DIY Rustic Arrow

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Scavenger Chic’s Joan loves working with pallet wood so much that she started to panic as her stack of pallets dwindled. Luckily, she found three pallets leaning up against a dumpster, so she was back in business! Check out her latest pallet project.

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DIY Rustic Basket

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Jessica had kept this little wooden crate around for a while, knowing she could turn it into something cute. When the original idea of making a crate full of succulents feel through, the coming Easter holiday inspired her to do something else. She decided to switch it up from crate to a rustic basket, and blogged abut it at Live Randomly Simple.

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Repurposed Blocks Decorate for Two Holidays!

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Over at Organized 31, Susan collects wooden game blocks. (Think Jenga.) She had plenty of her own, but she also accepts donations of more and hunts them down in thrift stores. she’s found that they can be repurposed in many ways to create fun decor projects.

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Toothbrush Holder from the Wild Side

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Here’s a quick and easy project for anyone who has access to animals. That would be wood or plastic animals, not the real thing–you don’t want to drill holes in those! Anyway, Betsy from Happily Ever After Etc. came up with this project, and while she purchased her animal from Amazon, you can find similar animals in toy bins and garage sales across America. Look around–you might find one in your own house!

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Refreshed Kitchen Mat

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“Our kitchen mat has been looking a little shabby lately. It’s been spilled on countless times by all of us, and gets a ton of foot traffic all day long,” laments Amanda at Dwelling in Happiness.  Before giving up on the mat, she decided to try to freshen it up a bit. Amanda decided to {…Read More…}

Colorful Tinted Mason Jars

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“I have a huge collection of mason jars for canning and I had some to spare,” says Kendra at Simply {Darr}ling.  She decided to use those spares to experiment with tinting glass. It’s pretty common to see mason jars tinted in blue, but Kendra wanted to branch out from that a bit, so she tried {…Read More…}

Tartan Plaid Desk Accessories

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Over at Today’s Creative Blog, Kim shares an upcycling project that she did in an effort to beautify and organize her desk area, this month. Needing a way to organize some of her office supplies on top of the desk, she decided to reuse some empty paint and food cans.

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Pretty Things from Garbage

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“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.”

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