Creatively Tuesday #27



First, here is what The Rustic Pig was up to this week…


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I know, it’s horrible!  I ended up having a major anxiety attack over spring break that stressed me out so bad that it threw me into even  more anxiety.  If you want to read more, you can read about it here.


PLEASE Read…Exciting News…

Don’t you just love exciting news?

I know, me too!

One of my favorite things to do is to repurpose or upcycle something.  For example, I turned a vintage ironing board into this vintage ironing board welcome sign!


This repurposed ironing board has been one of my most visited posts on my site!

I thought it would be fun to feature your upcycled, repurposed, or reused creations every Friday!  All you have to do is look for the white button on right side of my blog to submit!  Each feature will feature you, your blog, and your repurposed project.  I won’t share your whole post, but instead include a link back to your blog so you can enjoy all the traffic!  Come back Friday to see our very first feature!


Top Four Links You LOVED the most….


**If you see something you love and would like to pin it to Pinterest, PLEASE go directly to their site and pin from there!  This is just the kind thing to do!!**


Allison, of The Golden Sycamore, went above and beyond when she created her very own industrial side table.  Not only did she show us how to make it, but she added in a crazy tutorial for how she galvanized the metal posts of the table.

The Golden Sycamore: How to Age Galvanized Metal


You loved this Grain Sack Bread Box from The Vintage Estate

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Are you ready for Easter?  I know I am!  How adorable is this Easter Front Porch from Daisy Mae Belle?

Front Porch Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle


My Passion for Decor shared this amazing Pottery Barn Desk Hack!  You MUST check it out!!


You all are GREAT!!!! Thanks so much to everyone who participated!  I love watching this party grow! If you were featured, you can grab a sweet little button:


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Let’s get on with the PARTY!

Here are a few rules to follow…

1. Visit other links.  Comment, comment, comment.  We LOVE comments… please share and then visit at least two!
2.  Want to be super nice?  If you like something you see, go to their website and start PINNING!!!  We all love a little Pinterest love!
3.  Link up to my website.. if you want to!  It is not mandatory to be featured, but it brings in more traffic so more people will see what you’ve been up to!
**By linking up you are allowing me to use your pictures should I decide to feature your post.**


My name is Claire and I am behind the blog... The Rustic Pig. I am a wife, a mother to 2 boys, and I just might be addicted to Craigslist. I love to buy antiques, paint them, and give them a chance to be loved again! Please feel free to pull up a chair and stay for a while. If you ask a question or leave a comment, I will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible!


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Texas gal, wife, mother to 2 boys, author behind the blog The Rustic Pig, business owner, antique lover, and Christ follower!

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  1. A week of nothing can be a good thing! Anxiety is a bad thing! Thanks for hosting! And, for including my front porch in your features! Life to the full, Melissa
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  2. Thanks for hosting, Claire!
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  3. Oh Claire…..I’m giving you a great big hug right now. Gonna squeeze those worries right out of you. 🙁
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  4. WOW…now that is one cute ironing board!!! Thanks for hosting the party.


  5. Thanks for hosting Claire!
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  6. We all need a week of nothing once in a while and with the way the crazy weather has been, who can blame you? I’m in panic mode right now trying to get all the DIY/hoarding stuff put away for the holiday and yet I’m still trying to get projects done for a show I have in less than 3 weeks. p.s. I’m gonna copy that ironing board idea – it’s too darling not too! 😉
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  7. Thanks so much for hosting Claire!
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  8. Hi Claire,
    Sorry to hear about your battle with anxiety. Hope you are feeling better soon. Taking time to ‘do nothing’ is a need we all share. Thanks for hosting the party. I have linked up my Spring Mantel and look forward to visiting some of the other links.
    Wishing you Peace,
    Pieced Pastimes
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  9. Thanks so much for hosting! And it’s no wonder that is your most popular post, it’s darling!!

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  10. Hi Claire, deep breath, carry on and you did, thank you for hosting.
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  11. Hi Claire, so glad you held your linky party this week. Its a fresh week, sunshine wishes for you.
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  12. Thank you so much for hosting!! I can relate to your anxiety! Thank goodness I am on Spring Break this week. Hope you have a wonderful week and a Happy Easter!
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  13. Claire, thanks for hosting! 🙂
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  14. I’m late to the party! Thank you for hosting, Claire.
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  15. Thanks so much for hosting! Hope you are having a terrific week!


  16. So sorry for your week:( Sending you a big virtual hug. Thanks for hosting and love the galvanized metal table.
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  17. Thanks for another party Claire! Hope you’re having a good (and stress free) day! 🙂
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  18. You pull in some amazing talent to your party! Wish I had something to link up, but l’m mid-project on each thing!! I love that iron board, and I’m excited for your new UPCYCLE announcement!
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