Abandoned Dresser to Gorgeous Kitchen Island

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When Stacey of Addison Meadows Lane first spotted this dresser, it had been abandoned on the roadside near her house.  It was huge!  Stacey hauled it home, knowing it had potential to become the kitchen island she’d always wanted.

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Trashed Pegboard for the Win!

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“I found this little gem in a building that had been donated to my parents’ non-profit, and it was destined for the trash before I brought it home and rescued it,” says Abby at Just a Girl and Her Blog.

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Dressing Up Plain Magazine Holders

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At View From the Fridge, Katie has been giving her office a makeover.  One of the projects towards this goal was giving some plain cardboard magazine holders a more graphic look.

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Craft Room Storage Gets Restyled

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When Michelle from Delicate Construction first installed these dressers in her craft room, she was more concerned about their storage capacity than they way they looked.  Originally simple wood dressers from Ikea, Michelle had painted them white and called it a day.

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From Trash to Gift Wrap

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With a husband in the military, Susan at Organized 31 has to keep her life fairly portable.  That includes her gift wrapping station.  Recently, she figured out how to make an easy-to-move gift wrapping station from the Ikea Variera trash basket.

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Adding Personality with a Monogram

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Briana from Posh Purpose was given this ceramic basket by her aunt.  “The style didn’t really work for me,” she confesses.  “The basket had been hiding out behind some picture frames on my bookshelf, totally forgotten.”

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A Shelf to Display and Keep Clutter at Bay

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Ever seen one of these before?  These country-style hook shelves are easy to find in thrift shops and yard sales.  Mindy from MyLove2Create  had one sitting out in her shed, and what she did with it was featured at My Repurposed Life.

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Vintage Crates for Shoe Storage

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If your part of the world is still waiting for Spring to come, then you’ll probably be delighted to learn about this creative way to store boots.  Laura from Finding Home made use of her collection of vintage crates to reorganize her mudroom.  Here crates were similar to these:

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