Sometimes, a little patience pays off when you start something new. In the case of Joan at Nicer Than New, taking the time to find some items that could be repurposed resulted in her being able to start a container garden with minimum expense.
Over at Little Brags, Christine has been giving her back porch a makeover. She had these two huge brown lanterns to use, but had grown tired of their brown color.
Janette blogs at Style with Cents. After a hail storm beat her front porch light to smithereens, it was looking pretty sad.
At Crafty in Crosby, the mom-and-daughter duo Leigh and Jeanette knew that their swimming pool–or as they call it, “Redneck Swimming Hole”–was missing something. They decided a tiki bar would make their swimming hole complete, but didn’t want to break the bank over it. And that’s where two old pallets come in to the story!
At Pudel-design, Lydia needed some bookends to keep her bookshelves looking neat, and to add a little color and design to them, as well. She realized that the bricks leftover from their driveway installation where just the right size and weight to be bookends.
Sarah from Homeology was excited to update her outdoor spaces this year. Unfortunately, an unanticipated air conditioner replacement put a big dent in her budget. Sarah was forced to put some of her updates on the backburner and cut corners on the others. She was able to have her gorgeous mid century modern deck chairs professionally refinished, but really didn’t want to put faded cushions on such pretty chairs.