them to my niece and I painted them up for my 7-year-old GREAT nephew.”

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Cute Craft for Kids! Bottle Cap Spiders

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Kelly is sharing a really cute, upcycled craft that’s perfect for working on with kids over at her blog Live, Laugh, Rowe.  Along with a few other basic arts/crafts supplies, the only thing you need to make these not-so-spooky spiders is a few bottle caps.

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Free Hepplewhites Make a New Homeowner Happy

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When a friend passed these two nightstands along to Martha, she was thrilled.  “They came to me at just the right time….my
family has recently moved and these two pieces will make wonderful additions to our guest room AND the price was just right,” she confesses on her blog, Martha Leone Designs.

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Pretty Book Page Wreath for Fall

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Anu has been decorating for Autumn over at Nalle’s House.  Her latest project was making a lovely wreath for her front door from a few rescued items, including an out of date text book and branches from her yard.

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Old Bench With Good Memories Gets a New Life

Laura Kelly Designs bench before

At Laura Kelly Designs, Laura shares a sentimental makeover.  This bench used to sit on the porch of a friend’s home.  “Our kids grew up together in this small town, playing in our yards, drinking lemonade on our porches…sitting on this bench,” Laura says.  So when that friend moved away, he left the bench for Laura to restore and enjoy.

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Pretty Copper Planters from Empty Tin Cans

Home Oh My tin cans before

Amy blogs at Homey Oh My.  Recently, she upcycled some empty tins cans into pretty herb planters.  Along the way she discovered a really terrific new color of spray paint, so this is a rescue not to be missed.

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Trash Can Makeover

Leopard and Plaid trashcan before

At Leopard and Plaid, Brittany had lived with this trash can as it was for quite a while.  Eventually, she decided it was time to glam it up a bit and make it more of a reflection of her tastes.

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Table from the Curb Becomes Fall Decor for the Porch

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Over at My Creative Days, Lindsey tells us that she picked up this table from the curb.  When she brought it home, her husband started putting the two halves of the tabletop together, and it suddenly struck Lindsey how much it looked like a rustic pumpkin!

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