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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Headboard Makeover with Tufted Fabric

Naturally Nesters

When Brittany and her husband got new bedding for Christmas, they were inspired to start a master bedroom makeover, which they tell about at Naturally Nesters.  One of the focal points of their bedroom’s new look involved the transformation of their existing mission-style headboard.

Naturally Nesters

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Door to Headboard

Marisa Howard Design headboard before

At Marisa Howard Design, Marisa shares the reason cottage style is so important to her, saying, “I spent a great deal of my childhood at my grandparents cottage up in Georgian Bay.  My husband grew up cottaging as well so it was natural that we designed our bedroom to remind us of cottage living.”  So it was only natural that the two of them could repurpose an old door into a cottage style headboard.

Marisa Howard Design headboard before

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Crib to Toddler Bed Upcycle

Lipstick and Sawdust crib before

At Lipstick and Sawdust, Kristen says that this upcycling project began when she saw an older model baby bed sitting on the curb.  She’d been looking for toddler bed for some time, and realized that curbside crib had a lot of potential.

Lipstick and Sawdust crib before

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Cabinet Door Headboard

cabinet doors to headboard before

After six years, Karen from Desert Chica Ramblings still found her master bedroom lacking a headboard. Her husband came up with a solution using a couple of cabinet doors he’d rescued before they ended up in the dumpster.

cabinet doors to headboard before

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