When her husband sent her a text asking if she wanted a couple of wire spools, “I immediately said yes!” says Lisa at Mabey She Made It. Since the stools were too small to use as a table, and too large to turn into children’s furniture, Lisa decided that they could serve best as stools.
There’s no need for seasonal decor to be costly. Cristina proves this with the stunning Halloween mantel she created using several repurposed objects at Remodelando la Casa. The thing that really got her creative juices flowing was this stash of crib parts that she had in her garage.
“I’ve waiting to get my hands on industrial wooden spool for a while and I never thought I was going to find one, says Loren at Pandora’s Craft Box. “Until one day on my way to get my hubby at work and a saw it!”
Lindsay blogs at Diary of a Crafty Lady. A friend of hers was getting rid of this industrial spool, and Lindsay was quick to offer it a home. She’d seen something in a magazine made out of one of these, and was anxious to experiment with it.