Barbie Zombies!

thrifted Barbies

Fair warning: the rescue I am about to show you is chilling….and hilarious. It’s the brainchild of Amanda, over at Crafts by Amanda. With kids who are pretty much grown, Amanda can make her Halloween decor just as spooky as she wants. And what could possibly be more terrifying than Barbie Zombies?!?!?

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Farmhouse Table from Fence Wood

fence-wood

When Sabine and her family moved into their current home, they were met by an old fence that was completely falling over. Rather than throwing all that wood into the trash bin, she decided to make a table, and shared it at Mom In Music City.

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Books as Halloween Decor

old-books

Got any books lying around that you’ve considered tossing? Well, consider using them for Halloween decor! This idea comes from Susan’s young son at Organized 31.

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Driftwood Garland

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Colleen from Lemon Thistle came up with a really need project using things she found in nature. She’s been collecting small pieces of driftwood, and decided to turn them into a garland.

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Old Drawer Turned Autumn Tray

old-desk-drawer

In an effort to clear out her grarage, Cristina of Remodelando la Casa needed to find a new use for this old drawer. After looking at the drawer for a while, she decided that it’s shallow depth reminded her of a berry basket. With that in mind, Cristina started a makeover.

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Upcycling Old Light Bulbs for Fall

light bulb

Over at Sondra Lyn at Home, Sondra Lyn saw an idea for crafting with old light bulbs and decided to own it. “Any time I can take some ordinary household items and turn them into something that looks as good as these, well…I’m all over it!” she acknowledges.

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Creepy Plate Collage

white-plates

Here’s a fun project for Halloween. It’s the perfect rescue for any old or mismatched plates you might have lying around. Jill from Create. Craft. Love. made this using thrifted plates, but there’s no reason you couldn’t search your own cupboards or send out a plea on your social media to get of few plates for FREE.

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New Purpose for an Old Dresser

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Remodelaholic shares this awesome repurposed dresser by Laura Beth of A Step in the Journey.  When this hand-me-down dresser was no longer needed as a TV console in her home, Laura Beth decided it was time for the vintage dresser to have a new purpose and a new look.   The dresser had great bones, but a worn finish, {…Read More…}