April 22, 2012

Sweet Inspiration - Earth Day + Repurposed Home Decor


Love this Chevron Recycled Wood Planter box by 91204!

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -- Margaret Mead

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Chevron Planters with Recycled Wood by 91204

If you have been following lately, you have noticed I have had several posts on repurposing.  This is such a hot and fun trend right now and perfect for EARTH DAY! 

By repurposing we help save unwanted items from going to the landfill, and we get save some green ($$) while we are at it!

Here are some beautiful projects I have been inspired by!  I hope they will bring inspiration to you.

 Library card file turned into console table with pin legs and mirror top | styled by Emily Henderson          

Stunning Repurposed Backdrop by Time Worn Interiors

Old Doors as a Headboard in this Shabby Chic room by Anne Wisniewski

Reused window for Picture Display by Funky Junk Interiors

and Finally...get the Kids Inspired!

I love this cute Free Printable Tree Planting Kit by Chickabug

Do you have a favorite?   Have you created something from something old or repurposed something?  I would love for you to share with us!



Heather - Chickabug said...

Thank you for sharing my printable kit!! I have to say I love the quote you Margaret Mead that you chose, it's one of my favorites : )

Pixel Berry Pie said...

These ideas are just fantastic. I love those chevron planters!

the Sweetest Memory said...

Heather - So glad you stopped by! I just had to share your printable kit. Any kid would be so proud to do this! Thank you for your kind words. Kari

the Sweetest Memory said...

Pixel Berry- Thank you so much for stopping by! Aren't the chevron planters amazing?

Jenny said...

I love those chevron planters! I am your newest follower from the Networking Blog Hop! I would love if you would check out my blog and if you like what you see please follow back :)
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Lindsey Cazac said...

Hi! I'm your newest follower and co-host of this month's blog hop. Thanks so much for joining in on the fun :) I'm looking forward to getting you know you better!

I love those chevron planters!!

STF said...

Great ideas. Love the chevron planters, and the Printable Tree Planting Kit for the kids is really nice-so important that they are involved and feel 'ownership' in the projects.

the Sweetest Memory said...

STF - Thank you so much for stopping by! Love all the repurposed things too! The chevron planters are amazing!