At Lake Girl Paints, Deb was itching to try one of the latest trends in furniture design: wood tone chevron. She knew a tabletop would be the perfect spot for it, and was delighted when her daughter-in-law offered up a side table that she had for the project.
At Our House, Now a Home, Emily shares a terrific rescue project. "I got this spool as a freebie when I was picking up some chairs
from a craigslist post," she explains. "It was going to be thrown out" Emily had a feeling that she could turn it into something amazing, so she brought it home and did just that!
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."
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.
"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!
At Dewdrop Gables, friends who know about Debbie's penchant for old furniture passed this old telephone table along to her. "This poor, dog-chewed phone table, was a mess!" she laments. "Aside from the damage by their dog, it was rickety and had ugly fabric on the seat."
One cold day when Karin and her husband were out on a walk, they spotted this old table sticking out of a dumpster at their neighbor's house. With permission from their neighbor, they fished the table out and took it home. Karin--who blogs at Art is Beauty--knew that with a lot of TLC and a couple of chairs, it could become a trendy bistro table!
Everyone except Jenna who passed by this metal cart on the curb saw it as another piece of junk. Jenna, on the other hand, could see the potential it had to become a sexy bar cart. If you need a fabulous rolling bar in time for your New Year's Eve celebration, check out this rescue at Rain on a Tin Roof.
Over at Revived by Delia, Delia says that she's had this nightstand waiting in a pile of furniture that needs makeover for so long she doesn't even remember where it came from. "Judging by the coat of dirt it was covered in, it had been neglected for some time," she notes.
When Shanna of Restoration Redoux spotted this 5 panel door in the Craigslist free section, she nearly died. "Can you believe I found a five panel that was chippiness perfection … and it was aqua?" Shanna asks happily.
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