Salvaged Chairs to Family Bench

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Over at My Repurposed Life, Mindi of My Love 2 Create put together an amazing piece of furniture, using chairs that she found on the curb during her city’s spring clean up. The chairs were in bad shape, with ugly upholstery and a broken spindle or two.

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DIY Painted Area Rug

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At Upcycled Treasures, Katie had fabric medium in her craft stash that she’d purchased for a craft project and didn’t use. So, when she came across a fantastic looking area rug that she couldn’t afford, Katie had a light-bulb moment. Why couldn’t she make a rug?

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Tube Television Turned Dog House

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“I got this old TV for free at a yard sale, ” says Shanna of Restoration Redoux. “My hubby didn’t understand why we were bringing home something that ugly or heavy.” We rescuers are evil geniuses with plans up our sleeves all the time, are we not?

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Wood Crate Upcycled to Silverware Caddy

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“I found this abandoned little wood crate in the middle of a K-mart parking lot,” says Stacey at Addison Meadows Lane. She had been wanting a silverware caddy forever, so Stacey knew exactly what she could do with the crate and snatched it up immediately.

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Dollar Store Find Becomes Stylish Swim Cover-Up

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Michelle, who blogs at A Little Tipsy, admits that she’s the girl who buys a 5XL t-shirt from the dollar store because she likes the color. (I’m with you, Michelle!) After a fruitless search for a cute, short-sleeve swim cover-up, she realized that the oversized aqua dollar store t-shirt could be refashioned into just what she’d been looking for.

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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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Dowdy Rug Gets an Update

Rug Before Frog Tape Makeover

Over at I Dig Pinterest, Christine had an entryway rug that was looking a bit faded and dated. It was definitely not giving any hints about the fun decor inside her home. So she decided to give it a makeover.

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Crafty Mason Jar Vases

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Katie from View From The Fridge shared this project at Oh My! Creative. She turned some glass canning jars into decorated vases in just a few simple steps.

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