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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Baby Crib Makeover

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When Rachel of Maison de Pax learned that after two boys, baby #3 would be a girl, she decided to go with all-out frills in baby girl’s nursery. Opting for a Jenny Lind style of crib, she passed the crib along to her sister, who is welcoming another baby girl into the world.

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Pallet Headboard for a Nautical Bedroom

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At The Thinking Closet, Lauren and her husband recently build a headboard out of wood harvested from old pallets.   They offer some great tips and tricks for anyone who wants to make anything from reclaimed pallet wood.

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Luxury Cat Bed from Scrap Materials

Oh So Shabby cat bed before

Over at Oh So Shabby, Lynda decided that dogs can’t have all the nice things in life.  “I am an incurable cat person through and through,” she admits, “so I thought it was time the Kitties got pampered!”

Oh So Shabby cat bed before

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Bunk Bed Budget Redo

Namely Original bunkbed before

At Namely Original, Emily and her mom have been helping to put together the children’s rooms in a new home.  The bunk beds that they owned had seen better days, and the owners were ready to send them to the dump.  Luckily, Emily’s mom convinced them that they were worth trying to salvage.

Namely Original bunkbed before

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Brand Name Headboard Rescue

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

“Our complex has a big trash enclosure where people tend to leave furniture they no longer want,” explains Sarah at This Sarah Loves.  “My husband calls this ‘donating to the universe’. Last week I found a West Elm headboard that had been donated to the universe!”

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

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Crib Gets a New Look for a New Baby

Picked and Painted crib makeover before

Over at Picked & Painted, Helen welcomed her second baby on July 3rd.  Congratulations, Helen and family!  Part of the preparations for the new baby involved getting the nursery ready, which included a crib makeover.

Picked and Painted crib makeover before

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