Soda Bottle String Dispenser

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Over at Peaceful Planet, Nancy has come up with lots of ways to reuse soda bottles. One of her latest turns an empty plastic bottle into a handy tool for the craft room or studio: a string dispenser!

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Craft Room Storage Gets Restyled

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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.

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Hanging Storage from Upcycled Containers

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Over at Make It and Love It, Ashley came up with a fantastic storage solution for her craft room.  Space in crafting areas is always at a premium, so her hanging storage from upcycled containers is genius!

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Gang Tagged Dresser Gets a New Look

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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.

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Using Yardsticks to Get Organized

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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.

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Painted Hutch Makeover

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Amy Giggles Designs is Amy’s blogging home.  She’d been on the look out for some craft room storage when these two ugly hutches showed up at the consignment store where her mother works.

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Bookshelf Turned Craft Room Organizer

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Carolyn, of Homework, found this bookshelf sitting on the curb down the street at a neighbor’s house.  she brought it home determined to rescue it.  It found a new life at Carolyn’s house by becoming an organizer for her craft room.

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Headboard to Storage Shelf

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When Janel of Nellie Bellie laid eyes on this solid headboard that her husband lugged home from the curb, she didn’t have thoughts of refabbing it for her master bedroom. No siree, instead she saw an organization station for her office.

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