Over at Crafty in Crosby, Jeanette had been searching high and low for just the right size piece of furniture that she could use for extra storage in her home. Her search turned up nothing….until the neighbors put out this old chest of drawers (without any drawers) on trash day. “It didn’t have any drawers and several of the supports were loose, but it had a beautiful curving apron and was the perfect size for our little loft upstairs,” says Jeanette.
At her blog, What Rose Knows, Rose share a tutorial for a pretty authentic looking witch’s broom. Authentic enough that you’d think Rose waited around last Halloween to snag one from a passing witch! All kidding aside, she was able to put this together for free using materials from nature.
I love this wreath made by Desiree of The 36th Avenue. Not only is it a lovely piece of Autumn decor, it’s made from upcycled materials!
Pam blogs at House of Hawthornes. There, she shares how she refabbed this nifty little table. It’s a vintage baking table.
“This desk used to be my grandfather’s and is going to now be my sister-in-law’s vanity,” says Meg at Oliver & Rust.
Julie of Redhead Can Decorate has no shortage of stumps in her wooded yard. Inspired by one of the photos in her West Elm catalog, she decided to turn one of her elm stumps into furniture.
The entertainment center in Courtney’s home was the right size and shape and was working well for containing media and books. But she had fallen out of love with the dark stained wood. She shares the makeover at Crafts by Courtney.
Over at This Silly Girl’s Life, Shelly from DIY Mama shared a simple spruce-up for a basic switch plate. Looking for a a quick and easy way to use up some washi tape and add a little color an personality to a room, Shelly decided the basic white light switches in her daughter’s bathroom could use a little makeover.