Trash to Treasure Tuesday

Happy Tuesday morning! 


Okay, I’ll tell you.

It’s Trash to Treasure Tuesday, and I actually have a PROJECT to share!!

Can you believe it? 

It’s been so long, I kinda forgot how to post a project.  I totally forgot the BEFORE pictures, so you’ll have to use your imagination…

The whole story started with these eight12x12 canvases that I used for wall art.  I covered them in scrapbook paper to match the ugly wall color in our family room.  When I finally changed the wall color,  I reused four of them to spell this:

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The rest of the canvases have been sitting in my basement collecting dust, until this weekend when I got suddenly REALLY tired of my plain white tile backsplash in the kitchen. 

Like, REALLY tired. 

I’m also really tired of trying to manage all of the small slips of paper in our house that seem to have important information on them.  So I made these:

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I covered right over the scrapbook papered canvases with drop cloth fabric and my glue gun.  I used some letter stamps and black fabric paint to add some lettered cuteness. 

They are hung on the wall with 3M picture hanging thingies.  Those are some fabulous thingies, let me tell you.

That’s it, I DID IT!  I managed to catch up the laundry, dust, vacuum AND do a project this weekend!  And no one starved in the process.  Woohoo!

Link up those projects, I can’t wait to see them!

Trash to Treasure Tuesday Participants

1. wheatgrass tin decor
2. Mirror mirror on the wall…
3. Easy Curtain Updating
4. Springing the Tiki Platter
5. Spring is for the Birds
6. It’s so Zen
7. ~DIY Jute Balls~
8. Crepe Party Streamer Ruffles {wall art}
9. Black and White Table @ junkblossoms
10. Add Character to Your Ceilings
11. FREE ORGANIZATION!! @ notes from the heartland
12. Condo Blues – Prince of Wails Onsie
13. Musical Lampshade
14. Two Graphic Tables at Primitive & Proper
15. Window Wall Art @ lemon tree creations
16. Cupboard@Impatientlyprayingforpatience
17. Della @ Della Grace’s Life
18. HowToOrgBlogPartyButtons
19. Jewelry Caddy/Organizer @ Cap Creations
20. $2 trash to treasure
21. finders keepers
22. Funky Denim Tassels
23. Bird Cage & Treasures
24. Amanda @ Imperfectly Beautifu
25. THE COUNTRY CHIC COTTAGE Thread and Needle Organizer
26. Refinishing an Heirloom
27. $10 dresser
28. Fun Jute n’ Shell Napkin Rings…Jane @ Finding Fabulous
29. Frugal w/a Flourish – Free DIY Custom Napkin Rings
30. Beaded Plant Hangers @ Embellished Bayou
31. Lampshade Tutorial using burlap and felt @ RedberryBarn
32. Faux painted patio
33. Birdy decor & new link party
34. Junk Bench Transformation
35. cheese cloche
36. nest holder
37. Inexpensive Wall Art
38. PB Finial
39. Glass Apple Candlestick
40. Round Photo Magnets
41. My Bathroom Remodel
42. Patio Chair Re-do And A Giveaway!
43. Easy Girly T-Shirt Resize Tutorial @ HLH
44. DECORATIVE FAN -a little bit of everything
45. Molly Hanna Necklace DIY
46. Flower Hair Clippies @ Crafty Crafts
47. Fairy Bower
48. Fabulously flawed
49. The dolls take charge!
50. DHM, ? to pot-rack, to plant hanger
51. Purse Revamp
52. new CREDENZA!
53. Yoli ~ Apron Senorita
54. Pot/Pan Lid rack to Magazine Rack @ Rob’s World
55. Plate Mural @ Meet Virginia!!
56. Furniture stripper how to
57. Back in time, bench
58. tatertots & jello {Colorful Silhouettes Tutorial}
59. DIY Cloche
60. Extreme Jewelry Organizer
61. Flower Magnets and Memo Board
62. Ribbon Rosette Earring
63. Easy Summer Dress TUTORIAL!!!
64. Bakerella for a Day!!!
65. Hiding computer cables
66. Lamp Redos for cheap!
67. Erin @ Lemon Tree Creations-Pearl Blossom Plaque
68. Sandy@Life Began in A Garden
69. Giant Ruler Growth Chart
70. Old Windows-Messaging Center
71. How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet
72. chalkboard night stand by Rose
73. Paris Paper Art
74. Red Bull and Match book
75. stud muffin idea-CUTE!
76. Clean Mama -2 Painted Chairs
77. *The Painted Home*Trash Can Stand
78. Kitchen Canister Re-DO!
79. RETRO Rocking Chair Makeover!
80. Old World Lamp Make-Over @ Strictly Homemade
