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Sea Glass and Sea Shells in Candle Holder

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I have boxes of sea shells and sea glass I've collected and I'm always looking for ways to show off my treasure.  I found this candle holder in the grocery store flower section and voila a new...

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chain table

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I found the glass in the garbage.so i designed the chain links and i had a friend wield it up for me.one coat of spary poly and it was all done.I hope you like it.

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Driftwood

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I am lucky to live on the western coast of Australia and visit the nearby Abrolhos Islands frequently. Lately I have been using driftwood to create assemblages. They have that weathered beachy look...

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Jewelry stand

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I made this jewelry stand from scrap parts of metal. I did purchase the mirror, however!

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Drabby to Retro Shabby Make-up Vanity

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My friends Daughter is a Pre-teen and has had this beautiful make-up vanity in her room since she was little. Now that she is getting older, she wanted something more modern with her Favorite colors...

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Another spray paint experiment...

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So we got this cute night stand that had 3 dresser drawers. You could tell it was an expensive piece of furniture BUT it was abused. Scratched and dings everywhere and someone had dropped a good size...

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Mirror, Mirror, on the wall....

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I needed a mirror for a side table that I painted. I loved the size and shape of this mirror but the gold was just too much. So I spray painted it. 

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Modern Shabby???

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This was in the back of the trailer on the way to the dump! I used spray paint and sand paper. After it dried I rubbed it down with some polyurethane. I changed the ugly wood knobs and put on some...

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Broken China Bracelet ~ Vintage teacups and saucers ~ Handcrafted

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Broken China Braclelet made from vintage teacups and saucers. I use a silver oxidized setting and a super strong magnetic clasp closure.

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Traveling to the Beat of a Different Drum

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Well I owe this one to my dog, Romeo… I was walking him along the street and he discovered this kid’s drum set set out with the garbage. "Hmmmm…", wonders I… "what could I...

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Chalkboards hand made from old sanded plywood-"Moments In Time" Wedding Creations

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After recently losing my job, I got tired of the stay at home dad title I had gotten and was bored so I went out to my shed and started messing around with some old wood. My kids had asked for...

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Silverplate English Tea Kerosene Lantern Trophy Birdhouse

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This birdhouse kind of slowly started to resemble the structure of a trophy as a continued building it. I started with an antique silver base to a Svea (of Sweden) No. 121 camping stove. It's got...

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Refurbished Thrift Store Tables

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I really wanted something I could pull up to me as I sit in the corner of the couch covered in blankets and surrounded by pillows--you know, when I'm not gonna be getting up for a while! I actually...

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Washington DC sports Chest

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I had this little, wood chest sitting around in storage for awhile and haven't done anything with it.  It was an unfinished chest with a little whitewash but it was really cute.  I decided...

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Iris

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The top is a antique window reclaimed from a old house with the original glass panes.The base is recycled from a antique GMC Radio cabinet which included the original sticker!We cut the middle of...

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Wooden Cigar Box Purse

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Here's another one of Chelle's purse designs using old wooden cigar boxes. These are NOT your run of the mill "craft" projects! The are totally lined with vintage fabric, have sections, pockets...

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Repurposed Wooden Cigar Boxes as Art Purses

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These start life as wood cigar boxes. They are almost all theme based, these two are the Beatles and Drew Barrymore. All with original art, hand painted, slightly blinged and completely lined with...

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Gazing Ball - Terrarium

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Chanelier Re-purpose

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Hearts, Flower and Crosses Framed Sea Glass Art

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A metal frame, minus its glass, found at Goodwill. I wired sea glass (and a pearl as the flower's center) to the frame. It looks especially nice in a window, where sunlight will illuminate the brown...

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I have insulators

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When I found a huge amount of insulators, I knew immediately what I wanted to do with them.  Repurposing them into votive candle holders.  I've used the clear and turqois ones and have had...

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