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DIY Kitchen Island

On January 19, 2016 By
DIY Kitchen Island

Kitchen islands are amazing for prep space and storage, IF you have the space for one.  Michelle, from A Crafty Mix,…

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French Graphic Painted Dresser

On November 10, 2015 By
French Graphic Painted Dresser

Good morning rescuers! I have a beautiful painted dresser rescue to share with you today. I am such a sucker…

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A Pretty Pair of School Desks

On November 3, 2014 By

Two sad school desks languished in a thrift store until they were spotted by Eva at Humblebee Home. When she first saw them, Eva says “they were scratched, stained, and icky grimy but they were also DARLING.” Clearly she saw their potent…

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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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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!

old t-shirts

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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.

empty glass soda bottles

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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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