Using Yardsticks to Get Organized

Red Yardsticks

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

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Painted Hutch Makeover

Amy Giggles Designs painted hutches before

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

Homework bookshelf before

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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Paint and Wood Tone Dresser

curbside dresser

Kimberly from Serendipity Refined was on her way home from the Goodwill when she spotted this dresser sitting curbside. Kim describes its condition as “darkly stained, having suffered the humiliation of sitting at the road for what was probably at least a week and of having the birds in the tree use him for a {…Read More…}

Coffee Can Yarn Storage

Here’s a great organizational solution from Leethal Lee that uses old coffee cans. Lee was inspired by a similar idea that upcycled Pringles cans, and I am sure there are bahoodles of other recyclable items that would also work. I love how Lee’s yarn holder doubles as décor with all those brightly colored skeins. Of {…Read More…}

Painted Storage Dresser

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Mallory from Classy Clutter has been delighting in her new crafting space, a totally girly room to call her own filled with items she created herself. Ahhh… One addition to the space was this roadkill dresser. Just look at all the glorious details. The blah brown finish just wasn’t cutting it though, so Mallory gave {…Read More…}

Thrifty Craft Room

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Rebecca from Older and Wisor wanted to turn an empty space into a craft/play space but was sadly without the means. Instead of waiting years to save and have the perfectly coordinated space, she sold the items she no longer used and rolled that money into designing the room. Not a bad plan! One item {…Read More…}