Gold Dipped Glass

glass-jars

Over at With A With a Blast, Linda has been working on a little upcycling project to beautify her home. She likes to use gold as an accent color, and wanted to insert a bit more of it in her dining room.

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Family Heirlooms Get a New Look for the Next Generation

gold-pink-table

These little side tables have already sat in two generations of homes. Anam’s grandparents had them first, passed them along to her parents, and now they have come to live at Anam’s house. At her blog, Delicious and DIY, Anam shares how she updated them to suit her taste.

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Navy Striped Goodwill Vase with Metallic Touch

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Tamara blogs at Provident Home Design. Lately she’s been working on accessorizing her dining room. When she saw this vase for cheap at her local Goodwill, Tamara looked past the pinkish mauve color and saw that it had potential.

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Straw Hat Scores Sophisticated Shimmer

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Viktoria blogs over at By Viktoria. She shared her excitement about this floppy straw hat she found by frequenting the Dollar Spot at Target. (Clearly Viktoria is a girl after my own heart!)

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Sandals Refabbed to Rock Summer Season

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Eileen blogs at Yes Missy. When sandal season began, she pulled out an old pair of wedge sandals. Although they still had a lot of life in them, Eileen wasn’t in love with the fabric straps.

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Former Bricks Become Bookends

leftover-bricks

At Pudel-design, Lydia needed some bookends to keep her bookshelves looking neat, and to add a little color and design to them, as well. She realized that the bricks leftover from their driveway installation where just the right size and weight to be bookends.

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Pretty Pink and Gold Mason Jar Vases

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Mason jars make nice vases as they are, but Krista of The Happy Housie took hers over the top with the addition of some paint.

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Simple Pots with a Touch of Gold

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Sometimes, the simplest things can be given a new life with just a few minutes of effort. Take these classic terracotta flower pots, for instance. Linda of Burlap and Blue came up with a way to take them from humble to downright stunning.

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