Classic Style Using Authentic Treasures

It's all about living an AUTHENTIC life, being true to who we are and finding beauty and inspiration in our daily surroundings. Decorating our homes with found items and antique and vintage treasures, we create a personal ~ classic style ~ that defines who we are!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Brilliant Creativity in Re-Purposing

The term to me is synonymous with

I love those Ah Ha moments when 
I read about clever ideas turned in to useful new items!

 I often times sit in awe of the
 brilliance one must possess in order to be so creative.

Simplicity in thought but so useful!

Stacked Bench Shelving


An extra plus when using 
a vintage item for modern day use! 

Printer's Drawer turned Jewelry Organizer

Necessity is the Mother of Invention!

Scrub Brush Organizer

Cotton Ball Whimsy!

 Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder!
Cog Headboard

Organization via Shower Hooks!

Bright Ideas!

 Pop Art ~ Milk Crate Chandelier

Oh So Charming!

Horse Carriage Seat to Hall Bench

Suitcase Seat!

Recycled Newspaper Furniture

Blanket Chest Office Storage

Artful Crutches and Bike Parts Stool

Garden Hose Seating

Cool Hunting Green

Rustic Charm

Book Smart and Savvy Creativity!

Industrial Glamor!

Have you Re-Purposed anything lately?

Think twice about what you throw out,
you may be able to create the next great gadget~
we all can't live without!

Live Your AUTHENTIC LIFE ~ Be the REAL You!




Mona Kay Gorman said...

These are all GENIUS!! and so visually appealing too...

LP aka A Crafty Southern Chick said...

This is a gorgeous blog post! I mean, really really pretty. Love the things you featured, I want to make, oh, ALL of them!!! :)

Martha at Authentica said...

Mona and LP!
Thanks so much! There's just something about seeing items used in a completely different way! Its very inspiring! :) I love finding them and reading about them!

LaPouyette said...

Actually I,m repurpasing things permanently, it is a task and feeds my creative 'hunger'.

Love the look of the scrub brush organizer, brilliant idea! Just wonder if it is also practical for daily life???

Very nice and interesting post!