Trash to Treasure | Tutorials

Recovered Lampshades

They was Ugly! Usually I try to give you a shot of the after, then I show the before. With this project I thought I’d show you what I started with and get the embarrassment out of the way. This shade is one of a pair that I have in my living room. It is […]

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Crochet | Easter | Tutorials

Crocheted Egg Pattern

Whew! I’m exhausted. Like a lot of bloggers that I follow, I’ve been working on a little spring cleaning. Ironically we are expecting a blizzard for the next few days. Go figure… This crocheted egg pattern stitches up quickly and uses a “real” fake plastic Easter egg for the inside form. The egg is made […]

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Painting | Trash to Treasure

Sewing Table To End Table

It’s been a while since I painted some furniture and I was starting to feel withdrawal. This old sewing table was the perfect project for my painting fix. I’ve had it a few years. It was a yard sale steal for $5. It still had the sewing machine inside, but it didn’t work anymore and […]

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Crochet | Easter | FaveCrafts | Tutorials

Crocheted Chick Tutorial

Enjoy an evening of relaxing crochet while whipping up a chattering of stuffed baby chicks. You can add a yarn loop for hanging, or leave as is for a child’s stuffie toy. Make up several to use as Easter or spring decor, or fill a basket for a baby shower gift. Abbreviations: ch = chain […]

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Etsy | Sewing | Trash to Treasure | Tutorials

Padded Envelope Tutorial

Every time I go to the post office to mail an Etsy order I get comments on my packaging. More specifically, my padded envelopes. They seem to love them, although I haven’t heard any feedback from customers. Hmm… Since my blog and online business name is Restyled Junk, I try to carry that through to […]

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