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Jewelry Display from a Salvaged Lamp

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I've been looking for something different to use for displaying my jewelry.

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City Parking Meter re-purposed into an awesome Industrial floor lamp by Loftyideas4u

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I came across this very weathered yellow parking meter that just needed some re-imagination.  The missing paint from years of weather gave this piece an instant Industial quality that I'm drawn...

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Upcycle A Broken Umbrella

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I love the decorative finals on the ends of umbrella wires.

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Antique Brush Transformation

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A pretty hanging picture frame created with an antique hair brush.

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A Hot Transformation

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Two salvaged parts that were meant to be together. 

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The Holiday Season!

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I am obsessed with turning anything semi circular into a wreath!  Any ideas how to cure this problem?

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A wall border that is easy to change and cheap.

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A wall of creativity.  Refurbish old books, wagon with no wheels, game boards and crib panel. What do you do with old books that have been damaged inside but still have a very cute cover...

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Has anyone seen the dictionaries?

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I had this old stand that was not in the best shape, 2 old dictionaries and a bottle of mod podge.  That modge podge is the greatest thing!  This would be a great stand to have close by...

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Old metal serving tray = Cute magnet memo board

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I found a really cheap old metal tray from the 1970s at a little junk shop in town. It was hideous black with orange and red and yellow flowers. With a little "hammered metal" spray paint, it looks...

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60 Days of No Craft Stores Challenge: 1st Project

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OK, so I was supposed to be cleaning my workshop, not crafting.  Oops!  Anyway, as I was putting away some holiday decor/supplies, I came across two unused styrofoam christmas tree...

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New Year...New Challenge Project

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Happy New Year!  I decided to start my new year off with a bang and really challenge myself.  The challenge is to see if I can stay out of craft stores for 60 days.  I am addicted to...

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