Vintage Suitcase is Pretty in Pink

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Over at Pretty Providence, Sarah has a collection of vintage suitcases down in her cellar, which she scored at yard sales over time. One day she got brave enough to take on an old ugly suitcase and make it something beautiful. Sarah wasn’t quite brave enough to take on a spooky cellar though, so her husband saved the day and brought up the suitcase. That’s what husbands are for, am I right?

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From Storage to Style: Cardboard Furniture

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Here’s a rescue project that impressed the heck out of me. Ananada from A Piece of Rainbow figured out how to make some pretty good looking furniture pieces…..out of cardboard boxes!

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From the Breakfast Table to the Garden

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Amy from Joyful Daisy came up with a fun way to give a plastic juice jug a second life. Once emptied, she turned this former juice bottle into a pretty watering can for her garden.

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Ugly Canvas to Statement Art Print

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Over at Girl Loves Glam, McKenzie tells us, “My mom works at a home decor store…When my mom told me she had some huge, ugly canvases that I could have for FREE, I jumped on the offer!”  McKenzie knew she could give those sad flowers a makeover and transform the canvas into something much more functional for her home- a large canvas print of her family picture.

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Upcycled Washi Tape Bracelets

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When Michelle from Delicate Construction finished a craft project using Duck Tape, she didn’t throw away the empty cardboard rolls.  Instead, she looked at them and thought, “Why not make a bracelet?”

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Duck Tape Christmas Star

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Frou FruGal Suesan found this metal star for cheap at a local surplus store.  It had a great shape and was the right size for one of her Christmas vignettes, but it was a little plain.

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Recycled Materials Purse

You have to check out this purse on Craftster that was made from “99.99% recycled materials.” The brains behind the design was inspired to create her “knock-off” when she saw a television show featuring the world’s most expensive purse. Nope that’s not crocodile leather, Folks, but pieces of an Ethan Allen catalog and adhesive vinyl. {…Read More…}