Fun-Size Furniture Refabbed

Elizabeth Joan Designs children's table and chairs

When Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs spotted this darling child size Queen Anne style table and chairs at a friend’s garage sale, she was smitten.  But since she already had a child size table for her own kids, she couldn’t justify the $20 price tag.  Imagine her delight when later that evening she discovered her friend hadn’t sold the set and it was waiting for curbside trash pickup!

Elizabeth Joan Designs children's table and chairs

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Genuine Barn Window Makes a Lovely Mirror

Everyday Enchanting old barn window

“I picked up an old window beside the road last spring, as I was driving my son to preschool on trash collection day,” Nina tells us at Everyday Enchanting. “It was propped up against the mailbox in front of an antique colonial farmhouse. Of course I had to pull over!” Everyday Enchanting old barn window

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Adore this Door for Kitchen Storage

Simply Vintageous old door

Over at Simply Vintageous, Suzan really has a thing for old doors.  She loves turning them into new, fun decor for her home.  Her latest vintage door project found it’s new home in her kitchen.

Simply Vintageous old door

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A Dresser Makeover Inspired by the Rocky Mountains

Lake Girl Paints old dresser

When Deb’s friend brought a dresser to her to be refinished, the dresser had been recently dug out of a basement.  Her friend wanted it refinished for her home in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.  At Lake Girl Paints, Deb shares the makeover.

Lake Girl Paints old dresser

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Whimsical Squirrel Pins from Scraps

felt fabric scraps

Nicole from The Felted Fox shares a problem that many crafters will be familiar with.  ”When I first started to sew, every piece of fabric seemed important.  After each project I would end up with a pile of scrap fabric that I just couldn’t bring myself to throw out,” she says.

felt fabric scraps

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Using Salvaged Wood To Get a Vintage Look

Crafts By Amanda salvaged wood plank

Over at Crafts By Amanda, Amanda shares an adorable sign that she made herself.  She was able to get the look of a vintage sign–like somthing you’d find at an antique shop–by selecting the right piece of salvaged wood for the base od the sign.

Crafts By Amanda salvaged wood plank

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Love Letters: Book Page Wreath

Restoration Redoux cardboard heart form

At Restoration Redoux, Shanna has made wreaths from book pages before.  This time, however, she decided to make one of them in a heart shape, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Restoration Redoux cardboard heart form

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Gift Box from Christmas Becomes Keepsake

Homespun Elegance daisy marc jacobs perfume gift box

Jessica blogs at Homespun Elegance.  This past Christmas, she was almost as excited about the gift box she received as she was about the perfume inside of it.  ”This is a box most people would throw out after opening. I just couldn’t bear to part with it and knew I wanted to create something beautiful with it!” she says.

Homespun Elegance daisy marc jacobs perfume gift box

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