Discontinued Doors to Awesome Art Desks

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At iCandy Handmade, Autie shares the backstory on these two cupboard doors. “My father-in-law owns a restoration company and oftentimes has cupboard door styles or carpet squares that have been discontinued and he no longer uses.” He gave them to Autie and the doors sat in her garage for a while before she figured out what to do with them.

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Old Pan to Pretty Pansy Planter

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Bonnie blogs at Our Secondhand House. When she bought this old bundt pan from the thrift store for just $1.00, Bonnie knew she could repurpose it into something beautiful.

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Vintage Suitcase is Pretty in Pink

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Over at Pretty Providence, Sarah has a collection of vintage suitcases down in her cellar, which she scored at yard sales over time. One day she got brave enough to take on an old ugly suitcase and make it something beautiful. Sarah wasn’t quite brave enough to take on a spooky cellar though, so her husband saved the day and brought up the suitcase. That’s what husbands are for, am I right?

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Container Garden from Cast Offs

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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.

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Porch Lanterns Refabbed

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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.

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Porch Light Goes from Old Brass to Oil-Rubbed Bronze

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Janette blogs at Style with Cents. After a hail storm beat her front porch light to smithereens, it was looking pretty sad.

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Spruced Up Outdoor Side Table

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Angie blogs at Echoes of Laughter. She had an old metal side table that was ready to be kicked to the curb. When Angie told her mom she wanted to spruce it up with spray paint, Mom was skeptical that anything could save this old table!

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Tiki Bar from Old Wood Pallets

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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!

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