Curbside Find to Cable Knit Footstool

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Tempest blogs at Ellomennopee. “I’ve always wanted a footstool, I blame Disney,” she confesses. (That footstool puppy in Beauty and the Beast is pretty irresistible!) Hence the reason why Tempest rescued this worn out footstool from the curb.

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New Fabric Revives Antique Outdoor Furniture

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At Our Southern Home, Christy had an old set of antique iron furniture she’d purchased fifteen years ago from an ad in the newspaper. “These chairs have been sitting in the loft of our barn for over ten years!” Christy confessed.

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Old Ottoman Gets Refabbed

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Sara from Thrifty Treasures found this sad, ugly, old ottoman.  But she has a good imagination, so knowing this ottoman had a solid, sturdy frame, she could see the possibilities.

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Mushroom Ottoman That’s Cute as Can Be

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Debi presented this crazy cute piece of furniture on her blog, Debi’s Design Diary.  It’s a mushroom ottoman, made from a stump pulled from her wood pile!

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Rescued Coffee Table Becomes a Gorgeous Tufted Ottoman

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Sara from Thrifty Treasures loves tufted ottomans.  She was thrilled when she saw another blogger use an old coffee table to make one, because Sara realized she already had just the right table for an ottoman transformation downstairs in her own basement.

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From Drawer to Footstool

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Occasionally, seasoned Roadkill Rescuers encounter the phenomenon of extra drawers.  In Beth’s case, she found a dresser on the side of the road that was in horrible shape except the drawers, which were completely fine.  She shares her idea for rescuing drawers over at her blog, Pickles In My Tea & In My Soup.

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DIY Footstool from a Cutting Board

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“I collect and store things I know can be made into something…someday,” confesses Sara at Thrifty Treasures.  “I had some legs I cut from a chair and an old cutting board that I decided to put together to make something new.”

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Old Drawer to Storage Ottoman

Diary of a Crafty Lady drawer before

At Diary of a Crafty Lady, Lindsay tells us, “I found a few old drawers on the side of the road during trash day and couldn’t pass them up! I turned one into a wall shelf for my
daughter, and with another one I made this storage ottoman!”

Diary of a Crafty Lady drawer before

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