Curbside Crib Becomes Fabulous Autumn Decor

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One thing never ceases to amaze me about all the rescues I feature here, and that’s the unbelievable amount of imagination my friends have when it comes to seeing possibilities in things others would pass by.  This lovely Autumn chalkboard sign by Kelsey at Tattered & Inked is a perfect example.  Would you believe it used to be a crib?

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A Very Special Birthday Chair

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What could be more fun than seeing a brand-new one year old taste cake for the first time?  Well, seeing a brand new one year old taste cake for the first time while sitting in the happiest of high chairs is definitely going to be more fun!  That has been Lynda’s goal over at Oh So Shabby.

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Halloween Bunting Made from Egg Cartons

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Oh, this is a fantastic little Halloween upcycling project by Zing Zing Tree.  It’s made from cardboard egg cartons.

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This Seasonal Decor Defines the Word “Rescue”

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Over at Home Happy Home, Amy has been getting her house ready for Fall.  While decorating, she decided that her mantel could use a little something extra, so she turned to the dictionary for help.

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First Furniture Purchase Gets a Little Love

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Over at A Little Claireification, this dresser was the first piece of furniture Claire purchased after she graduated from college.  It was in her bedroom until she and her husband could afford a bedroom set, then went to live in her oldest son’s room and has been there ever since.

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A Little Gold Makes This Footstool Shine

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When Sara, from Thrifty Treasures, found this footstool, it was looking pretty frumpy.  Faded upholstery in a dated fabric covered a lumpy, bumpy shape.  There was something about the shape of the little claw feet, though, that made her think the stool had some possibilities.

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A Drop Cloth Slipcover Revives an Old Bench

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Over at Old Things New, Patti hates to admit that this old bench was in her bedroom.  The upholstery was dated, and the tasseled trim had been enjoyed way too much by the family dog back in its puppy stage.

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Ditched Table (Literally) Finds a HOme

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“Not long ago someone called me to tell me they saw a table in the ditch near my house.  When you love junk people start calling you to rescue it,” laughs Rhonda at Obsessive and Creative.  Since the fiberboard tabletop had been sitting in the water, it wasn’t salvageable, but Rhonda thought she could do something with the rest.

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