Katie needed a way to hide an ugly metal door on the wall in her apartment hallway. At Upcycled Treasures, she explains how she created artwork from some thrifted art and wood shims leftover from another project.
Over at Fussy Monkey Business, Crystal had this cute little end table sitting in her attic for years. One evening, while playing Legos with her son, she realized exactly what she needed to do with that table.
“I found a grody old cheval mirror on the tree lawn a few months back,” says Jenny of Craft Test Dummies. After taking some time to consider what to do with this free find, she decided to turn it into a pin board.
Over at Picked & Painted, Helen welcomed her second baby on July 3rd. Congratulations, Helen and family! Part of the preparations for the new baby involved getting the nursery ready, which included a crib makeover.
Over at My Repurposed Life, Gail had an old ammo box sitting outside in a shed that was a curbside find from years ago. She decided it was time to pull it out of the shed and repurpose it into a useful furniture piece.
It was a wrong turn that brought this dresser into Jen’s (aka Girl In the Garage) life. ”On the side of the curb I saw this huge, sad, ugly dresser. I cannot even imagine what kind of hideously 80′s bedroom decor this was once a part of,” she laughs.
Cindy blogs at Sunset Coast. She found a vanity bench that had seen better days, but the curvy legs were so pretty she decided to give it a second life.
Alicia from Thrifty and Chic has a small bathroom with decor that seemed a little ho-hum to her. One day, an empty roll of toilet paper gave her decorating inspiration. ”I had this idea about having one of the walls in our guest bathroom be like a 3D wallpaper. All it took was a couple of rolls of toilet paper…well, and some rolls of paper towels and wrapping paper….and a few other cardboard tubes.”