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Monday, July 20, 2009

The winner is Kara with Creations by Kara!

We have a winner!  Kara with Creations by Kara has won the pre-made template from The Design Girl!  While there, I found a few fun photos and usually warrant a little squeal………because most of what I’m going to show you are all her before and afters.  She’s brilliant.  Even I would have walked past a few of these items in their before condition.  ent center 001 

Seriously do we not see these old computer desks EVERYWHERE?  Since she’s in Utah, she probably picked it up at the local  DI……that’s Good Will to the rest of the Nation.  I think she did a brilliant job in creating a wonderful storage area.  And it’s CUTE! 

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Do I even need to say anything about this piece below?  She saw the beauty…..somewhere.

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Oh……hello gorgeous!  See didn’t I tell you…….she’s brilliant!

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OK, I understand the need for plastic flower pots….they don’t break and they keep your plants moist longer…….but you know what?  Most are UGLY!  There I said it………hate me if you want……but they are. 

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But I do like a painted plastic one!  So nice looking don’t you think.  I don’t hate it anymore.

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What do you get when you put together one ugly gold plate rack……..again a dime a dozen at GoodWill…….

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Add a few frames you can pick up at your local WalMart.

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Add a couple of antique looking keys….and what do you get?

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You get an updated piece of wall decor for your house!  Brilliant!

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She’s got alot of fun ideas on her blog.  Go see her.  Check out her blog design NOW, because it’s going to be even better soon! 

Thanks for entering everyone!


Sandy Toes said...

Oh my word...amazing.
sandy toe

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh, I can't believe I won! I am so excited I think I just peed my pants and had a heart attack at the same time. Thank you so much, I can't even believe it!

Jacqueline said...

Wow those are awesome!

Mommyto3andahusky said...

wow! Awesome transformations!

marie said...

Very impressive makeovers!

Torie Jayne said...

Great makeovers, such creativity!

meg duerksen said...

she's a keeper kim!
love the black paint....covers all sins.

beccy said...

Well done Kara! You have some great stuff on your website :)

Gwen said...

Kara does great work! Stunning transformations.

Girl with the Curlz said...

What a great job. I am totally inspired. Bring on the paint.

Lizzy said...

CONGRATS KARA! You are a blessing to us DIY!!!


Mary said...

I have to say, I just found your blog & am in LOVE. Because, I LOVE to find old crappy furniture & spice it up into something pretty. My husband is a med student so we seem to always be short on funds, so it is a great hobby for me, since it's usually pretty inexpensive. I will definitely be checking back frequently to get more inspiration!

The Redhead Riter said...

Wow, I really love all of them. My daughter collects keys like that, so I will have to show her this idea.

Half way there....Enjoy your Wednesday !

Mandi said...

I'm inspired every.single.time. I visit this blog. Thanks for all the work you do finding other great blogs to visit.

Robin said...

These projects are all amazing. Going to have a look around!
Have a happy day~
All Things Heart and Home

Mad Mom said...

Phenomenal! I'm a newbie visitor and LOVE the creative tips! I want to follow but for some reason the "followers" buttons on blogspot haven't been working. Keep up the great blogging! Congrats Creations by Kara! Awesome!

Jessica said...

Love your blog, thanks for sharing all of this great inspiration!

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