Over at Life on the Bay Bush, Amanda has been sprucing up her laundry room. When she needed some artwork for one wall, she was having some difficulty finding something that worked for the room and that she liked. So she got a little help from Barbie.
Tracie from Cleverly Inspired picked up this light at the local Re-Store years ago. It had sat in her garage for so long that she had almost decided to donate at it back to Re-Store! " I am so happy I decided to be patient until this idea popped in my head," Tracie tells us.
Deb blogs at India Pied-a-Terre. This little cabinet was a contribution to their household from her husband's bachelor days. "I've hated this Danish style cabinet and was ready it get rid of it and replace it. The cabinet shook when you opened and closed the doors and the doors were always crooked. Plus it was boring!" she exclaims.
At Art is Beauty, Karin got a call from a relative saying another relative was clearing out all the old furniture in his basement. She scored a couple of good freebies, and she also got this dining set that had seen better days. The table and chairs were in such bad shape that Karin didn't work on it right away.
Last year, Karen of A Stylish Interior bought some craft pumpkins and had some fun painting them with turquoise stripes. As you know, craft pumpkins stick around for a while, so this year Karen decided to give hers a new look.
Over at Cherished Bliss, Ashley had a little cloche that she'd picked up at a thrift store a while ago, but hadn't figured out how to use it, yet. She decided that since she gets excited about decorating for different seasons, she should turn this cloche into something that would work for a number of different seasons, holidays, and occasions.
"I went to buy a monitor shelf a couple of weeks ago and was surprised at the cost, " says Rhonda from Obsessive and Creative. Desperately needing the desk space that a platform shelf would offer, she decided to make one of her own.
Kammy completed a super fun upcycling project for her house this summer, and she blogged about it at Kammy's Korner. This is definitely an idea to pin for use next spring, or to keep on file under "Things To Do With Extra Drawers." She completely reimagined some old dresser drawers as garden window boxes!
At My Life As Robin's Wife, Diane had a kitchen floor that was looking more than a little dated, thanks to some linoleum that had been there a little too long. She wanted to change up the look of the flooring, but didn't want to spend a lot of money to do so. And that's when she learned: you can paint linoleum.
Allison of The Golden Sycamore has had some pallets sitting in her driveway that she'd been meaning to repurpose. "Since we also have lots of furniture and random accessories in our basement, I thought I’d kill two birds with one stone," Allison tells us. "I took this large mirror that we weren’t using and a pallet to create an art display for our living room."
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