Chalk Painted Entertainment Center Makeover

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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.

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Rescued Cabinet to Mid Century Mod Marvel

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Poppytalk recently featured this amazing rescue by Nicole Phillips of Visual Heart. When Nicole found this ugly cabinet with a single drawer, there was very little to recommend it, other than the fact that underneath, she found brackets attached for legs. Good thing Nicole has an imagination!

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Fabric Makes a Shelf Fab

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Kristi from My Weekly Habit has been working on turning her guest bedroom into an office space. She’s been pulling pieces of furniture in from other rooms of the house, like this small white shelf that had been down in the basement.

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Reclaimed Wood Becomes a Beautiful Shelf

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When Rachel was finishing her attic, she had a dilemma:  what to do with the odd space adjacent to her narrow attic stairwell?  She decided that a set of shelves would create visual interest while maintaining the open feeling the small space needed, and blogged about the project at Maison de Pax.

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Spool to a Stool Makeover

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“I’ve waiting to get my hands on industrial wooden spool for a while and I never thought I was going to find one, says Loren at Pandora’s Craft Box.  “Until one day on my way to get my hubby at work and a saw it!”

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Roadside Cabinet Find

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Over at McCall Manor, Holly spotted this handsome bookcase on–you guessed it–the side of the road!  Believe it or not, all that glass was completely intact!

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Grandma’s Shelf Gets Glam

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Meet Holly, from McCall Manor, who asks a question many of us are probably familiar with: “You know all of those times when you scour the internet looking for a piece of furniture that has the EXACT dimensions that you need for a space and when you can’t find it online you look in your garage and realize that a piece you had been using to hold dirty garden shoes is actually perfect?”

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Dumpster Diving Produced This Gorgeous Bookshelf

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“Do you know how THRILLING it is to find something decent in or around a dumpster?” asks Karen at Redoux Interiors.  She found this black bookshelf in a dumpster.  It was actually pretty good looking, but didn’t have any shelves.

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