Junky Garage Storage Becomes Attractive Craft Room Storage

Rain on a Tin Roof metal cabinet before

“This roadside rescue was right next door!” says Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof.  “It was an old, rusty, dirty metal cabinet my next door neighbor was tossing when she moved.”

Rain on a Tin Roof metal cabinet before

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Impulse Shopping Inspires a Rescue

Nicer Than New chair before

When Joan from Nicer Than New impulsively purchased a Silhouette craft cutting machine, she had to look around her house for something to transform using her new toy.  “I had a boring little oak chair sitting in my garage that was too low and too wide for the couple of desks I have already sold,” she says.  “I decided this little lovely would be my test piece for a Silhouette printed stencil and paint project.”

Nicer Than New chair before

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Roadside Chair Gets a New Flair

Thrifty Treasures chair before

When Sara of Thrifty Treasures found this chair along the roadside, she was excited to discover that it still had an identifying tag that told her a little more about it.  It was USA made in 1969, and was still wearing its original upholstery!

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Junk + Junk + More Junk = New Couch

Redoux Interiors junque couch before

At Redoux Interiors, Karen shares an incredible furniture creation.  She made this couch almost entirely from junky finds:  a headboard, garage door panels, and pieces from a twin bed.  You’ve got to see it to believe it!

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A Very Special Birthday Chair

Oh So Shabby high chair before

What could be more fun than seeing a brand-new one year old taste cake for the first time?  Well, seeing a brand new one year old taste cake for the first time while sitting in the happiest of high chairs is definitely going to be more fun!  That has been Lynda’s goal over at Oh So Shabby.

Oh So Shabby high chair before

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First Furniture Purchase Gets a Little Love

A Little Claireification dresser before

Over at A Little Claireification, this dresser was the first piece of furniture Claire purchased after she graduated from college.  It was in her bedroom until she and her husband could afford a bedroom set, then went to live in her oldest son’s room and has been there ever since.

A Little Claireification dresser before

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A Little Gold Makes This Footstool Shine

Thrifty Treasures footstool before

When Sara, from Thrifty Treasures, found this footstool, it was looking pretty frumpy.  Faded upholstery in a dated fabric covered a lumpy, bumpy shape.  There was something about the shape of the little claw feet, though, that made her think the stool had some possibilities.

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A Drop Cloth Slipcover Revives an Old Bench

Old Things New bench before

Over at Old Things New, Patti hates to admit that this old bench was in her bedroom.  The upholstery was dated, and the tasseled trim had been enjoyed way too much by the family dog back in its puppy stage.

Old Things New bench before

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