This table has sat in Tonya’s kitchen for several years. It originally had an oak finish, but she painted it white soon after bringing it home. Unfortunately, Tonya had skipped a few steps in the painting process, and those mistakes were starting to show. It was time for a redo, and Tonya shares the process at her blog, Love of Family and Home.
This dated medicine cabinet was a yard sale reject that Gail from My Repurposed Life brought home for free. “It took me awhile to figure out that it wanted to be a portable craft station,” she tells us.
Over at Crafty in Crosby, Jeanette had been searching high and low for just the right size piece of furniture that she could use for extra storage in her home. Her search turned up nothing….until the neighbors put out this old chest of drawers (without any drawers) on trash day. “It didn’t have any drawers and several of the supports were loose, but it had a beautiful curving apron and was the perfect size for our little loft upstairs,” says Jeanette.
Pam blogs at House of Hawthornes. There, she shares how she refabbed this nifty little table. It’s a vintage baking table.
“This desk used to be my grandfather’s and is going to now be my sister-in-law’s vanity,” says Meg at Oliver & Rust.
Julie of Redhead Can Decorate has no shortage of stumps in her wooded yard. Inspired by one of the photos in her West Elm catalog, she decided to turn one of her elm stumps into furniture.
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.
When Kelli from Lolly Jane was a newlywed, her mom bought her this cabinet for much-needed storage in a tiny apartment. On a whim, Kelli painted it with sage green craft paint one night while her husband was working late. Recently, she decided to give it new life as a garden cart.