The Traditional Canning Jar Gets Fashionable New Look

Ace Hardware ball mason jar

Over at The Crafted Sparrow, Rebecca points out that, “Right now Ball jars are all the rage, crafting with them and collecting them.”  She took on the challenge to put a modern twist on one of her own jars, to give it a fresh, new look.

Ace Hardware ball mason jar

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Chenille Bedspread Upcycled for Fall Decor

Sew Sweet Vintage chenille bedspread before

Michelle blogs at Sew Sweet Vintage.  After seeing some “ghost” pumpkins made from muslin by another blogger, she was inspired to craft a few of her own, using one of her worn chenille bedspreads.  (Similar to the one pictured, below.)

Sew Sweet Vintage chenille bedspread before

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This Rescue Sails Under the Union Jack

Refunk My Junk union jack dresser before

Over at Refunk My Junk, Hayden tells us, “This dresser was sitting out on trash day at my neighbors house.  I yelled for my hubby and he helped me tote it over to be refinished–with a color twist.”

Refunk My Junk union jack dresser before

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Upcycled Sweater Turns into Autumn Art

Posed Perfection sweater before

This faded orange cable knit sweater was headed for the rag bag when Nici rescued it from a yard sale, along with an embroidery hoop.  She used both castoffs to make some delightful fall decor over at Posed Perfection. First, Nici created a cardboard template the size of her embroidery hoop.  She covered it with {…Read More…}

Reusing Household Items to Create Charming Fall Decor

Homework birch branches before

Over at her blog, Homework, Carolyn has been adding a touch of woodland whimsy to her Fall decor.  Loving the look of little mushrooms in the woods, she crafted this darling display using items from around her house.

Homework birch branches before

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A Broken Chair Gets a Little Vanity Treatment

Thrifty Treasures vanity seat before

At Thrifty Treasures, Sara has had this broken, curbside find chair sitting in her basement for well over a month.  Despite the broken back, it was sturdy, and she loved the legs.  Sara tells us, that the inspiration for this rescue struck, “As I was browsing some of the link parties the other day, I saw a vanity seat that looked just like a chair with its back cut off.”

Thrifty Treasures vanity seat before

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Pretty End Table Gets Saved from the Landfill

Design It Girl end table before

When Design It Girl, Nicole, came across this marble topped end table, it was about to be tossed.  “A company that was selling vintage pieces (in not so great shape) was relocating their store, and they had so many pieces, they didn’t want to bother moving.”  Nicole salvaged this table and several other pieces.

Design It Girl end table before

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There Was Something Fishy About This Tray Makeover

Rain on a Tin Roof tray before

Over at Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna was sad to see her elderly neighbor move.  But, she tells us, “As Mrs. Ruth was moving, she decided she wanted me to have some things she no longer needed. This tray, along with many pieces of furniture, blue mason jars and other numerous treasures, was one of those things. She is just too sweet.”

Rain on a Tin Roof tray before

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