“One of my readers was wanting to get rid of this giant dresser and wanted to know if I would like to have it for free,” says Shanna from Restoration Redoux. “Of course I jumped on that!”
You know you are a hardcore Roadkill Rescuer when you can find a way to get a curbside find home along with your five kids and your own pregnant self! That was the case for Larissa of Prodigal Pieces when she spotted a gorgeous midcentury modern dresser up for grabs on the side of the road.
When Stacey of Addison Meadows Lane first spotted this dresser, it had been abandoned on the roadside near her house. It was huge! Stacey hauled it home, knowing it had potential to become the kitchen island she’d always wanted.
When Michelle from Delicate Construction first installed these dressers in her craft room, she was more concerned about their storage capacity than they way they looked. Originally simple wood dressers from Ikea, Michelle had painted them white and called it a day.
Over at McCall Manor, Holly’s mom gave a junky dresser a second chance. The dresser was a second hand find of thirty years ago that had served in a boy’s room and eventually made it’s way out to sit in the garage to be a catch-all for lawn supplies and tools.
Well, I have to say, I think this is the first gang-related rescue I’ve ever featured. Ha! Candice of The ReFab Diaries found this gang-tagged dresser outside her Chicago apartment building. In need of an inexpensive storage solution for the craft room she was making, she brought it in from off the street.
Maria blogs at Greenhill Lane Designs. She’s had this beautiful vintage bedroom set that belonged to her grandmother for almost as long as she can remember. “I grew up with it in my bedroom, so it has a special place in my heart,” she explains.