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Old Windows, New Uses

On October 7, 2015 By
Old Windows, New Uses

Hey guys! How was your Wednesday? Mine was busy, as usual, but I enjoy working on my blogs so much,…

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Coffee Table Redo

On July 5, 2014 By
Coffee Table Redo

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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At her blog Sweet Pea, Paula shares the story of a salvaged lamp.  She found this lamp in a dumpster…during a beach vacation!  The lamp came home with her and recently got a makeover.

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Too Many T-Shirts? Make a Dress!

On February 17, 2014 By

I shared a project recently over at one of my other blogs, Infarrantly Creative, that was super fun to make.  If you have piles of old t-shirts like I do, this is the refashion for you!

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Pretty Yarn Wrapped Vases

On February 16, 2014 By

Katie from View from the Fridge had a great idea for upcycling her glass soda bottles.  “Better than throwing them in the overflowing recycling bin, right?” Katie asks with a laugh.

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When Bethany of Pitter and Glink spotted this framed goose embroidery art, she was drawn to it for two reasons.  First, her grandmother loved geese.  And second, oval frames are hard to come by!  She snatched this one right up for 50 cents, gees and all.

vintage wall art embroidered geese

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At Love Grows Wild, Ashley from Cherished Bliss  recently shared a project that turned a cheap glass cylinder vase she already had into a new vase with rustic texture.

painted cylinder vases

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Kristin blogs at Goodwill and Grace.  She found this upholstered parsons chair on the side of the road last summer.  A recent snow day this year was the perfect opportunity to give the chair a new look.

Goodwill and Grace parsons chair

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A friend of Sara’s passed along this interesting wooden box to her.  “She said she was done with it.  Don’t you just love it when that happens?”  Sara asks at Thrifty Treasures.

Thrifty Treasures wood storage box

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Here at Roadkill Rescue, we’re used to hearing about plenty of items that were saved from the trash.  We don’t often get to see them in the trash.  How fun is it that Laura from Laura Kelly Designs has pictures of this rescue in the dumpster before she dived for it?

Laura Kelly Designs table in dumpster

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