May 2, 2011

Redecorating by Repurposing

Ladders and Suitcases!
This summer is going to be ALL about thrifting!
Garage Sales, Estate Sales, Flea Markets…
here I come!
Here are a few things I’ve found via blog hopping and Pinterest
That have completely inspired me.
(as always… click on the pic to be taken to there spot on the web)
Ready, Set, Scroll!
I’ve seen these shelf ladders in all the big home d├ęcor stores!!
For hundreds of dollars!

ladder
I need this suitcase dresser!
suitcase
A space to hang your laundry, that doesn’t take up space.
BRILLIANT!
ladder1
An animal bed.
OR
An ottoman/foot rest!
suitcase1
This step stool turned side table is a must-do project!
ladder2
A scrappers paradise!
suitcase2
Hang a vintage step stool for instant shelving!
ladder3
This is my favorite! How comfy does it look!!!
I must make one!
edit: for those interested in a tutorial, check out this one.
suitcase3
Ladder turned Wine Rack w/ Chalkboard.
Why didn’t I think of that!
ladder4
Suitcase turned storage table!
A girl can never have enough hidden storage!
suitcase4
Pots & Pans in hands reach @ all times?!
ladder5
Suitcase turned Vanity??
This used to be available thru an Etsy shop… but I can’t find her anymore =/
suitcase5
Are you inspired yet??
If not.. check your pulse and make sure your heart is still beating! ;)
Cause I’m in love.
# kristanlynn
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36 comments:

  1. Leann chevalierMay 2, 2011 at 2:49 AM

    I love, love, love these! Like I said before, interior design with re-sale shopping, estate, and garage sales are my favorite but the antique and country home look in all of the pictures makes this a must do for me this summer :) thanks for sharing :)

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  2. Heart this inspiring post! I love thrifting and I love vintage! Vintage items hold too many untold stories.

    Oh, the picture of scraps paradise is my favourite!

    Dita

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  3. Very inspiring!
    I heart this post, too!!

    Love, love, love the suitcase dresser and chair!

    Best,
    Mary C. Nasser
    http://www.marycnasser.com/blog.html

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  4. Suitcase CHAIR!? That's brilliant! Definitely bookmarking this...

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  5. These are the most creative ideas I've seen for suitcases! Great post!

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  6. WOW ideas I have never thought of!! All of them great ideas!! So creative too! I am your newest follower from the finding new friends blog hop. I am tring to play catch up from the weekend! :) I am one of the hosts! Stopping by to say hi! Hope to see ya on all my blogs :) I have giveaways going on my my grocery game and my Fire butterfly Jewels blog! :)

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  7. Love, love, love these. That suitcase dresser is the bomb!

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  8. The chair is brilliant! And I'd love a ladder hanger in my laundry room! Food for thought...

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  9. Very inspirational. That suitcase dresser is awesome. I also really like the suitcase used for scrapping storage!

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  10. Wow, love a lot of them, especially the shelf ladder:):)

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  11. Wow, that is inspirational! So many awesome things made from such surprising items! I love it!

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  12. wow! i can't pick a favorite. all of these are amazing.

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  13. You have a fantastic blog! Thank you for joining the Finding New Friends Weekend Blog Hop. I'm following you now. I hope you will join us again next weekend!

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  14. I love the use of the suitcase for scrapping! I would have never thought of that. Brilliant!!!

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  15. Thanks so much for posting my laundry room ladder! :-)
    These are all great ideas!!!
    ~Bec

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  16. Amazing. I'm so inspired, and can't wait for garage sales! I want to use the pots and pans rack idea to make a space to hang plants from in my kitchen! Thanks for the ideas and inspiration!

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  17. I came across you through WhipperBerry, looking for inspirations on design ideas for my new...LOVE these! Great inspiration. I hope I can incorporate at least 1 of these ideas :]

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  18. Lovely post! I've mentioned you on my blog post today..

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  19. Hi hi
    A lovely lady called Katie Thompson makes the suitcase chairs - she makes/designs under the name 'recreate' http://www.recreate.za.net/blog She turns loads of discarded items into new and lovely usable items.

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  20. When someone figures out how to create that amazing suitcase chair let me know! I MUST have one!

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  21. If you'd like some basic info on how to create the suitcase chair, send me an email and I'll send you the info. I can't really find any step by step directions... but I have a basic plan on how to make my own.

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  22. Your Blog is TOTALLY AMAZING... LOVE IT ALL! SO VERY CREATIVE!!! LOVING IT~

    Jayne

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  23. Truly inspiring ideas to get those creative juices flowing.

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  24. great post, with so many creative ideas! i looove the suitcase chair!!

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  25. These really are great and the Suitcase chair is just stunning! It took my breath away - I've never seen anything like that before...

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  26. SPECTACULAR!!! Can not wait for the next round of yard sales in my area. I'd love to make the chair and the kitty bed.

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  27. OMG, I love the suitcase turned into a chair or tabletop! Amazing && genius!

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  28. The chair is brilliant! And I'd love a ladder hanger in my laundry room! Food for thought...
    Thanks for post.

    z rest footrest

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  29. I'm pretty impress. You're turning junk ladders to one of a kind art where it can still be utilize at home not as a climbing tool but in a different perspective. I might be using one of your suggestions or ideas that you have on your blog post here.

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  30. What great ideas! Love the chair!

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  31. Thanks for share it is really amazing, i have a lot of free time and i like to do stuff like this, you know this dirty, this doesn't work and i spend almost all afternoon and night doing this stuff and is cool to have good ideas to make new stuff.

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  32. These are amazing ideas! Love it!

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  33. How fun is this stuff? I love the suit case chair, I want one for my photo studio! Thanks for sharing. :)

    Kelly
    http://kastylephotography.net

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  34. Love love love. So glad I found you.

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