Salvaged Chairs to Family Bench

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Over at My Repurposed Life, Mindi of My Love 2 Create put together an amazing piece of furniture, using chairs that she found on the curb during her city’s spring clean up. The chairs were in bad shape, with ugly upholstery and a broken spindle or two.

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Card Catalog to Side Table

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Chaney from May Richer Fuller Be spotted this rusty three drawer metal card catalog on the side of the road. Even in bad shape, she was sure that the card catalog had some fun possibilities.

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Family Entryway Locker System

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At Vintage Charm Restored, Lori really needed a way to corral her family’s belongings right where they go in and out: the entryway. The locker systems she spotted in catalogs were just too pricey, so Lori came up with a way to custom design a system, using completely repurposed supplies.

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Chalk Painted Side Table Spruce Up

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Over at Crafts by Courtney, moving to a new home in a new state has inspired Courtney to give her furniture a fresh, new look.  Instead of going out and buying different furniture, she’s been transforming the furniture she already owns, like this little, round side table. Courtney like the shape of this table, but {…Read More…}

Hitchhiker Gets a Makeover

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Have you ever picked up a hitchhiker? Heather from The Heathered Nest not only picked up a hitchhiker, she took it home and gave it a makeover! The hitchhiker just happened to be a twin bed frame that she spotted on the side of the road.

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Trashed Door Becomes a Headboard

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Molly from Pennies ‘n Grace says, “I absolutely love finding or getting things for free! I have fond memories of hopping out of the car as a kid and pulling some treasure out of a heap for my mom to make our home beautiful!” Willing to do the same for her own home as an adult, Molly didn’t hesitate to rescue this old door from a friend’s trash heap.

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Vintage Chair Gets to Party

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AT Oh My! Creative, Susan explains that this old, broken chair was a source of mild contention between she and her husband. He has wanted her to get rid of it for the past ten years. On the other hand, she tells us, “At nearly 100 years old, and a garage sale rescue from my mother’s attic, I knew it was destined for greatness.”

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Mudroom Bench from an Ikea Bunk

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When Julie’s kids outgrew this Ikea bunk bed, it basically became a pile of scrap lumber. She decided to use the wood to make a bench, and shared the tutorial for this project on her blog, Being Home.

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