Headboard from Old Closet Doors

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“One of the perks of being in a construction-related business is that you can claim any discards from job-sites that might be re-purposed,” Marty tells us at Marty’s Musings. That’s exactly how this old set of shutter-like closet doors came into her possession. Marty has a great imagination. When she looked at the doors, she could see a headboard!

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Making Seashells Into Art

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If you’ve ever come home from the beach with buckets full of seashells, then you can understand the dilemma of the beach comber: you don’t want to throw away the shells you were so delighted to find, but what on earth can you do with all of them? Well, lucky for you Kathy of Petticoat Junktion has an idea!

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Texas State Art from Scraps and Cardboard

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I just love turning the 50 states into artwork! This fun piece of art from Kristi at I Should Be Mopping the Floor not only features the state of Texas, it was made using several things that could have been tossed in the trash. This is some pretty fine recycling!

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Clipboard from a Cutting Board

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Jamie, who blogs at Anderson + Grant, collected quite a few old cutting boards for a recent project. She had a couple left that she didn’t use. What, exactly, does one do with extra wooden cutting boards?

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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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