House Love String Art

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Rachel blogs at Fifty Two Weekends. There, she found a way to update an out dated piece of wall art and create a fun new decorative piece for her home.

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Art to Go

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Naush blogs from Dubai at Doodle Buddies. She’s found an inexpensive way to get canvas for her art projects, and recycle at the same time! Since being eco-friendly is important to her, she rarely ever uses a canvas for her mixed media artwork that didn’t start out as something else, like this pizza box.

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Fabric Wrapped Frame Looks Sweet

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Taking a different route home from her daughter’s gymnastics class one day, Allison of The Golden Sycamore spotted this empty frame sticking out of a trash pile. Even though she wasn’t exactly sure how she was going to use it, she threw it in the back of her car and brought it home.

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Fabric Covered Vases for Spring

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At I Heart Naptime, Liz from Love Grows Wild shared this great ideas for giving vases an extra dose of Spring Color.  The great thing about this project, is you can reuse any available container, if you don’t have real vases.

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Old Ottoman Gets Refabbed

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Sara from Thrifty Treasures found this sad, ugly, old ottoman.  But she has a good imagination, so knowing this ottoman had a solid, sturdy frame, she could see the possibilities.

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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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Summer Popsicle Stick Art

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Bethany blogs at Pitter and Glink.  Given the challenge to create something using only items she already had, Bethany decided to raid her popsicle stick stash!  She used them to make a beautiful piece of nautical art.  Perfect for summer!

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Ugly Canvas to Statement Art Print

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Over at Girl Loves Glam, McKenzie tells us, “My mom works at a home decor store…When my mom told me she had some huge, ugly canvases that I could have for FREE, I jumped on the offer!”  McKenzie knew she could give those sad flowers a makeover and transform the canvas into something much more functional for her home- a large canvas print of her family picture.

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