Lego Head Storage Bin from a Cornstarch Canister

Organized 31 corn starch can upcylce

This rescue is going to grab the attention of any parents of lego lovin’ kids (like mine!) out there.  “Recently, I emptied a square yellow container of corn starch,” says Susan at Organized 31.  That was when she realized how similar it was in size, shape, and color to the Lego head storage bins that she’d seen at the Lego store.  Hey!

Organized 31 corn starch can upcylce

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Flea Market Find for Makeup Organization

Bohemian Junktion flea market find

At Bohemian Junktion, a makeup disaster prompted Shannon to help her daughter find a new solution for storing and organizing her cosmetics.  Who would have guessed they would find that solution at the flea market?

Bohemian Junktion flea market find

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Vintage Luggage from a Cutie Crate

Cocnut Head's Survival Guide cutie orange box

Holly blogs at The Coconut Head’s Survival Guide.  Recently, she challenged herself to upcycle one of the the small wooden boxes that Cutie clementine oranges are packaged in.

Cocnut Head's Survival Guide cutie orange box

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Dumpster Diving Produced This Gorgeous Bookshelf

Redoux Interiors dumpster found black shelf

“Do you know how THRILLING it is to find something decent in or around a dumpster?” asks Karen at Redoux Interiors.  She found this black bookshelf in a dumpster.  It was actually pretty good looking, but didn’t have any shelves.

Redoux Interiors dumpster found black shelf

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Valentine Heart Art in an Old Frame

One Krieger Chick empty frame burlap scrapbook paper

At One Krieger Chick, Arien has been decorating her house for Valentine’s Day.  She was challenged to do a 15 minute craft, and decided to make something using things she already had on hand, starting with this empty frame.

One Krieger Chick empty frame burlap scrapbook paper

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Skateboard Wall Art

I Restore Stuff old skateboard

“When my 16 year old son asked if he could borrow my sander, I had to check out what he was up to,” says Sharon from I Restore Stuff.  She was delighted to discover that he had independently decided to turn an old skateboard into a work of art for his room.

I Restore Stuff old skateboard

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Dumpster Bench Gets a New Look With Chevron

Nicer Than New laminate upholstered storage bench

“My husband’s friend did did not want to admit he pulled this bench for his condo’s dumpster,” laughs Joan at Nicer Than New.  He brought it to Joan for a makeover, but it took some prodding to get him to admit where he’d found it.

Nicer Than New laminate upholstered storage bench

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Adding Chevron to a Side Table

Lake Girl Paints old side table

At Lake Girl Paints, Deb was itching to try one of the latest trends in furniture design:  wood tone chevron.  She knew a tabletop would be the perfect spot for it, and was delighted when her daughter-in-law offered up a side table that she had for the project.

Lake Girl Paints old side table

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