Before you stow grandpa’s childhood dresser away in the attic, or toss her tea set in the donate pile, check out these clever new uses for old things.
Clever New Uses for Old Things
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Here are a few of my favorites.
It was love at first sight when I saw this charming ship helm turned into a front door wreath.
Buy you a drink? This trendy little outdoor bar had a former life as a sewing table.
So many vintage treasures went into creating this potting bench turned outdoor kitchen.
I even salvaged the lid to my husband’s childhood toy box when building this potting bench.
If it weren’t for repurposed and reused furniture, my home would still be an empty house. Instead, it’s filled with inherited, hand-me-down, and thrifted pieces that help tell our story, as homes should.
Speaking of which, I’m partnering with two like-minded colleagues to share more about this way of life.
Meet Susan from Living Rich on Less
Susan is serious about creating a home on a dime, chocolate and cheese. 🙂 But more than being thrifty, Susan has set out to edit her life to make room for the people and things she cares about most.
and Cristin from Eve of Reduction.
Cristin is also an author, who recently published her book, Live Simple, Free and Happy. This is a DIY lifestyle book that gives you tips for taking control of your time, money and home. It also includes several step-by-step upcycling projects.
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