Denim Stars and Stripes Garland in Tokyo

Jeans are Alyssa's go-to, which means she goes through a lot of them--and then refuses to throw them away, "since I’m a hoarder denim is so expensive." While living in Japan, Alyssa has make her own Fourth of July decorations. At Alyssa & Carla this awesome expat is showing us how her worn out jeans will play a starring role this year!

Rag Ribbon Garland for Summer Holidays

Michele blogs at The Scrap Shoppe, and she has a great no-sew way to use up some of the fabric scraps in your stash! Michele loves summer decorating, and keeps her stuff up "from Memorial Day to Labor Day." Her red white & blue rag ribbon garland definitely has me feeling patriotic, but I'm also thinking about other color combinations that would look great throughout the year!
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Crib Mattress Spring Turned American Flag

At Redhead Can Decorate, the 1969 crib Julie and her siblings slept in as babies had been sitting in her attic, not meeting safety requirements for use, but waiting, dreaming of the day Julie would repurpose it into...wait for American flag!  And it gets better, because the transformation was fast and easy! redhead can decorate before