Colorful Pom-Pom Magnets and Pushpins

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After making a bunch of pom-poms for a photo shoot, Meredith from One Sheepish Girl certainly couldn’t let the colorful beauties go to waste sitting in plastic bags. She came up with a simple DIY to put them to use by hot gluing magnets and pushpins to the backs of the smaller poms. Meredith says she loves the color and texture they add to her inspiration board.

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Repurpose Plastic Animals into Pushpins

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If you have kids, you have undoubtedly acquired a set of little plastic animals somewhere along the way. Lora from Craftivity Designs shares a great project for upcycling the toys into fun pushpins that would add pizzazz to any corkboard. Lora spray painted her animals a crisp white, but I also think they’d be a great way to incorporate a pop of color into a space. It makes you look at your kids’ toys in a whole new light when you envision them with a coat of spray paint {giggle}!

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Thumb Tack Embellished Tray

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Mary Anne from Purposedly Reinvented has a love affair with trays and simply cannot get enough. Here’s what she has to say about her favorite decorative accessory: “From the entry way to bedside, they are stylish must-haves that can help you display, contain and organize.  Whether you are decorating or entertaining, everything looks better on a tray.” I love how Mary Anne embellished this thrift store tray with thumb tacks!

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Burlap Covered Sofa

After seeing “deconstructed” furniture in person, Amanda from Burlap & Denim was even more in love with that mid-construction look than ever. She replicated it with a secondhand sofa and some burlap and thumb tacks. The transformation totaled in at $8.50 thanks to Amanda’s cost-effective substitution of inexpensive thumb tacks for pricey nailheads. Amanda also […Read More]