Off The Shelf: Found Item Remakes

Spending time flipping through DIY books is the old-fashioned version of Pinterest.  Just looking at all of the creative ideas gives you a little non-medicated high, even if you don't end up making anything!  (That said, we do encourage you to make something, anything, whenever possible to get an even bigger buzz).  What often happens, though, is that your brain stores away some of these ideas and then when you're out thrifting, your eye is drawn to a particular item, an image from the book pops in your head, and you happen to have a rare free weekend when you can put it all together!  Here are our favorite picks to inspire a found-object-remake: