From the Kitchen to the Garden

Kitchen-Cart

Over at Hawthorne and Main, Shonee has been wishing for a garden cart. So, when she discovered this old, ugly kitchen cart, Shonee knew just what she wanted to do with it!

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Knock, Knock! Door Turned Desk

vintage-door

“When we moved away from Iowa, I had a couple of really old doors with the super cool keyholes in them,” says Laura of Laura Kelly Designs. She took the doors with her, knowing that they had potential to become something really great. Recently, she decided to turn one of the doors into a desk.

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Updating a Dresser

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“This bedroom set was in my daughter’s room until a couple of years ago, when we moved it into our master bedroom,” Jann explains at Newton Custom Interiors. Although this was a very well-made, sturdy dresser, the top had sustained some water damage at some point, and then there was the faux wicker on those upper drawers….things being what they were, Jann decided it was time to update this dresser.

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Restyled Office Furniture

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This large, sectional office furniture has been part of Denise’s home for the past 10 years. “It has seen hours years of homework, work projects, video game battles and has the wear and tear to prove it,” she explains at Chaotically Creative. When Denise redid the family office recently, this desk set got a completely new look.

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Organize a Desk with Cardboard Tubes

cardboard-tubes

Need a little more organization in your life now that school has begun? Jennifer from Pink When has an easy an expensive way to turn cardboard tubes into a cute little desk caddy.

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This Headboard Got Benched

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This nifty headboard project was created by Jen from Scissors and Spatulas for Somewhat Simple. It’s got a cool backstory. The forgotten, neglected headboard once was her husband’s childhood bed. “It was going to be tossed to the curb until I claimed it for myself because I had a vision,” Jen tells us. “Being the little scavenger that I am, I hauled it home and rescued it!”

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Pretty Furniture for Fall

old-colonial-cupboard

“I found this cupboard on the side of the road and immediately did a u-turn to rescue it,” says Kate from Heir and Space. The cupboard was solid maple, and Kate loved the clean lines.

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Giving Grandma’s Chair a New Look

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“This chair had been sitting in my mom’s basement for years,” Jann from Newton Custom Interiors tells us. “It was originally part of my grandparent’s dining room set.” With history like that, how could Jann not try to give it a second chance?

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