Vintage Lunchbox Upcycle

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Kerri blogs over at Keep Calm and KERRI On. Recently while at an estate sale, she found this vintage metal lunchbox for $3. (Who else remembers these lunch boxes? They were made to last!)

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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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Easy, Busy Fun for Kids from a Box

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Katie from The Casual Craftlete shares a cute repurposing project that is inexpensive and will help keep a child busy this summer. Sweet! This one started with the small wooden box that was packaging for one of the toys her daughter got for Christmas. Finding it hard to toss good wood, Katie had saved it.

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Stylish Side Tables Started as Paint Buckets

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“If you have followed my blog for awhile, you know I have an addiction for recycling old paint buckets,” says Ama at OhOh Blog. But when you see the stylish side tables she’s going to show you, you’ll have a hard time believing that they started out as paint buckets!

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Trashed and Tossed Table Gets a Chic Second Chance

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Karen of The Salvaged Boutique tells us, “Trolling the neighborhood on one of our tree lawn treasure hunts we came across a pathetic but gorgeous table.” It was in really bad shape, but Karen was charmed by the chippy paint and lovely lines.

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Glittery Glass Vase

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At The Cwafty Blog, RaChel decided to turn a simple glass bottle into a pretty vase using a few craft supplies she had on hand. Her bottle of choice? A Starbucks frappucino bottle.

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From the Kitchen to the Garden: Succulent Planter

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Aren’t vintage kitchen tools the best? Over at House By Hoff, April knew exactly what she wanted to do with this old colander as soon as she laid eyes on it.

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A Rescued Rolling Cart with a West Elm Inspired Makeover

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“A few months ago I found a metal rolling cart in a garbage pile at work,” tells Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. Delighted with the possibilities of her find, she took it home for a makeover.

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