Anvil Market Blog — DIY & Crafts

American Flag - Upcycled Baby Crib Springs


American Flag baby crib springs DIY DIY & Crafts repurposing up-cycled Upcycled

American Flag - Upcycled Baby Crib Springs

The following article contains the steps I followed to create an 'American Flag' by upcycling/repurposing old baby crib springs.  Step-by-step instructions with pictures.

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Vintage Suitcase End Table


DIY DIY & Crafts up-cycled Upcycled vintage suitcase vintage suitcase end table

Vintage Suitcase End Table

I absolutely ♥ love ♥ vintage suitcases and have set about collecting them for the past six months.  We have a stack of suitcases on display, and for sale in our gift shop. My husband found a pair of old metal school desk legs for free at a garage sale.  What luck! We had what we needed to create a really neat up-cycled 'Vintage Suitcase End Table'. Here are pictures of the finished product.  The suitcase pictured we found at a store called 'Antique & Unique' in Fairmont, MN.         Here are the steps I used to create...

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DIY Message in a Bottle - A Valentines Day Treasure


Crafts DIY DIY & Crafts Key to My Heart Message in a Bottle Upcycled

DIY Message in a Bottle - A Valentines Day Treasure

Here is how we created our upcycled DIY 'Message in a Bottle' along with decorative keys tied with ribbon to tags that said 'You Hold the Key to My Heart'.  Step-by-step instructions with pictures.

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