The Family Table Gets a Second Chance

farmhouse-table-before

This counter height farmhouse table was one of the first furniture purchases Kristy from The Diary of Dave’s Wife ever made. Over the years it’s been used and slightly abused. Since she still loved the table, Kristy decided to give it a new lease on life with a makeover.

{…Read More…}

Chair Revival

nasty-curbside-chair

Stacy and Eric blog at Anastasia Vintage (click over to read the very cool story behind their blog name). A Craigslist curb alert led them to this chair….which had definitely seen better days.

{…Read More…}

New Look for a Nightstand

old-nightstand

Kristi of My Weekly Habit tells us, “I had a sturdy but dated nightstand that was given to me by my mother-in-law as part of a set for our spare bedroom. When I changed our spare bedroom over to an office, I had some homeless furniture.” Instead of kicking it to the curb, Kristi decided to give it a makeover.

{…Read More…}

Stumped? Try Gold

tree-stumps

Over at Thrifty & Chic, Alicia shares her love of tree stump furniture, saying, “It’s a great conversation piece. And they are cheap! The cheapest piece of furniture I own.”

{…Read More…}

Beachy Pallet Project

pallets-starfish

“My sweet and amazing husband surprised me with some pallets out in our garage,” says Courtney fondly at Crafts By Courtney. “Who needs flowers when you get a pile of pallets to craft with!” Who indeed? Courtney’s first project was to add a little bit of the beach to her Florida home.

{…Read More…}

Broken Dresser Lives Again

broken-dresser

Karen spotted this broken dresser on one of her tree lawn hunts for furniture. Despite it’s poor condition, she brought it home for a makeover, and tells us all about it at The Salvaged Boutique.

{…Read More…}

High Style Halloween

scrap-wood-boo-sign-supplies

At her blog One O, Chiara tells us that she wanted to create some Halloween decor that would fit her personal style. Her requirements, she explains, included “something that has a nordic geometric touch and feel. Something not too spooky or horrific but pretty more cute and stylish.” If that sounds like a tall order, then you must read on to see how Chiara made it happen.

{…Read More…}

Scrap Wood Fall Banner

scrap-molding-cuts

At Thistlewood Farms, KariAnne has a Fall decor project that only takes a few minutes to make and uses up your scrap pieces of molding. What could be simpler or more convenient?

{…Read More…}