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Repurposed Wood Cubby Shelf


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Repurposed Wood Cubby Shelf

See how we transformed this wood cubby shelf into a beautiful storage piece.

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Parisian Inspired Re-Purposed Vintage Ammo Box


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Parisian Inspired Re-Purposed Vintage Ammo Box

I purchased the ammunition box off a local swap site and knew it would be a really fun project. Originally it was used as a toolbox for a local stone mason.  Check out how we transformed this from a dirty used toolbox into a Parisian inspired shabby chic blanket/storage box on casters perfect for any room.  Step-by-step instructions with  pictures.

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American Flag - Upcycled Baby Crib Springs


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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


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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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