Pretty Things from Garbage

"I like to use up every bit of "otherwise-trash" that I possibly can," confesses Gwen on her blog, You Can Call Me Gwen. She goes on to explain, "This project uses plastic water bottle caps, small pieces of fabric, and leftover bits of embroidery thread and ribbon which may otherwise have been part of a landfill."

Mismatched Cabinets Get a Little Love

At Thrift Craft Love, Jess has been working on fixing up a craft room for herself. "I wanted to save some old metal cabinets that had been in my parents basement for more than 30 years," she tells us, and decided that she'd incorporate them into her craft room. While they offered terrific storage potential, the cabinets were pretty beat up, and completely mismatched!

Craft Room Storage Gets Restyled

When Michelle from Delicate Construction first installed these dressers in her craft room, she was more concerned about their storage capacity than they way they looked.  Originally simple wood dressers from Ikea, Michelle had painted them white and called it a day. plain-white-dresser

Gang Tagged Dresser Gets a New Look

Well, I have to say, I think this is the first gang-related rescue I've ever featured.  Ha!  Candice of The ReFab Diaries found this gang-tagged dresser outside her Chicago apartment building.  In need of an inexpensive storage solution for the craft room she was making, she brought it in from off the street. ugly-dresser-gang-tagged
Red Yardsticks

Using Yardsticks to Get Organized

Over at Lovely Little Life, Hannah's parents gave her some items to add to a recent garage sale.  "When I saw several bright red yardsticks in a pile of their "junk" I immediately snagged them for myself.  They were beautiful to me and I knew I could give them new life," she said. Red Yardsticks