Trashed and Tossed Table Gets a Chic Second Chance

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Karen of The Salvaged Boutique tells us, “Trolling the neighborhood on one of our tree lawn treasure hunts we came across a pathetic but gorgeous table.” It was in really bad shape, but Karen was charmed by the chippy paint and lovely lines.

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A Rescued Rolling Cart with a West Elm Inspired Makeover

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“A few months ago I found a metal rolling cart in a garbage pile at work,” tells Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. Delighted with the possibilities of her find, she took it home for a makeover.

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Butcher Block Island Goes Industrial

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Dena from Hearts & Sharts in in the process of giving her basement man-cave a new style: vintage industrial. One of her projects has been turning an ugly old butcher block kitchen island into a sleek industrial coffee table.

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File This Under Super Cool

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“This was a file cart that I rescued from the curb in my neighborhood to narrowly avoid what was sure to be a terrible fate at a land fill,” explains Marta at Marta on a Mission. The new destination for this file cart?  Her nephew’s bedroom.  But first, Marta had to disassemble the cart, wash it {…Read More…}

Tea Trolley to Lemonade Stand

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After Carolyn of Desire Empire had this tea trolley in her possession for over a year, she finally got up enough courage to give it a makeover. “The thought of the work involved daunted me,” she confesses.

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Rescuing a Pottery Barn Piece from the Gutter

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“I do my best shopping while I’m jogging through my neighborhood, apparently,” laughs Holly of McCall Manor.  “This beauty was sitting in the gutter.”  And guess what?  It was a Pottery Barn Kids farmhouse table.

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Solid Wood Side Table Makeover

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Nicole from Designitgirl was delighted to find this solid wood side table.  The original finish was looking a bit dated, but it had such good bones that she knew with a little TLC it could have a new life.

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Mission Style Coffee Table Gets Painted

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At Nicer Than New, Joan found this mission style coffee table in the free section of Craigslist.  It was a typical light oak.

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