Crafty Mason Jar Vases

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Katie from View From The Fridge shared this project at Oh My! Creative. She turned some glass canning jars into decorated vases in just a few simple steps.

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Red, White, and Blue Side Table Makeover

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When Shanna’s friend found this dumpy little side table in her mother’s attic, she offered it to Shanna–who was more than happy to take it away! She talks about the makeover process over at Restoration Redoux.

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Ruffled Refashion for a Simple T-Shirt

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“I have gotten into the habit of throwing on a pair of jeans, the same pair of flip flops, and a solid scoop-neck tee every day. Boring,” confessed Lisa at Mabey She Made It. She decided to switch things up a bit by refashioning one of those tees, a red one like the one pictured below.

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Two Tone Saddle Stool Makeover

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At her blog, Counting Willows, Michelle had four of these red saddle stools. “They were everywhere for a while, and for good reason,” she points out. “They are inexpensive, don’t take up much space and you can put them just about anywhere.”

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Weathered Bench Container Garden

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Shauna from Sartori Design for Living originally found this bench in an old shed at her parents’ home. She decided to give it new life as part of a container garden in her own yard.

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Seeing the Beauty Underneath the Beast: Desk Makeover

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“When I first laid eyes on this writing desk, I wasn’t going to stop to pick it up. The top looked really beaten and un-salvageable,” says Denise at Salvaged Inspirations. Luckily she got out of the car for a closer inspection, and decided that while it would take some effort, the desk was more than salvageable. It came home with her.

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Desk on the Road Comes Home to Stay

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“During what we folks around here call ‘Parma Junk Days’, my mom and I were out picking through the piles on the curbs when we spotted this nice desk,” says Kammy of Kammy’s Korner.  It was solid wood and very heavy, but the pair managed to load it up and take it home.

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Blue No More: A Buffet Makeover

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When Jenna of Rain on a Tin Roof first moved into her current home, she loved the pretty periwinkle blue of the buffet/entertainment center in their living room.  “And it is still a really pretty color. But it does not work well with navy blue or gray or kelly green,” Jenna notes, the colors that she’s gravitated to in her current decor.

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