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I love gift-wrap and I also love anything and everything having to do with typefaces. So it is no surprise to me that I have had my eye on this vintage typographer gift-wrap ever since Emily over at Jones Design Company posted about it as well as many other pretty papers she uses. I wanted to find a way I could use this gift-wrap where I could enjoy the pattern in my daily life instead of only wrapping gifts with it and giving it away. When I started to update my guest room I got an idea on how I could incorporate it into the room. The gift-wrap comes in 20” x 28” sheets that cost $4.00 each. I needed 3 to cover the top of my dresser and the drawer pulls.
Here are clever ideas to make life easier. To see the complete list of 25 go here . You can pin the pics directly to Pinterest by hovering your mouse over the pic then clicking the “pin it”! Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com
Update a Table Incorporating retro accents into your home is as easy as pulling in one focal piece. This refurbished table blends old and new with fresh white paint and a granite top.
It's quite a blessing that there are so many creative and innovative ways to store things in the kitchen. With a fresh take and a will to repurpose, you can create an eclectic, functional kitchen space with a variety of different elements—some of which you never thought would end up in the kitchen! So, what kinds of things can be reused for kitchen storage? For utensil storage: For linens: For a kitchen island:
Vintage Crates Turned Shelves There's nothing we like better than seeing something creatively repurposed into something else—particularly if that 'something else' is storage-related. Here are some great ideas to get your creative juices flowing, including a drum shell turned into an ottoman and an old window shutter upcycled into a mail carrier… Shown above the jump: TOP ROW 1 Vintage Crates Turned Shelves 2 Rafters Used as Book Storage 3 Drum Shells Turned Circular Seating Storage 4 Old Tea Boxes Turned Ribbon Storage 5 Wine Crates Turned Planters
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