Here’s a quick and easy project for anyone who has access to animals. That would be wood or plastic animals, not the real thing–you don’t want to drill holes in those! Anyway, Betsy from Happily Ever After Etc. came up with this project, and while she purchased her animal from Amazon, you can find similar animals in toy bins and garage sales across America. Look around–you might find one in your own house!
Over at The Happy Housie, Krista has been decorating in soft neutrals this winter. One of her recent projects was to transform several clay flowerpots. Do you have any of these lying around?
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.
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.
After Kristi’s mom saw how her daughter (who blogs at Making It in the Mountains) transformed the table in her kitchen, Mom wanted to get in on the makeover magic. At Brepurposed, Kristi shares the new look she gave her mom’s tired table.
“On one of our pickin’ trips we garbage picked two sides of a crib,” tells Karen at The Salvaged Boutique. She thinks that at one time, the crib must have looked a lot like the crib pictured below, but at the time she found it, everything but those two sides were too broken to be salvaged.
This old table was rescued by Sarah when she found it sitting on the roadside in front of her apartment complex. It didn’t look too promising, but she took it home anyway. Check out the makeover she gave it at Sarah M. Dorsey Designs.
I’m always impressed with the things that Carolyn comes up with over at her blog, Homework. Take this enamelware compost bin, for instance. It looks like a legitimate piece of vintage enamelware, right? Nope! She made this from a cheap little bucket that housed a gifted amaryllis last Christmas.