Pretty Settee from a Crib

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I’ve featured quite a few projects here at Roadkill Rescue that involve cribs being turned into benches. This one by Sara of Thrifty Treasures, however, takes this concept to a whole new level. She transformed crib parts into a settee with some serious style credentials.

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DIY String of Heart Lights

can-of-Coca-Cola

I found a very cool upcycling project at Crafty Journal, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Noreen used empty soda cans to make a simple string of lights more festive for the day of love.

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Colorful Tinted Mason Jars

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“I have a huge collection of mason jars for canning and I had some to spare,” says Kendra at Simply {Darr}ling.  She decided to use those spares to experiment with tinting glass. It’s pretty common to see mason jars tinted in blue, but Kendra wanted to branch out from that a bit, so she tried {…Read More…}

Tartan Plaid Desk Accessories

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Over at Today’s Creative Blog, Kim shares an upcycling project that she did in an effort to beautify and organize her desk area, this month. Needing a way to organize some of her office supplies on top of the desk, she decided to reuse some empty paint and food cans.

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Sock Snowman

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Here’s a darling little craft that Lisa of Mabey She Made It shared at Made From Pinterest. It all started with a favorite pair of socks….that were tragically separated on a vacation. And this was such a great pair of socks that even though there was only one left, “I couldn’t bring myself to throw it away,” Lisa confesses.

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Pretty Things from Garbage

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“I like to use up every bit of “otherwise-trash” that I possibly can,” confesses Gwen on her blog, You Can Call Me Gwen. She goes on to explain, “This project uses plastic water bottle caps, small pieces of fabric, and leftover bits of embroidery thread and ribbon which may otherwise have been part of a landfill.”

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Valentine Storage Jars

baby food jars

After-Christmas-blues getting you down? Well, Valentine’s Day is coming up, so if you need a little pick-me-up from the January blahs, I suggest doing a Valentine craft, like this cute one made from baby food jars by Courtney of Crafts by Courtney.

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Picture Proof Bottle Cap Magnets

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Over at Mommy Is Coocoo, Amanda came up with a project to make use of those picture proofs the school sends home of her kids each year. You know–the ones they use to encourage you to order more photos from school picture day? Not only did she make use of the free photos, but she reused some bottle caps, too, so this project was really inexpensive.

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