Put a Cork on the Twine Storage Problem

Addicted to DIY wine cork spools before

Recently, Katie from Addicted to DIY was staring at a little bag of wine corks a friend had passed along to her.  As she wondered what to do with those corks, she spotted a small tangle of baker’s twine nearby.  “Then it hit me!”  Katie exclaimed.  “Why not use the corks to keep my twine from turning into a big knot?”

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Accent Table Gets a Whole New Look

Meatloaf and Melodrama table before

Dee from Meatloaf and Melodrama has had this small table in her family room for several years.  She explains, “Although it was functional, it was also drab and dark. It was also a bit too modern for me.”

Meatloaf and Melodrama table before

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Grandma’s Hutch Gets a Makeover

The Junk House hutch before

Every so often when I feature painted furniture here, the furniture police show up, ready to make arrests because an original finish just got covered up with paint.  My attitude about this is expressed very well by Sam from The Junk House, when she explains why she decided to paint the hutch she’d inherited from her grandmother.  “At first I was hesitant to paint over such a nice piece, but I know that my grandma would prefer I paint it and enjoy it rather than give it away because it didn’t fit my style or begrudgingly keep it out of obligation.”  If paint keeps a perfectly useful piece of furniture out of the junkyard, go for it!

The Junk House hutch before

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Photo Display Accent Table

Lake Girl Paints photo table before

I have an amazing makeover for you today from Deb at Lake Girl Paints.  “I received a hand-me-down freebie end table that came with a glass top,” she says.  Her idea for transforming it is too good not to share.

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Lonely Drawer Gets a Glam Makeover

The Little Moments drawer before

The local Habitat ReStore asked Amy Jo to take a few of their dresser-less drawers home to see if she could turn them into something that would make them more appealing to buyers.  Check out what she did to make them fabulous at The Little Moments.

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Tossed Table Makeover

Vintage News Junkie table before

“When I spotted the neighbor putting a perfectly good wooden dining room table on the curb… the wheels started turning!” Candace confesses at Vintage News Junkie.

Vintage News Junkie table before

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Rescued Coffee Table Becomes a Gorgeous Tufted Ottoman

Thrifty Treasures tufted ottoman before

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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One Friend’s Trash is Another Friend’s Treasure

Nicer Than New table before

“A few months ago when I spotted a beat up little table, apparently ready to be discarded on a friend’s porch, I just had to ask about the little table’s future,” says Joan from Nicer Than New.  Her friend replied that as far as she was concerned, the table was garbage, so Joan could have it if she wanted it.  Score!

Nicer Than New table before

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