Swap It Like It’s Hot

My friend Charlotte at Ciburbanity is hosting a fun challenge this week, Swap It Like Its Hot!

Each of us sent some thrifted items to another blogger to be made over. For this challenge I was given these thrifted items from Karen at A Year of Serendipity:

 

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Pretty tricky, huh?

I was originally thinking of making something with the wooden circle piece, but my 3 year old thought it was the coolest “wheel” ever and hid it somewhere.  So we’ll get to that piece eventually. Instead, I used the faux leather pieces to make this sweet banner:

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Love one another.

Show them love even if they’re throwing a temper tantrum or not listening. Be mindful of your actions online and in real life. Smile at strangers and be kind to those you meet. All good things I should need to be doing. :)

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I have this little banner near the front door and it’s a great reminder as we head out the door.

I used my Cricut to cut vinyl letters and attached them to the banner. I cut a wooden dowel to size, went over it with some teak oil, hot glued the banner to the dowel, and hung the banner with some twine.

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Be sure to check out the next gal on the stop, my friend Caitlin at Desert Domicle! Here’s what I sent her:

Dun, dun, DUN!

Tune in all week to see the crazy items this talented group of bloggers has been making over! Search the hashtag #swapitlikeitshot on social media to follow along with all the fun or check out our Pinterest Board.

MONDAY

MONDAY #swap

That’s My Letter// DIY On the Cheap // Run To Radiance // The Gathered Home

 Two Thirty Five Designs // Chaotically Creative // Decor Adventures

Homemade By Carmonaa

TUESDAY

TUESDAY #Swap

Thoughts From Alice // Reinvented // Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer

Restoration Redoux // Always Never Done // I Am a Homemaker

Black and White Obsession // Windgate Lane

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday #Swap

Town and Country Living // brepurposed // The Charming Farmer //58 Water Street

Designer Trapped In A Lawyer’s Body // Year of Serendipity

White House Black Shutters // Desert Domicile

THURSDAY

THURSDAY #Swap

Two Purple Couches // Like A Saturday // Finding Silver Pennies

Artsy Chicks Rule //   Something to Be Found // Shades of Blue Interiors

Simple Designing // Our Southern Home

FRIDAY

FRIDAY #swap

Evey’s Creations // Dragonfly and Lilypads // Weekend Craft // Ciburbanity

A Designer At Home // Polished Habitat // Blue i Style

Addicted 2 DIY

Comments

  1. says

    Love your banner. I’ve been wanting to make one of my own because they are so versatile and I can make one for every season, but I also could put something crazy on there and just keep it up all year!

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