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Old Window = New Message Board

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by Michael Helander Turning an old window into a new message board not only does a good deed for Mother Earth, it also does a good deed for your home decor and personal style! Our friend Kate stopped by for a workshop and knew right away that…

A Day's Worth of Creative Recycling - Glassware

It doesn't have to be crystal to catch the rays. Let yourself be inspired with today's small burst of reclaimed glassware creations.   I recently inherited some wine and shot glasses from Swedish great grandma and I'm thinking about…

{Repurposed} Windows to the Soul

If my eyes are the windows to my soul, then they are telling me that these repurposed window projects are simply divine! Find the sources for these projects and over 90 more inspirational ideas on the re.Create Design recycled windows board…

Have Knobs - Will Repurpose

What would you do if you had a load of extra knobs? Vicky posted a pic of just a few of her knobs on the re. Facebook page and asked for suggestions for reusing them. Here's what I found for some of the best repurposed and reused knobs out…

Before and After

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How about a little before and after upcycled DIY inspiration to get the week started? Today's post has everything from painted sofas to Care Bear jackets!

My Favorite Recycled Sweater Ideas

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The leaves on the trees are turning glorious shades of red, yellow and brown - and for me that's a sure signal that it's time to start unpacking my cozies - sweaters, gloves, and scarves. I don't know how it happens, but somehow each year my…

Walking the Walk - on Recycled Rugs

Do you "walk the walk" for creative recycled designs? For me, it's a journey that takes me further along my path each day. Today's share is a collection of some of my favorite underfoot recycled design - so your little tootsies have something…

Before & After - 5 Furniture Makeovers

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For me there's nothing like a good before & after reveal. So today's share features 5 great furniture projects to inspire you to re.Create! I'm a fan of their reclaimed wood animal figures, but 508 Restoration & Design also shows up…

Creative Recycling with Sports Equipment

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If your house is like our house, back to school means back to sports. And now after seeing the creativity out there with old sports equipment, I'm dreaming of a day when current equipment becomes old equipment and I get to take ownership. We've…

Great Grandmas and Other Vintage Treasures

More than inheriting the historical treasures from another at a thrift store or garage sale, I cherish the historical treasures passed down within my own family. I have several beautiful items from my Great Grandma who lived in Dewey, Oklahoma.…