Raiding the bag sales

It’s almost irresistible, isn’t it? The Bag Sale your favorite consignment, resale or thrift shop is planning to hold soon?

No?

You say you can never figure out which bargains to snag, that you end up not knowing what deals to stuff in you bag? That there’s so much choice, you don’t know what to grab?

Well, Auntie Kate is here with some inspiring ideas on what to do with those $5, $10, $20 a bag bargains.

Go!

Make a upcycled t-shirt dress

Click for directions: and who says it can’t be adult-size?

Designer Gary Harvey used 42 pairs of jeans!

Designer Gary Harvey used 42 pairs of jeans to make this ballgown: that’s a lot of bags he bought at the Bag Sale!!

Tea cups become an herb garden

You know you’ve wanted to start a kitchen herb garden. Now you have motivation!

Old belts become a footstool!

Old belts become a footstool! Click for 150+ more ideas from HowToConsign on Using Your Found Treasures

Grab 6-10 books that "speak" to you or a loved one, and turn them into a reading lamp!

Grab 6-10 books that “speak” to you or a loved one, and turn them into a reading lamp!

Need some more inspiration?

Follow the Using your Found Treasures idea board (and more!) on HowToConsign’s Pinterest

Each photo links to its originator if I could find them (or if you really need instructions), but here they all are again, with many thanks from HowToConsign.com!
http://www.iammommahearmeroar.net/2010/11/upcycled-t-shirt-dress.html

http://www.hgtv.com/accessories/stacked-books-table-lamp/index.html

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