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8 Simple Repurposed Projects That Rock

I find that some of the most effective repurposed design is really quite simple. Here are a few examples of recent favorites in this category. Being Brook: skateboard shelves lovehome.co.uk: vintage necklaces as curtain tiebacks 31 and…

25 Repurposed Magazine Projects - DIY

It's time for another installment of 'My Favorite Things'. This time I've scoured the net and found 25 of the best repurposed magazine projects. These repurposed craft and DIY ideas range from easy to advanced, some come with tutorials, and…

20 Repurposed Headboards That Wisk You To Dreamland - DIY

I've got headboards on my mind! More importantly, I've got repurposed headboards on my mind as we continue with our it's taking forever bedroom remodel. So I thought I'd share 20 of the most inspiring repurposed headboards that will wisk…

Repurposed DIY For Everyone!

I've heard it from so many different people...and I've said it myself! "I wish I could..." I'd like to showcase some repurposed DIY designs I've collected that I think anyone and everyone could do - and do well! It won't be hard to find the…

How to Recycle Your 4th of July

My procrastination = a wonderful collection of July 4 inspiration for you!Truth be told...I am a expert procrastinator. I'm also the mother of two young kids that seem to leave a line of destruction behind them wherever they go, leaving me to…

My Favorite Things - 25 DIY Lamps

Cue Debbie Boone, circa 1977.Well, I have certainly taken advantage of - and extended the 'technical difficulties' blog vacation offered by our friends at Blogger.So, I think I'll brighten up things again here at the Blue Velvet Chair and share…

Recycled DIY - Pallets and Crates

Have you jumped on the wooden pallet trend train? I haven't made any projects myself yet...but I did rescue one pallet from certain landfill death - and it's pink! It sits and waits patiently in our garage.As inspiration for all of us wooden…

Crazy about mosaics

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I'm crazy about mosaics. Have been for as long as I remember. Not a clean mosaic, either. I like them 'dirty' - using broken tiles, found objects, discarded junk. In my opinion, there is no limit to the materials that can make a mosaic - it's…