Yard Trash Autumn Centerpiece

Jenna, blogger at SAS Interiors, was walking in her neighborhood one evening when she spotted a curbside piled high with branches, awaiting the morning trash pickup.  She added one particularly pretty branch to the red wagon her kids were riding home, and brought it home with them.

At home, Jenna used the branch as the foundation piece for a lovely centerpiece.  The addition of pretty tealights to the branch transform it into a  simple, yet sophisticated backdrop that can be updated and changed throughout the seasons and holidays.  I love the versatility of this–perfect with gourds for fall, and imagine the possibilities for Christmas and winter decor!

See the steps Jenna took to make this branch centerpiece at SAS Interiors.

Tea Light Candle Chandelier

Cheryl from Dillon’s Digital Designs found part of an old chandelier sticking out of her neighbor’s trash can and snatched it.

refabbed chandelier before

After spray painting it a rich oil rubbed bronze, Cheryl replaced the wiring and metal pieces on each end with Goodwill glasses and tea lights. Cheryl says, “It will go above my jacuzzi tub when I finish my master bath redo.” Nothing beats a relaxing, candlelit soak in a jacuzzi tub if you ask me!

refabbed chandelier after

Check it out at Dillon’s Digital Designs.

Easter Egg Tealight Holder

As you ready your kiddos’ baskets for Easter, you may find yourselves wondering how in the world you acquired enough plastic eggs to fill the Grand Canyon. Fear not because Taylor from Taylor Made has a project that will relieve you of some of your stash.

easter eggs to tealight holder

Taylor painted the bottom halves of twelve eggs and then glued them to a piece of scrap wood to create a pretty tealight holder. I love Taylor’s creativity! Who would think such a trendy piece of décor originated from brightly colored plastic???

Easter egg tealight holder

Check out the full tutorial at Taylor Made