At My Craftily Ever After, Ashley confesses her love/hate relationship with jewelry. “I LOVE LOVE LOVE earrings…but when it comes to bracelets, necklaces, and even rings that aren’t my wedding ring…I just feel awkward.” To prove her point, Ashley submits these silver bangle bracelets which she’d owned for a few years but rarely wore because the jangling noise they make bothered her.
At Stow & Tell U, Amy was looking for a way to use some of the glass canning jars that were gathering dust on her shelves. By combining them with some thrifted glass plates, she figured out a way to make pretty bird feeders. Amy does caution, “I’ve labeled these bird feeders as ‘ornamental’ since they may not pass a rigorous bird feeder enthusiast’s examination.”
At her blog Sweet Pea, Paula shares the story of a salvaged lamp. She found this lamp in a dumpster…during a beach vacation! The lamp came home with her and recently got a makeover.
I see a lot of great dresser makeovers, but this one is super impressive. Over at Honeybear Lane, Heidi took a frumpy, dated dresser and gave it a really imaginative, up-to-date makeover.
When Shanna of Restoration Redoux first saw this vintage vanity, not only was it really dirty, it had been spray painted brown. A free find from Craigslist, it had definitely seen better days.