Delightful Tiered Table Makeover

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“It isn’t often that I can actually pick up a piece of furniture on  the side of the road.  My car is just too darn small!” says Denise.  She was pretty excited when she spotted this little two-tiered table on the way home form work one day, because it fit in her car.  She took {…Read More…}

Photo Finish for a Hand-Me-Down Dresser

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Like I’ve said before, not every old piece of furniture needs a major overhaul to become beautiful and/or useful again.  An old Ikea Malm dresser at {BD} Photography is the perfect example.  Bridgette shares how this hand-me-down from friends got a new look.   This particular Malm dresser needed a small repair, which Bridgette took {…Read More…}

Friends Don’t Let Friends Keep Ugly Dressers

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As anyone with any experience in makeovers well knows….some before pictures are downright scary!  Take this dresser that was given to Danielle by a friend, for example.  She tells us at her blog, Antique Recreation,  “Someone put a lot of work into this finish, and I’m sure someone else would love it…but it wasn’t my {…Read More…}

Trashed Chairs Get a Glam New Look

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“I’m not usually the trash picking sort (this was a first for me) but I really couldn’t resist,” Erin confesses at House of Earnest.  When she spotted these cane chairs in her neighbor’s trash pile, she lost all her inhibitions about trash picking.   Despite the unraveling cane wrap, seats that were barely there, and {…Read More…}

New Purpose for an Old Dresser

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Remodelaholic shares this awesome repurposed dresser by Laura Beth of A Step in the Journey.  When this hand-me-down dresser was no longer needed as a TV console in her home, Laura Beth decided it was time for the vintage dresser to have a new purpose and a new look.   The dresser had great bones, but a worn finish, {…Read More…}

Headboard to Coat Rack with Bonus Storage

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A friend passed this old headboard along to Sara at Thrifty Treasures. Since the captain-style shelved headboard isn’t exactly cohesive with current decorating trends, she decided to repurpose it.

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Now the Hay is Gone, This Cabinet Looks Great!

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“I got this cabinet off the free section in Craigslist,” says Shanna of Restoration Redoux. “I had to remove hay out of it because the people had been storing it in
their barn.”

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Upcycled Crayon Organizer

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Here’s a super fun upcycling project from Melissa Moore. She made this crayon organizer for a church classroom using empty aluminum cans that she’d been saving

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