Jill at Create Craft Love found some old cabinet doors in her dad’s basement that were left over after a kitchen remodel so she came up with a cool idea. She gave one cabinet door a mason jar blue distressed look and added drawer pulls at its either ends and tada! A wonderful serving tray came into existence.
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Jillian at The Virginia House has transformed an old cabinet door into a lovely faux chalkboard wedding sign.
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Christy at Life, Made Interesting had a frame of a cabinet door so she simply added hooks to it and now it duties as a cool necklace organizer.
Lindsay at My Creative Days has cut and joined an old cabinet door and after giving it a coat of distressed look paint she turned it into a caddy for mason jars.
Gail at My Re-purposed life has transformed an old and ugly cabinet door into a corner planter that fits beautifully in a corner of her patio. Spring is soon to unfold its spell and this project is worth doing these days.
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House on Harrison Blog has shared a creation of making a chalkboard easel from a recycled cabinet door.
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Jessie at Dimplicity painted two cabinet doors in white & pink and white & blue combos and added clips and saw tooth hangers and they became two really cute art displays that her kids enjoy.
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Becky at The Other Side of Neutral has shared a brand new tour of her 2016 home and the entrance door has a lovely sign that welcomes people and it is crafted with none other than a cabinet door. Awesome, Becky!
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Matt2 Silver at instructables has shared a project where he has covered an old refrigerator with pallets and after adding the necessary hardware he has turned that old fridge into a wonderful rustic cooler that is ideal for outdoor summer parties.
Donatella of Inspiration & Realisation after swapping her small fridge with a bigger one ended up with one small fridge too small to be used in the kitchen and too cute to be tossed away. So, she gave the small fridge a home inside her craft room in the form of using it for her yarn storage. That’s clever!
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Inhabitat Blog has shared a doghouse where an old refrigerator is transformed into a wonderful house for a homeless dog.
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Justine of Cultivating Conscience has shared a tour of a farm. Among many other interesting things this solar dehydrator grabbed our attention. This dehydrator is actually an old fridge that now serves to dry different kinds of fruits and vegetables.
Little Piece of Me has shared a picture of a recycled refrigerator that is creatively used as a closet. Along with doing the duty of a closet this fridge has another interesting element and that is the picture collage pasted on the inner side of its door.
Colleen Miller at Pinterest has shared an awesome way of upcyling a fridge into a bookcase. Now that’s something worth giving a whirl to.
Catherine Elsby at The Rustic Willow came up with a truly unique and interesting idea of making a concrete planter using an old towel. The resulting shape of the planter is very unique and worth saying a wow. So If you also have an old towel give it a dip in concrete and make a cool planter like this.
Nikki at Whimsy Love has shared a way to rethink a towel into a soap pouch by following a simple method.
Beach Petals Blog has shared a cool way to upcycle a beach towel. Simply turn it into a beach bag that you can use all through the summer season.
Biene at We Upcycle has created a super cute owl pillow by combing an old towel in gray color with printed fabrics that compliment the gray towel beautifully. To make it you have to cut the silhouette of the owl from the towel. And make the eyes, beak and feathers with printed fabrics and applique them over the owl silhouette.
Crafty Nest Blog has shared a tutorial of giving a makeover to ordinary flip flops and turning them to super comfy spa slipper by covering them in a towel. That’s clever!
Sisters of The Wild West Blog has shared a way to make a braided bath rug by braiding together stripes of old towels in three colors.
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Shabby Chic Inspired Blog has shown us a great way to display our candles. Simply plan a visit to your local flea market, grab some old lamp bases, give them a nice coat of paint and your candlesticks are ready.
Sassy Trash Blog has shared a wonderful picture and card holder idea. If you happen to have an old lamp base, connect flowers made of thick metal wires to it and some really unique picture or card holder will be ready to be displayed in any part of your home where needed.
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Pat aka Queen of Thrift via Home Talk has shared a project made from an old base of a floor lamp. She has simply topped an old floor lamp post with a basket of planter and the result is truly fabulous.
Christy K. James at Confessions of a Serial DIYer combined a pineapple shaped lamp base with a picture frame painted with chalkboard paint and now it serves as a wonderful memo chalkboard in her kitchen.
Stephanie Smith at Madeline Lewis Designs has combined a burlap lined old painted picture frame with a painted recycled lamp base and a wonderful table got created that looks just so beautiful in her room.
Bethany DeVore at Dwellings by Devore has given a makeover to a fan. She has combined a fan that had its base missing with a lamp base and now it serves as a perfect table fan.
Rhoda at Southern Hospitality Blog has used a birdcage in a way probably no one could think of. She has used half of a birdcage painted aqua and has framed it to become the part of the gallery wall display in her living room.
The Pleated Poppy has a wonderful idea for book worms who have already lined a wall or two with bookcases and still need a storage solution. Simply find a big birdcage that has enough space to store at least 10 to 15 books.
Donna at An Enchanted Cottage has shared a lovely way to upcycle an old birdcage. Let an old birdcage give a home to another life though not a bird but plants still live and grow and will make you happy when you will see them.
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Pam at DIY Design Fanatic has created a whimsical lamp using an old birdcage. She spray painted the birdcage and then added a string of lights to it and the result is in front of you.
Karen at The Salvaged Boutique found an old birdcage and she knew she had to convert it into a beauteous desk organizer. She painted the birdcage in a wonderful shade of green and then added dowels and plywood boards to become the shelving. Absolutely marvelous work Karen!
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Etsy Shop Benclif Designs has amazingly rethinked an old milk can into a table lamp. The milk can is serving as the lamp base and for the lampshade they have used woven sea grass. This lamp is ideal for adding a touch of farmhouse feel to your home.