81. Scrapbook Borders@ Sparta Savings
82. Studio Progress @ la maison LaFortune
83. DIY Tutu
85. Itty Bitty Chair Makeover
86. Songbirdtiff-growing herbs inside
87. PotholesandPantyhose-Vintage Stereo Cabinet REDO
88. Flower Stem Applique from T-Shirts Tut
89. freecyclepillows@SP&C
90. Goodwill Rehab @ TOTEally Posh!
91. TP Gift Boxes
92. Felt Flash Cards Tutorial @ Sew Much Ado
93. Trunk Redo
94. Frugal Homemaking – Recycled Hymn Page Coasters
95. Build a Floor Mirror, Fast and Cheap! @ Remodelaholic
96. Bead Board Photo Frame
97. Charm of the Carolines
98. Charm of the%2
99. car roll up
100. spiderman gift boxes
101. PB knock off cork board
102. PB knock off typewriter art
103. Memo board from a door
104. $3 Candlesticks!
106. Flowered Collar
107. Ribbon Pearl Bracelet
108. Two pieces of trash to treasure
109. B @ Sweet Limes Fancy Dress
110. Mrs Dietitian
111. family sign turned wire picture holder
112. It’s only the hallway-redo
113. Fabric flower tutorial
114. dresser turned entry table @ {show & tell}
115. Dr. Seuss birthday party, food and decorations!
116. A Face Bracelet
117. Apron Under An Hour
118. Upcycle Morton Salt Can And DIY Clay Mosaic Tutorial
119. Tea Cup Bird Feeder @ Cap Creations
120. Amped Up Revamp & Giveaway@TheThriftress
121. KelleysFamilyJewels
122. Travelin’ Shroom
123. Another Lamp Redo
124. ~Forest Fairy Clothespin Dolls~
125. Galvanized Table
126. Playroom addition
127. Vintage Chairs
128. Button Earrings and a GIVEAWAY @ GET CRAFTIN
129. Whimsical Owl Cabinet
130. Doorknob Makeover
131. Mothers Day Craft @ somewhat simple
132. Mothers Day Ideas @ somewhat simple
133. Trash 2 Treasure Decorating – Faux finished outdated pine furniture
134. Dumpster Diving Find Makeover
135. DIY guest room rack @ Two Nuts in a Shell
136. DIY Tall Paper Holder
137. Eclectic Dresser/Mirror Re-Do @ Twice Lovely
138. MYO jean beads bag Busy as a Bee in Paris
139. Portable Growth Chart
140. Upcycled Table is Now a Kitchen Island
141. Decorating with vintage Maps
142. Framed Monogram
143. Photo on the Ceiling?
144. Make a Dog Bed for Free
145. Altered Jeans Tutorials @ Blessings Overflowing
146. trash turned treasure@widdlebugs
147. 70 Cents Lamp Revamp
148. DIY sock drawer organizer @ GoldilocksCreations
149. personalized ribbon
150. painting crisp lines
151. Mosaic Keychain Holder – Tutorial
152. look for less @ a little lovely
153. Chickadee-Doo
154. Placemat into Pillow – Ramblings from the Sunshine State
155. *** Daisies Bouquet: Free Crochet Pattern ***
156. Bar@SailingSimply
157. TruLY FROM TrasH to treasure
158. Elaine
159. Photo Art
160. tatertots & jello {Spring Sweater Redo — Part 2}
161. tatertots & jello {Polka Dot Rubber Tutorial{
162. tatertots & jello {Polka Dot RUNNER tutorial}
163. So Lovely Creations – Mothers Day Gift Idea
164. Framed art @ LOVESTITCHED
165. Kerri
166. Canister Redo

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51 thoughts on “Trash to Treasure Tuesday

  1. Thanks for hosting! What a great idea covering those with drop cloth. It was a nice touch to put the words in a corner instead of in the middle. I love that!

  2. thanks for hosting – and i love that we are able to post the night before – so nice to be planned ahead! love coming back to see all of the fun on tuesday!

  3. Love this idea of your canvas wall art for organizing loose papers and notes! I’m a neat freak and hate having loose papers everywhere. I may have to try this one day!

  4. Those look so cute. How do you stick stuff to them? With thumb tacks? Or is it magnet? Glad you got back to normal this weekend. I always figure if the kids are smiling, fed and bathed and I got one project done it was a successful day.

  5. It is so hard to keep track of all those papers! Mine are currently in a grocery bag…awesome organization huh?! Needless to say this is a great idea!

    Thanks for hosting the party!

  6. Hi Kimm!

    Thanks for hosting such a fun party each week! Hey, I messed up the spelling on #161, so can you delete it? I reentered it for #162. Sorry!


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