Over at Hawthorne and Main, Shonee has been wishing for a garden cart. So, when she discovered this old, ugly kitchen cart, Shonee knew just what she wanted to do with it!
“When we moved away from Iowa, I had a couple of really old doors with the super cool keyholes in them,” says Laura of Laura Kelly Designs. She took the doors with her, knowing that they had potential to become something really great. Recently, she decided to turn one of the doors into a desk.
Sometimes you just have to be crafty. Here’s a cute little upcycling project for one of those times. It would be a terrific rainy day project for kids, too. Sherri from About Family Crafts issued a challenge to her friends to upcycle a plastic food container, and this is how she participated in that challenge. Her container of choice once held margarine.
Looking for a cute gift for the teacher? This gift made by Teryn from Vintage Romance Style was recently featured at Tatertots & Jello. It makes use of a glass jar and other craft supplies that you might already have on hand.
Know any students that like to study in style? Pass along this nifty idea from Trisha at Black and White Obsession. With this tutorial for book covers made from paper bags, they’ll soon be studying in style!
Need a little more organization in your life now that school has begun? Jennifer from Pink When has an easy an expensive way to turn cardboard tubes into a cute little desk caddy.
At The 36th Avenue, Desiree came up with a cute craft using miniature canning jars or any other small, lidded glass jar. This is perfect for back-to-school teacher gifts or fall parties.
Over at Create.Craft.Love., Jill claims her dad’s basement is a real treasure trove of saved and forgotten items. “I swear the man has never thrown anything away. As a DIY fanatic, it’s like going to the thrift store every time I visit!” she laughs. On a recent visit, Jill came away from her dad’s with some old kitchen cabinet doors.