Over at My Repurposed Life, Gail had an old ammo box sitting outside in a shed that was a curbside find from years ago. She decided it was time to pull it out of the shed and repurpose it into a useful furniture piece.
It was a wrong turn that brought this dresser into Jen's (aka Girl In the Garage) life. "On the side of the curb I saw this huge, sad, ugly dresser. I cannot even imagine what kind of hideously 80′s bedroom decor this was once a part of," she laughs.
"After many years of use in three different households, this sectional sat in our basement, unused," says Ahna of Easier Than I Thought. She had considered getting rid of it, but had a feeling she should keep it.
Tricia of Simplicity in the South needed a cute way to store and display Hot Wheels cars in her sons' bedroom. She had some glass canister jars that were just the right size for cars and little hands to go in and out, and decided to dress those up a bit.
Over at May Richer Fuller Be, Chaney was visiting her parent's at their river house when she spotted this unsightly kitchen cart in their garage. Turns out, it was something that the previous homeowners had left behind. Chaney was able to see past the nasty orange color an imagine the potential in this cart.
Marty has been documenting her kitchen remodel at Marty's Musings. While she'd successfully fixed up her kitchen table, the old cane chairs that went with it were still a problem. The caning had worn out long ago, and the only solution available was ill-fitting slipcovers.
At Designs by Studio C, Cher-Ann spotted this old console television set in the gutter. "It was in fabulous condition!" she exclaims. "Into the vehicle it went with the best part being that I already had an idea in mind for what to do with it!"
When DesignItGirl Nicole spotted this sideboard on the roadside, she was on her way to work. "I didn't have time to stop and lug that huge piece of vintage into my truck," she laments. "I prayed she would be waiting for me and the (bad) garbage man didn't take her. Sure enough there she was waiting for me on my way home from work."
Heather has been working on a superhero themed bedroom for her boys and is sharing projects over at Twin Dragonfly Designs. This old desk, a garage sale find from several months ago, was just the right size for the boys' room, but needed a bit of TLC, first.
Over at her blog Cutesy Crafts, Jessica says she's embarrassed to admit how ugly this black and gold colonial style spindle chair was before she gave it a makeover. "From the hole in the cushion that the children enjoy pulling stuffing out of, to the teeth marks on the arm, it was WAY past time for a makeover," she laughs.
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