Chalkboard Succulent Planter

amber-square-glass-vase

While trash-picking one day, Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs found a couple bags cheap, ugly baskets and vases. She was pretty sure she could figure out some new uses for them, starting with this square glass vase.

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Printables for July 4th

Free Printable Collage

Happy Birthday, America!  I thought it would be fun to help you show your patriotic spirit with some free printables, today. Showcasing quotes from two of our greatest Americans, these graphics are perfectly sized for printing out as 8×10 pictures.  Print them out and then look around in your stash of frames (we all have those, {…Read More…}

Easy, Busy Fun for Kids from a Box

wood-box

Katie from The Casual Craftlete shares a cute repurposing project that is inexpensive and will help keep a child busy this summer. Sweet! This one started with the small wooden box that was packaging for one of the toys her daughter got for Christmas. Finding it hard to toss good wood, Katie had saved it.

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Cabinet Door Chalkboard for Spring

cabinet-door

An old cabinet door was just what April from House By Hoff needed for her spring mantel.  It didn’t go on the mantel as an actual door, however.  Check out the transformation!

cabinet-door

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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.

bunk-bed-footboard

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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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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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Old Art Print to Chalkboard Art

Lake Girl Paints chalkboard before

At her blog Lake Girl Paints, Deb shares a project that is perfect for the beginning of summer.   Her friend wanted a “summer bucket list” chalkboard like one featured in an HGTV magazine.  A framed but outdated art print was all Deb needed to make it a reality.

Lake Girl Paints chalkboard before

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