Adorable Tin Can Desk Organizer

tin-cans

When Christine from I Dig Pinterest needed a portable solution for keeping school supplies contained and organized, she looked to her recycling bin. She pulled out some tin cans and got to work.

{…Read More…}

Trashed Door Becomes a Headboard

old-door

Molly from Pennies ‘n Grace says, “I absolutely love finding or getting things for free! I have fond memories of hopping out of the car as a kid and pulling some treasure out of a heap for my mom to make our home beautiful!” Willing to do the same for her own home as an adult, Molly didn’t hesitate to rescue this old door from a friend’s trash heap.

{…Read More…}

Vintage Chair Gets to Party

vintage-chair-broken

AT Oh My! Creative, Susan explains that this old, broken chair was a source of mild contention between she and her husband. He has wanted her to get rid of it for the past ten years. On the other hand, she tells us, “At nearly 100 years old, and a garage sale rescue from my mother’s attic, I knew it was destined for greatness.”

{…Read More…}

Vintage Thermos Lights Up Seasonal Decor

vintage-green-thermos

“A friend and I found a vintage thermos in a neighbor’s dumpster,” confesses Paula at Sweet Pea, “and I was happy to have it for decorating.” Inspired by another blogger, she decided to turn the thermos into a lamp.

{…Read More…}

Adorable Art for Kids

baby-food-pouch-lids

Here’s a delightful little project from Meghan of Our Pinteresting Family. She likes to use the squeezable pouch baby foods when she and the kids are on the go. “They have the colorful twist-off tops on them, and I have been collecting them, hoping to use them for crafts,” Meghan tells us.

{…Read More…}

Mudroom Bench from an Ikea Bunk

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

When Julie’s kids outgrew this Ikea bunk bed, it basically became a pile of scrap lumber. She decided to use the wood to make a bench, and shared the tutorial for this project on her blog, Being Home.

{…Read More…}

Perfectly Imperfect Mirror

mirror-without-frame

When Sabine from Mom in Music City found this mirror on the side of the road, it didn’t have a frame. Using some other found materials, she dressed up the mirror to reflect her own unique style.

{…Read More…}

DIY Seaside Art

thrifted-frames

“Since moving to North Carolina I’ve just wanted to redo everything in the house with a more beach-y/nautical vibe,” says Courtney at Crafts by Courtney. So, when she found these old art prints inside her parents shed, she didn’t hesitate to bring them home for a seaworthy makeover.

{…Read More…}