Repurpose Cake Pans into a Snack Stand

DIY dessert stand from cake pans

We’ve all heard the saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try try again.” Well, it definitely applies to knock offs too! Morgan from Sweet and Salty Sugar Boys’ first attempts at creating a tiered dessert stand from cake pans could only be considered a big fail. She says no matter what she tried it [...Read More]

Reclaimed Wood and Faucet Knob Coat Rack

faucet knob coat rack

Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow found a unique coat rack online that incorporated colorful garden hose knobs. The negative is that it was no longer available, but it gave Ananda the perfect excuse for a DIY! Ananda added her own spin by creating a pipework design on her reclaimed wood. How fun is this?!? [...Read More]

Turn Old Chairs into a French-Style Bench

French-Styled Bench with pillows

You all know I love a good trash-to-treasure story. Throw in a little outside-the-box-thinking and a knock-off to boot, and I am hooked! Jami from An Oregon Cottage had an old pair of dining chairs that were literally falling apart and had been relegated to the shed. Her husband had the genius idea to turn [...Read More]

Kid-Friendly Wind Chimes from Plastic Easter Eggs

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If you’ve got kids, you’ve been probably been finding random plastic Easter eggs around the house. Morena of Morena’s Corner shares a creative way to repurpose those eggs into a kid-friendly wind chime project. Morena painted her egg halves and then threaded them onto a wire to resemble a fish. A bell on the wire makes for a pretty jingling sound when the wind blows. Here’s what Morena has to say about her project, “It’s a thrifty way to craft with kids while recycling at the same time. Win-win!”

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Make Your Own Vintage Glass Candles

diy vintage glass candles

I just featured these DIY candles a couple months ago, but I think they would make lovely Mother’s Day gifts and wanted to give them another moment in the spotlight. Tiffany of A Splendid Occasion shares at Pizzazzerie how she turned vintage glasses into elegant and classy candle holders. This could be wonderful way to repurpose a few pieces of china that aren’t getting much use, or you can always find glasses a plenty at thrift stores and flea markets.

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Trash-to-Treasure Fabric Magnet Board

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Amy from Joyful Daisy just loves MacKenzie Childs’ whimsical furniture and home accents; however, many of the prices are deal breakers! This trash-to-treasure magnet board with magnets only cost Amy $10 for the tack and duck tape. Everything else she had on hand, including the old baking sheet that makes the board magnetic. Here’s what Amy has to say about her DIY memo board: “It is a very simple project that can be done in an afternoon and will add so much happiness to your décor and create a functional place to hang favorite photos and momentos. This is also a great gift idea!”

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Turn an Old Window into a Character-Rich Mirror

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Carissa of Carissa Miss shares at Country Chic Paint how she turned a couple of old windows into beautiful paned wall mirrors. It was as simple as giving the windows a quick coat of paint and wax and then adding the mirrors, which were Carissa’s only expense. Like Carissa, I love the character of the old window, especially that rusted latch!

pottery barn knock off mirror from old window

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Upcycled Light Up Star Wall Décor

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Ya’ll know I am a sucker for an upcycle project, so it’s no wonder I totally love this DIY from Morena of Morena’s Corner. Morena had been trying to figure out how to recreate a  light up star from Pottery Barn Kids, and the answer came in an unlikely form – a Valentine’s candy box. Once Morena got that star-shaped box from her mom, she knew she finally had the supplies she needed to make her own wall décor. What better excuse to wolf down a box of chocolates {Wink}?

pottery barn inspired light up star

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