Remember when it was fun to be the one to finish off a box of cereal, because that meant you got to collect the prize? Well, cereal boxes these days don’t have prizes in them, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get something from them. Case in point: what Karen from Flimsy Pi created from a couple cereal boxes pulled from her neighbor’s recycling bin.
When April from House By Hoff spotted Pottery Barn’s rope mirrors, she was smitten. Imagine her delight when she rediscovered some circular mirrors down in her own basement, and realized she could make her own version of the Pottern Barn mirrors!
Over at Thrifty Treasures, Sara decided to turn some leftover items in the garage into a useful drop spot (otherwise known as a hall tree) for her entryway. She made use of old closet doors, trim, and other salvaged scraps.
At Mommy Is Coocoo, Amanda and her husband have been finishing up a bath renovation. As part of the process, the large, unframed mirror over the vanity needed to come down. The contractor was going to charge them money to remove and dispose of it, but Amanda had other plans.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall….if you’ve lived in a builder-grade home, you’ve probably seen your fair share of these boring, frameless mirrors. Sara from Thrifty Treasures figured out a way to make hers look good enough to go over the fireplace mantel!
“We haven’t had a move yet where we didn’t lose numerous items that were broken beyond repair during the move,” says Courtney at A Diamond in the Stuff. In her most recent move, one of the casualties was this full length mirror. Luckily, the glass didin’t break, just the cheap, plastic frame around it.
Jeanie, who blogs at Create & Babble, had one of those inexpensive back-of-the-door mirrors sitting around in her house that was just begging for a makeover.