Storage Trunk Makeover

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“My brother found this old trunk in his attic and wanted me to work my magic on it,” Bre begins her story. “I wanted to keep most of the original character but it needed some updates as well.” She shares the process at Brepurposed.

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Animal Topped Glass Canisters

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Planning some organizing projects for the new year? Well, here’s a decidedly glamorous way to store smaller items…..made from upcycling a few decidedly unglamorous items: pickle jars! Luzia Pimpinella came up with this creative and inexpensive storage option.

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Mid Century Mod Dress Update in Gold and White

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“This dresser was part of my bedroom set growing up,” Abby explains at Just a Girl and Her Blog, “and I took it with me when I left my parents’ house and never gave it back.” She’s used the dresser in different ways around her house, even painting it black several years ago, as you see in the picture below.

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Tree Trimmings Door Wreath

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When Nicole spotted a pile of trimmings at the Christmas tree lot, she figured it wouldn’t hurt to ask the guy running the lot if she could have a few. He said, “Go ahead, help yourself,” so Nicole took home plenty of greenery and blogged about what she did with it at Design It Vintage.

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Button Storage from Pickle Jars

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After being inspired by other projects online, Luzia decided to “Pimp my Gurkenglas.” (Translation: turn her used pickle jars into something awesome.) She shows us how her empty jars became golden-animal-topped button storage over at Luzia Pimpinella.

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Stumped? Try Gold

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Over at Thrifty & Chic, Alicia shares her love of tree stump furniture, saying, “It’s a great conversation piece. And they are cheap! The cheapest piece of furniture I own.”

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Paint + Gold Mason Jar Vases

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Over at Kristi’s Paintbrush, Kristi shares how she dressed up some plain old Mason jars for Fall. This is a simple decorating project made even easier by her detailed tutorial.

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Think Pink! Accent Table

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Today all of our rescues are PINK, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. (Click here to see this morning’s pink cup cozies.) This sweet little table rescued by Jen at All Things New is perfectly pretty after it’s pink makeover.

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