Serving Trays from Cardboard Boxes

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“A trip to to Costco to purchase party supplies led straight to these empty boxes and a lightbulb moment,” reveals Susan at Organized 31. She was preparing for her daughter’s graduation party at the time, when she realized that shelling out money for expensive serving trays wasn’t necessary.

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House Love String Art

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Rachel blogs at Fifty Two Weekends. There, she found a way to update an out dated piece of wall art and create a fun new decorative piece for her home.

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Pretty Pool Noodle Luminaries

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Chances are, if you’ve got kids and pool access, you’ve also got pool noodles.  Over at Create. Craft. Love. , Jill has discovered all kinds of neat ways to reuse pool noodles.  Her latest idea is perfect for nighttime yard decor:  pool noodle luminaries! To make these, Jill sliced up several pool noodles.  The hollow {…Read More…}

Art to Go

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Naush blogs from Dubai at Doodle Buddies. She’s found an inexpensive way to get canvas for her art projects, and recycle at the same time! Since being eco-friendly is important to her, she rarely ever uses a canvas for her mixed media artwork that didn’t start out as something else, like this pizza box.

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Bottles to Beach Themed Centerpiece

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Hosting a beach-themed party, this summer? Then you’ll want to check out this pretty centerpiece made from upcycled glass bottles at Organized 31.

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Coffee Table Redo

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At Lolly Jane, Kelli reveals that all her neighbors know just how much she loves “junk”.  They call her when they have stuff to get rid of, and that’s how Kelli acquired this heavy-duty coffee table top.

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Summertime Pallet Sign

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Here’s another fun pallet project from Kristi of I Should Be Mopping the Floor. It’s a colorful sign perfect for proclaiming a love of summer

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Perfect Picture Frames from Pallets

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“I am knee deep in a garage, mudroom and kitchen addition,” says Katie from Little House of Four. “Each week we’ve had a few deliveries, which all resulted in pallets full of material being delivered to the house.” She’s been using all that pallet wood to make useful and beautiful things for her home. Her latest project is turning pallet wood into picture frames.

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