Porch Lanterns Refabbed

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Over at Little Brags, Christine has been giving her back porch a makeover. She had these two huge brown lanterns to use, but had grown tired of their brown color.

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Thrift Store Table Gets “Succulent” New Look

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At Crap I’ve Made, Char was shopping at the thrift store with her mom when they happened upon this teak table for a steal of a deal. It had great bones but needed a little love, or as Char puts it, “child labor.”

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Spruced Up Outdoor Side Table

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Angie blogs at Echoes of Laughter. She had an old metal side table that was ready to be kicked to the curb. When Angie told her mom she wanted to spruce it up with spray paint, Mom was skeptical that anything could save this old table!

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Painted Boat Oars Nautical Decor

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“These boat oars were left behind in our old house,” shares Jamie from So Much Better With Age. She had been using the oars as decor in her dining room, but Jamie thought they would look even better with a little paint.

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New Fabric Revives Antique Outdoor Furniture

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At Our Southern Home, Christy had an old set of antique iron furniture she’d purchased fifteen years ago from an ad in the newspaper. “These chairs have been sitting in the loft of our barn for over ten years!” Christy confessed.

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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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Tiki Bar from Old Wood Pallets

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At Crafty in Crosby, the mom-and-daughter duo Leigh and Jeanette knew that their swimming pool–or as they call it, “Redneck Swimming Hole”–was missing something. They decided a tiki bar would make their swimming hole complete, but didn’t want to break the bank over it. And that’s where two old pallets come in to the story!

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Broken Rocking Chair Makes Rustic Flower Box

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At My Creative Days, Lindsay was browsing a yard sale when she came across a box that held a rocking chair top, along with the rest of the rocking chair…in pieces. But Lindsay knew that the broken chair still had lots of potential!

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