Vanity in the Garden

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Linda from With a Blast says that this table used to be her daughter’s dressing table years ago, but has since spent it’s days out in the backyard.  “I used it as a stand for spray painting,” she confessed, until one day she reimagined it as a herb garden. To spruce up the former table, {…Read More…}

Handmade Flower Carrier

sticks-burlap

“Something my kids absolutely LOVE to do is pick flowers,” notes Ashley at Cherished Bliss. “There is a state park close to us that is just gorgeous and the walking trails are covered in flowers. I made this little Burlap Flower Carrier for them to take on our walks and gather up as many flowers as their heart’s desire!” This is a simple project that can be made with things you probably already have on hand–starting with a couple of sturdy twigs!

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Seashell Art

seashell-collection

At House By Hoff, April has been adding a few touches of summer to her home with some beachy decor. Inspired by pictures of some seashell art that her aunt texted her, April pulled out her collection of seashells and got to work.

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Laundry Basket Full of Green

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What do you do with a broken plastic laundry basket?  Well, if you are Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs, you pull over, put it in your car, take it home, and turn it into something lovely!

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Antlers, Pallets, and a Picture Frame

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At her blog, Roubinek Reality, Jamie admits that she had antlers in her house before they were cool.  Married to a hunter, “I fought it for a long time and had rules about where they could be hung and how many. But recently, his antler collection he’s had in the garage has started to grow on me,” she explains.

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Valentine Heart Art in an Old Frame

One Krieger Chick empty frame burlap scrapbook paper

At One Krieger Chick, Arien has been decorating her house for Valentine’s Day.  She was challenged to do a 15 minute craft, and decided to make something using things she already had on hand, starting with this empty frame.

One Krieger Chick empty frame burlap scrapbook paper

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Faux Mercury Lamps

Creative Dominican brass lamps before

At Creative Dominican, Becca has been working on a master bedroom makeover.  Not wanting to spend a ton of money for the kind of lamps she wanted, Becca was thrilled to find these substantial brass lamps at her local Goodwill.

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Upcycled Burlap Picture Mat

House Bella burlap sack before

Sara of House Bella picked up a nautical print while she was on vacation, and wanted to display it on her gallery wall.  Since Sara likes using a mix of  nautical and earthy elements in her decor, she thought it would be fun to make a mat for this picture out of burlap.

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