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Catch as Catch Can 81

Right off the bat I need to apologize if you had difficulty linking back last week.  I had pasted the wrong url in to Linky tools.  I’m very sorry.

There were a lot of great tutorials linked up, and some great pieces that give me inspiration.

baby oil = goo gone substitute

Baby Oil to the rescue!

make a nightstand look like a chest

Side table turned cute numbered chest


bench & wood trim make privacy screen

unwanted bench, bits and pieces make a great privacy storage unit


remove broken drawer-add legs

Removing the third (bottom drawer) adding legs and moving around the trim turned this nightmare into a dream


kids chalkboard table animated with chalk

Chalkboard table with chalk highlights “sealed” for longevity. clever!

Your Favorite:

tint bottles blue with mod podge

Blue tinted bottles tutorial (food coloring & Mod Podge)

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A teacher at heart, Gail relishes the chance not to show off her projects, but to help others find their inner handywoman, step-by-step. Her blog, MyRepurposedLife.com, chronicles her scrap-saving adventures and has been featured on countless DIY magazines and websites, including Women’s Day, Design*Sponge and Apartment Therapy. She is a longtime influencer for both Krylon spray paint and Gorrilla Glue. With a tribe of more than 400,000 followers, Gail is inspiring a new generation of DIYers to pick up some tools and get to work.
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  1. Oh, shoot, I had the perfect project.

    Every piece of it has a history.


  2. Lots of great things here!! I keep checking back for more!! Ü

  3. Thanks a bunch for hosting today’s party. Have a great weekend!

  4. Hi, I’m having difficulty with Linky Tools not recognizing the (text) back link in my post… http://aheartfulhome.blogspot.com/2012/07/diy-seashell-topiary.html
    I made sure it links to the correct address (http://www.myrepurposedlife.net), and is directly in the text of the post (not in the footer or sidebar).Any other suggestions? :) Thanks!

  5. Thank you for hosting, Gail;)
    Lovely greetings…


  6. Hey Gail, Thx for featuring my secretary save. I’m off to check out some of this weeks link ups.
    Kristy @ 4 the love of WOOD

  7. Thanks for hosting this party! Now I’m off to check out the other submissions! :)

  8. Good Morning! I finally took the plunge and started making my own Simple, Homemade butter (#51). It was pretty easy to do and tastes fantastic. Have a good morning and thanks for hosting the party again!

  9. Gail, thank you SO much for featuring my chalkboard side table! I look forward to your linky every week, and you know I’m a big fan of your blog, so it’s a special honor to be highlighted here! Thank you! Have a wonderful weekend!
    XO, Barbara @ Chase the Star :)

  10. What great features this week! Can’t believe you chose my chest! Such great company!! Thank you!!

  11. Gail, THANKS so much for featuring my Privacy Wall/Storage Bench! I’m honored!

  12. All great projects. Thanks!

  13. WAHOO!!! excited to have something to share this week! :)

  14. Hi Gail,

    Those are beautiful features. Thanks for hosting the party.


  15. Love the features and I’m going to check out the goo substitute now!

  16. Nice features. Thanks for hosting the party!


  17. Wow, I was so surprised to see my bottle of baby oil when I clicked over! Thanks for the feature! Wishing you a great weekend!

  18. Thanks Gail for hosting a great party :-)

  19. How awesome is this to be feature on such an awesome blog… not only that but I was a FAVORITE?!?!?! I am super pumped, such a great way to start my weekend. Thanks Gail!!!

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