Charging Station from a Shoe Box

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Shoeboxes aren’t hard to find (who needs an excuse for new shoes?) and they can be used and reused in so many ways. This idea comes from Dagmar of Dagmar’s House.

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Loaf Pan Planter

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When Katie’s mom gave her some nice, new loaf pans, it was time to retire her battered old metal pans. Instead of throwing them out, Katie (who blogs at View From The Fridge) came up with a cute new use for them and shared it at My Crafty Spot.

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Crib Repurposed to a Drying Rack

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I’m always so impressed to see the things my readers come up with! Take, for instance, this old baby crib that Gwen spotted on the curb while she was jogging. She details the rescue at You Can Call Me Gwen.

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Kids Art Desk from an Armoire

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A friend of Gail’s found this kid-sized armoire in a pile of furniture on the side of the road. Knowing that Gail (of My Repurposed Life) is a genius at refabbing old furniture, the friend brought the whole pile to her. I’m pretty amazed by what she did with the armoire.

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Marbles + Makeup = Fabulous Small Storage

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Inspiration struck Carolyn during a “cleaning, cleaning, cleaning” binge. At her blog homework she tells us how she used discarded marbles to turn her old makeup containers into stylin’ storage!

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Magazine Page to Art

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At The Tender Garden, Alena shares an interesting and inexpensive art project. It all begins with a thrifted frame and a copy of National Geographic.

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Upcycled Cinco de Mayo Decor

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Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone! That’s the 5th of May for my friends who no hablo espanol. I found a quick and easy upcycling project that’s perfect for decoration any fiesta or adding a shot of color to the tabletop on Taco Tuesday, posted by Brie at Like the Cheese.

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Popsicle Stick Jewelry

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Here’s a fun project using something that is easy to find during the summer months: popsicle sticks! Daniela at Curly Made has been experimenting with turning wooden popsicle sticks into jewelry.

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