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Door to Headboard

Tired of having just a metal bed frame pushed up against the wall in her master bedroom, Kristen from My Covered Bridge headed to her local reuse store to find something to turn into a headboard. That something ended up being an old door. door to headboard before

Basket Wall Décor

Jamie from C.R.A.F.T. was tired of staring at a big blank wall and started to brainstorm ideas for inexpensive wall décor. Thoughts of hula hoops, garden hoses, and paint chips all swirled through her brain before a friend came up with the perfect solution – baskets! baskets
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Paper Accordion Pumpkin

This time of year I know we are all on the lookout for inexpensive ways to celebrate the change in season and upcoming holidays without spending a lot. Bonnie from Crafting a Green World created an eco-friendly paper pumpkin using book pages. book page craft
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Brown Paper Lamp

Elise, creator of the popular doily design chair shared here on RR, is back with another one of her rescues. She got this vintage 1980’s standing lamp from a friend about a year ago. As you can see from the bottom half, it was originally purple. purple lamp refinished with brown paper

Embellished Tin Cans

You may remember the aqua tequila bottle and tin can that Shannon from Fox Hollow Cottage blinged out with jewelry this summer. They got a lot of love over here on Roadkill Rescue. Well, after that lovely repurpose, Shannon still had tin cans aplenty that were patiently awaiting their makeovers. 401px-Empty_tin_can2009-01-19
scrap wood wall art

Scrap Wood Wall Art

Instead of living with a bunch of blank walls staring at her, Ashley from Design Build Love has found ways to create her own wall art for much less than store-bought prices. For one such project, Ashley upcycled a pile of scrap wood that had been sitting in her garage. scrap wood wall art
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TV Cat Bed

Tami from Curb Alert! found this old television on the curb. The sound of loose, jangling pieces inside were a pretty good indication that it no longer worked. The TV became a set prop at Tammy’s church, and then she found another unexpected function for it. tv to cat bed before