Old Pan to Pretty Pansy Planter

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Bonnie blogs at Our Secondhand House. When she bought this old bundt pan from the thrift store for just $1.00, Bonnie knew she could repurpose it into something beautiful.

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Garden Bench Rescued from the Forest

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“This old bench was rescued from the back of my mom’s flower garden right before it completely slipped away into the forest never to be seen again!” says Amy at Joyful Daisy. “I am truly amazed what an afternoon with spray paint can do.”

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Container Garden from Cast Offs

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Sometimes, a little patience pays off when you start something new. In the case of Joan at Nicer Than New, taking the time to find some items that could be repurposed resulted in her being able to start a container garden with minimum expense.

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Mailboxes to Planters Makeover

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Over at Second Chance to Dream, Barb had some old mailboxes she’d collected over time from thrift stores and garage sales. At just $1.00 each, the price was right and Barb knew she’d come up with some clever use for them.

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Patio Chairs Upcycled to Garden Swing Seat

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Cheryl blogs at The Creative Me and My McG. When the cushions of her garden swing seat became too damaged to use, Cheryl noticed that some patio chairs she’d saved from a neighbor’s garbage matched the swing frame and fit inside the seat area. She joked to her husband that it was too bad they couldn’t use the chairs as seats for the swing, and he took it as a challenge!

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Wood Pallet Workbench

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Over at Little House of Four, Katie wanted to build her own workbench for the garage. Since her husband comes across used wood pallets often in his work, pallets seemed to be the quickest and cheapest option for building the bench.

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Pretty Tin Can Vertical Planter

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Add Grow Creative, Elise decided that while she wanted additional planters to add foliage and color to her deck, she didn’t need them to cost a lot of money or take up a lot of floor space. The solution? A vertical planter made from recycled materials.

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Vanity in the Garden

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Linda from With a Blast says that this table used to be her daughter’s dressing table years ago, but has since spent it’s days out in the backyard.  “I used it as a stand for spray painting,” she confessed, until one day she reimagined it as a herb garden. To spruce up the former table, {…Read More…}