Did you ever sit and stare at something that has been sitting in your garage or home and wonder what you could do with it? I mean hours on end..........just staring at it and trying to think but you are having a creative block? Coming so close to tossing it but because you JUST KNOW… Continue reading Why on Earth didn’t I think of this?!?!
Ok...this is a bit more chic than shabby but you get the idea. I can't find the lampshade that I originally had on it. You are probably wondering how I could lose a lampshade but then again you have not seen my stash of lampshades, LOL......... 🙂 This is so easy to make. I collect… Continue reading Shabby chic lamp made by me
Source:http://dreaming-n-color.blogspot.com/2011/05/trash-chandelier-turned-dessert-tray_06.html This also is so adorable and what a great way to use those old outdated brass chandeliers!! Follow the source link and see how this clever lady did this. This blog journey just keeps gettin' better!
Source: http://sewkidz.typepad.com/sewkidz/2010/05/tea-cup-lamp.html This is adorable, especially for a little girls room. I make lamps from old lamp parts and it is really neat to come up with different combinations. One of my fav lamps I have made is a shabby chic lamp which is still in my bedroom. Many parts can be sanded and spray… Continue reading Teacup lamp
http://pinterest.com/momgreen77/repurpose-ideas/ Now this is one fantastic pinterest idea. This lady has made a reuse board and clearly has scoured the web and found some great ideas. You have got to take a look and follow this board. Every day people just amaze me with their creative ideas. Creativity is such a blessing and I think… Continue reading Pinterest
http://www.younghouselove.com/ I could scour the web for hours and hours looking for fresh ideas and blogs and websites pertaining to design, redesign and repurposing. I suppose that is why I went to college in my 30's and got my design degree. Design thrills me like nothing else. Repurposing for the sake of design thrills me… Continue reading Another great example of a family who repurposes
http://repurposeshop.cashandcari.com/ This is a great site to start your new repurposing hobby. Cari is so talented and you can get some great ideas from her site. I love that you can shop but be warned some of the prices are hefty. You can sign up for email alerts and register. Enjoy!
Ok, so...I am not one of those people that hoards stuff by any stretch of the imagination (cept maybe my cats..haha) but I have to say there is nothing more infuriating or tragic than seeing things that clearly can be repurposed sitting on the side of the road for trash! AYYYY! It is positively maddening.… Continue reading So what is a Serendipitous Treasure?