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Inexpensive DIY Decor (Wood, Paper, Paint)

Want to make a huge difference in your home decor without spending much? Colorful blooms from the garden, painted bottles, paper plate vases and rustic wood boxes from salvaged wood can all provide a dose of "pretty" for little to no cost. These painted bottles still make me smile every time I look at them, and the boxes are so versatile.

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Bedside Table Redo/How to Remove Smells from Furniture

The little rascal used to be a chain smoker and he was apparently unfamiliar with the word, "coaster". His tabletop may have even been mistaken for an ash tray, but that's all behind him now.

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Bloomin' Gifts from Salvaged Finds

Turn a relic from the curb or an inexpensive container into quirky gift wrap, toss in a beautiful bloom and waa, laa! Let the party begin!

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Creation-Inspired Design (Found at the Beach)

Inspiration is all around us in God's creation. Cool whites and blues, warm tempting hues, glossy surfaces beaming with light, comforting textures, pleasing curves and sleek lines, whimsical accents and just enough drama to spark a smile. I found it all at the seaside. Come along and see for yourself. Find more at

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Brighten Your Front Door With Blooms in a Hanging Pocket Planter

Embellish a metal pocket basket or other container with some paint and the design of your choice, hang it on the front door and waa-laa! You'll be greeted by something that makes your heart happy every time you come home. See more projects and ideas at

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How to Conceal Broken/Missing Tile (When Fixing is Not an Option)

When time and gravity take their toll on old tile, incidents can occur. The result may be a gaping hole that you just can't figure out how to fix. I began with salvaged wood, hooks and a little abracadabra. Other ideas at

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Rehabbing a Rascal (How to turn a bedside table into a planter.)

Find out how to rehabilitate a rascal of a roadside treasure, the kind that you might find lying face down in the dirt where he has been carousing with his trashy friends on the other side of town.

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Salvaged Wood Sign

Scrap board turns into inspirational decor with a little raspberry paint and the verse "His way is in the whirlwind and the storm." Nahum 1:3

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