Tamara at The Jolly James has given a nice coat of spray paint to an old and ugly milk can and then she has added a vinyl sticker for the house number. To make it even more exciting she has topped the milk can with a planter. Her front porch looks simply gorgeous with this milk can house number display. Two thumbs up Tamara!
Though winter will bid adieu in a short time you can still relive this season of snow by making a snowman. Jane Windham of Cottage at the Crossroads has turned a milk can into a cute snowman. The interesting thing about this snowman is that it is painted red with the head of snowman coming out between the red milk can and the red lid cap. As if the snowman is dressed in a red jacket. 🙂
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Jennifer at Dear Lillie Blog has shared the pictorial tour of her parent’s kitchen and one interesting element of this kitchen is the old milk can employed as a vase.
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Lori Holt at Bee In My Bonnet has re-thinked four old jello molds into cute pincushions using lovely prints of fabric. A pin cushion like this can be a great addition to your sewing room or table.
Organized Clutter has shared a super cute way to recycle jello molds. Simply paint them in red color and hot glue white buttons over them to make toadstool mushrooms. You can make the stems of the mushrooms using dowels or any woody thing like screwdriver handles.
Etsy Shop Cattales has created a spectacular tea light holder by fixing vintage jello molds on a slab of wood.
Cattales at Etsy has shared a way to decorate your home for this coming Easter. You can make holes in old jello mold for adding wire handles. Fill them with faux nests and eggs. for even more beauty you can add beads to the wires and you can dip the edges of the jello mold in glitter glue.
If you need a wind chime idea then think about any jello molds you may have. According to Etsy Shop Wdswmn you can make some really fun wind chimes or mini chandeliers by attaching beads and crystals to vintage jello molds.
Denise Stain at Denise on a Whim has crafted a spring garland with mini jello molds, colorful buttons and twine. Spring is inching closer and this is good decor project you can give a shot to.
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Beachy Art at Etsy has created a fantastic garden flower accent from a copper jello mold, shot glasses and beads.
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Mindy at Rindy Mae found some jello molds and an idea popped in her mind. She with the help of her father drilled holes in the molds and fixed them on a string of lights. Then she intertwined the string of jello mold lights around a faux garland and the result is in front of you.
Tanner Bell at A Little Craft in Your Day has shared a wonderful way to create lace bowls using doilies. All you need to do is to take a mixture of fabric stiffener and acrylic paints in a bowl, dip the doily in it and then put it over an inverted bowl. Let the doily rest there for about 24 hours and a beautiful cute little bowl will be ready.
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Crafty Nest has shared a beauteous wall art idea. All you need to do is to frame some old lace doilies against the backdrop of some colored construction paper.
The Polka Dot Closet Blog has a bulletin board idea for shabby chic decor lovers. If you need some pockets for your bulletin board then look around for doilies and turn them into pockets.
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If your earrings usually remain stashed in a box and you usually have to do a search to find the ones you want to wear, then this idea by Etsy Shop Sunkissed Cottage is the one you should go for. It is an earring holder made by attaching vintage doilies to a vintage wooden picture frame.
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Victoria of A Subtle Revelry has shared a tutorial of giving a makeover to a plain white tablecloth. Simply sew colored doilies along its edges and the result will be like the one shown above.
Doilies are great to refashion clothes too. Like this dress by Etsy Shop My Bonny looks so cool. You can also refashion your jeans or a shirt with doilies.
If you find your cushion covers too boring and simple then follow this idea by Lilly Cottage. Give all your cushion covers a whole new look by stitching or gluing doilies over them.
Sarah at Sadie Seasongoods painted an old cookie sheet in a lovely green color. After that she mod podged a fabric inside the tray and then turned it into a cool printed memo board with a green border. It can be great for your home office or your kids’ homework station.
Kara at Bright Nest sprayed an old cookie sheet with spray adhesive and then skillfully covered the whole tray with fabric.
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Autie at iCandy Handmade has created this super creative calendar using pieces of chipboard, printed paper, mod podge and velcro on a cookie sheet. The result of her creative mind is simply superb and an idea worth stealing.
If the journey of your cookie sheet has ended in your kitchen then you can give it a great second chance to live once more. According to Apartment Therapy you can use that tray to organize two or more pairs of shoes that you often wear while going out. In this manner you can organize your entryway with a cookie tray instead of tossing it away.
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The Fancy Life has shared a wonderful way to utilize an old cookie sheet. Simply give it two or more coats of chalkboard paint, let it dry completely for two to three days and then place it in your kitchen to write different messages everyday that will put a smile on the faces of your family members.
Terry Moore of Forever Decorating had two old and ugly legs of a table. She gave them coats of paint and then gave them a distressed look. After that she drilled holes in the legs with a long drill, added wiring and installed the lamp parts and the shade. And the result is in front of you; two glorious lamps are perching on small tables in her living room.
Becky of Beyond The Picket Fence recycled two table legs by attaching hooks to them to hang some really beautiful mason jar lanterns. These mason jars are very special for Becky as they remind her of her beloved son named Mason who is no more in this world. Blessings to you Becky!
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Be Colorful Blog has shared a kaleidoscopic way to re-use an old table leg. Paint its sections in different colors and patterns and a long and beautiful candlestick is ready to display your candle.
Country Living has shared a picture of a bathroom sink that is made by attaching four legs of an old table to a water trough.
The Weekend Country Girl has shared a way to recycle old table legs into fun chalkboard stands. If luckily you have the top of the table available too, you can use it to make the chalkboard part of these stands.
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