Old Window Becomes an Industrial-Chic Chalkboard

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You may have spotted this project by Mindy of My Love 2 Create over at Knock Off Decor. It’s one she originally shared at My Repurposed Life. She started out withan old window that a friend had passed along to her.

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Footboard Chalkboard Fit for a Wedding

bunk-bed-footboard

At My Repurposed Life, Gail has been finding new ways to use the pieces of an old bunkbed.  After using part of the headboard and footboard for one project, she had a piece of the footboard leftover.

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Vintage School Desk Makeover

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Some rescues have a really fun history, like this little school desk that got a makeover from Dee at Meatloaf and Melodrama.  Dee tells us, “This was originally my desk back when I was a lot smaller and younger–and no, I’m not that old! My aunt worked for one of the local school districts, and she saved this from being thrown when one of the older schools was being renovated.”

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On the Menu Today: Chalkboard Chargers

Mendez Manor chargers before

Over at Mendez Manor, Nicole has been thinking about the upcoming holidays.  She wanted to have something both festive and fun to help create unique tablescapes this holiday season.  The solution?  These chalkboard painted chargers.

Mendez Manor chargers before

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Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Orange Plastic Pumpkin

Do you have any of those plastic jack-o-lantern buckets sitting around with the rest of your Halloween decorations?  If so, Chelsea from Making Home Base has a great idea for repurposing them.

Orange Plastic Pumpkin

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Switching Up the Look of a Cloche with Chalkboard Paint

Cherished Bliss chalkboard cloche after

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.

Cherished Bliss chalkboard cloche after

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Awesome Chalkboard Bins from Plastic Storage Drawers

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

Rachel from R&R Workshop had graduated from the plastic drawers on wheels to real furniture.  “We no longer needed to use these plastic drawers, but I wasn’t willing to get rid of them!” she exclaims.

R&R Workshop plastic drawers before

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Chalkboard Window

House by Hoff window before

After finding a pile of gorgeous vintage windows on the side of the road recently, April has been sharing all the ways she’s repurposing those windows at House by Hoff.  (I featured one of those transformations here.)  Her latest window project is perfect for a summertime vignette.

House by Hoff window before

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