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Shabby Table Gets a Chic New Look

Mandy, The Comfy Crafter, was given this small table by a coworker.  "The top was heavily discolored," Mandy points out, "but it made a good enough plant table for a while. When we moved into our townhouse it worked better as an entry way table to catch mail and such things, but the top was UGLY. Cue makeover!" Comfy Crafter table before
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Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold…But You Still Don’t Want It!

At Homework, Carolyn shares how she rescued a little table that used to belong to her father-in-law.  "Based on the underside of the table and the inside of the little cabinet, I believe it was once plain dark wood," she says.  "At some point the gold leaf effect was added. We’ve been using the table in our living room and even though gold is making a comeback, it didn’t really match anything in our house." Homework gold leaf table before
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Ditched Table (Literally) Finds a HOme

"Not long ago someone called me to tell me they saw a table in the ditch near my house.  When you love junk people start calling you to rescue it," laughs Rhonda at Obsessive and Creative.  Since the fiberboard tabletop had been sitting in the water, it wasn't salvageable, but Rhonda thought she could do something with the rest. Obsessive and Creative table before
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Beat Up Dining Set Goes Glam

At Art is Beauty, Karin got a call from a relative saying another relative was clearing out all the old furniture in his basement.  She scored a couple of good freebies, and she also got this dining set that had seen better days.  The table and chairs were in such bad shape that Karin didn't work on it right away. Art is Beauty dining set before
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Industrial Spool Goes Back to School

Shannon blogs at Bohemian Junktion.  She's been busy helping her son get ready to to move into his first college apartment.  When he decided that a desk wasn't for him, they went looking around their place for a small table or something that could be used for housing his printer.  What they found was this wooden wire spool that Dad had brought home from work. Bohemian Junktion