Tea Cart Makeover

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At Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna was delighted when friends passed along this tea trolley to her. “Don’t you just love friends who give you their junk?” she laughs. The cart was a bit rusty and dirty, but Jenna could see the potential.

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No-Sew Polo Shirt to Skirt

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Want to learn how to turn a man’s polo shirt into an adorable skirt for a little girl, without ANY sewing? Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom started this project with a green and white striped polo shirt.

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Toy Box Transformation

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Over at Nicer Than New, a client  dropped off a toy box that had long lost its purpose and asked Joan to do something with it.  ” After seeing a photo of her living room, I was inspired to try my hand at painting a Union Jack,” Joan says. The cute mural that was painted on {…Read More…}

Adorable Tin Can Desk Organizer

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When Christine from I Dig Pinterest needed a portable solution for keeping school supplies contained and organized, she looked to her recycling bin. She pulled out some tin cans and got to work.

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Garden Bench Rescued from the Forest

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“This old bench was rescued from the back of my mom’s flower garden right before it completely slipped away into the forest never to be seen again!” says Amy at Joyful Daisy. “I am truly amazed what an afternoon with spray paint can do.”

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Painted Tin Can Planters

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Rebecca blogs at The Crafted Sparrow. Lately her husband has been bringing home large tin cans from his restaurant when they get thrown away. “I love the idea of re-using them, but I just couldn’t look at the boring tin cans anymore,” Rebecca admits.

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A Pair of Louis Chairs Made New

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When Dena from Hearts and Sharts told her realtor than a basement workshop was a must for her–since she loves refinishing furniture–her realtor was quick to offer her some of the furniture languishing in her own basement. So….this project is courtesy Dena’s real estate agent, who passed along these Louis chairs.

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From Storage to Style: Cardboard Furniture

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Here’s a rescue project that impressed the heck out of me. Ananada from A Piece of Rainbow figured out how to make some pretty good looking furniture pieces…..out of cardboard boxes!

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