Glazed Accent Table

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Amy from Junque Chic 5 found this table at her local thrift store. I really like the interesting octagon shape of the table and base and all the detail work. Can you believe that base is actually made of plastic though? After a thorough scrubbing, Amy primed and painted the table. She then applied a {…Read More…}

Painted China Cabinet

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Jill from A Bean’s Life was lucky to score this china cabinet from a co-worker who was cleaning out his garage. As a first-time homeowner, she’s always looking for furniture that would be a fun addition to her home. Jill had never painted furniture before but had seen many painted pieces that turned out beautifully. {…Read More…}

Decorative Chalkboard

Tammi from Eleventh House found this wood piece leaning on a wall in the thrift store. She asked about and was told she could have it for only two bucks. Score! Tammi wasn’t really sure what it was originally but knew exactly what she had in store for it. When Tammi was a child, one {…Read More…}

Distressed Candlesticks

Heather from Larissa Hill Designs was looking at an online catalog when she found a set of distressed candlesticks. She knew instantly that she needed to transform her current trio of black wooden candlesticks and give them a new softer look. With some sanding and layers of gold, cream, and blue paint, Heather easily achieved {…Read More…}

Bottle Cap Mobile

While browsing online I stumbled upon a neat repurpose for bottle caps from Pia Chaib on flickr. This is especially great if you are an avid drinker of beverages with metal bottle caps or know someone else who is and wouldn’t mind starting a stash for you.   The caps make a cool, artsy mobile {…Read More…}

Blue Painted Dresser

Jessica from Décor Adventures found this dresser only three houses down on her very own street. Jessica was thrilled to score such a find so close to home and happily hauled it home to give it some love. I love that the dresser has really clean lines but a few curves and details that give {…Read More…}

Stenciled End Table

Amy from Junque Chic 5 received this table that had been sitting in her mother’s garage for nearly 20 years. Amy’s dad dug it out knowing that she could do something with it despite its rough condition. Amy refabbed the table with a chocolate brown paint and her very favorite shade of candy apple green. {…Read More…}

Etched Glass Spice Bottles

Maybe you’ve noticed glass bottles of a favorite product piling up in your recycling bin week after week. This was the case for WUVIE at Instructables, who likes to relax at the end of the week with a bottled Starbucks Frappuccino. When WUVIE saw that she had quite the collection of these bottles, she decided {…Read More…}