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View Poll Results: Do you like to work on "trash to treasure" projects?
Yes! I love to work on projects like this 15 50.00%
Nope, I'm not really interested in this 5 16.67%
I'd like to try it but I'm not really sure where to begin 3 10.00%
I'd like to work on projects like this but I don't have the time to do it 4 13.33%
I don't really have the forsight to turn trash into treasures 2 6.67%
other.... 1 3.33%
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Old 06-24-2009, 08:43 AM
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Anna that is so cute!!! I could kick myself cuz I threw an old jewelry box like that away! That would make a nice gift for a little girl. Thanks for the link

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Here is a trash to treasure item I saw today while going through Craigslist Arts and Crafts section. How imaginative! It's a old jewelry box that they converted into a doll armoire.

http://columbus.craigslist.org/art/1235242356.html

Anna
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:27 AM
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That is so cute!!! What little girl wouldn't love it?
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Old 06-24-2009, 02:26 PM
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Oh I agree, just darling and something that might have ended up in the trash.

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Old 06-24-2009, 05:26 PM
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Charlotte - I tell my kids they can only take the camaro to the prom if they have straight A's and no missed days of school - so I don't have to worry about them taking it. LOL. We have classic plates on ours, so it can't be driven much. Have fun with the mustang!

Anna, love that jewelry project, thanks for sharing
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Old 10-01-2010, 05:24 PM
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I had pears way up in the tree that I couldn't reach and didn't want to just shake the tree and bruise them. So..... we took a piece of conduit (1") size about 10 foot long and screwed a one gallon empty and clean food can to it. Put some foam rubber in the bottom of the can and I now have a "fruit picker" without having to go buy anything! Yeah!
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Old 10-01-2010, 05:29 PM
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:49 AM
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Ahhh, this is definitely right up my alley....I love trash to treasures and have many craft books on this subject....have done some but after 5 yrs of hiatus in crafting...I have every intention to get back into my crafting this winter...I have a huge craft room that is yelling at me to get items made for Christmas!
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Old 10-02-2010, 10:26 AM
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myan, I am soooo jealous!!! I would kill for a craft room!
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Old 10-03-2010, 06:51 AM
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