Rescued Cabinet to Mid Century Mod Marvel

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Poppytalk recently featured this amazing rescue by Nicole Phillips of Visual Heart. When Nicole found this ugly cabinet with a single drawer, there was very little to recommend it, other than the fact that underneath, she found brackets attached for legs. Good thing Nicole has an imagination!

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Wood Crate Upcycled to Silverware Caddy

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“I found this abandoned little wood crate in the middle of a K-mart parking lot,” says Stacey at Addison Meadows Lane. She had been wanting a silverware caddy forever, so Stacey knew exactly what she could do with the crate and snatched it up immediately.

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French Farm Inspired Piano Bench Rescue

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“My family is finally getting past the shame and embarrassment phase of me grabbing things from the trash,” laughs Mindi at My Love 2 Create.  “In fact, this bench was picked up by my oldest son–I didn’t even have to get out of the car!” The piano bench they hauled home was sturdy and useable, {…Read More…}

Table Left Behind Gets Renewed

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Marie blogs at Fort Ledbetter.  She had a tufted ottoman in her living room, which was great….until her kids started picking at the buttons!  “We had an old coffee table in the basement from where we moved that I thought would be more kid friendly, but needed a serious makeover, first,” she says.   Marie {…Read More…}

Gorgeous Makeover for a Roll-Top Desk

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Lauren from The Thinking Closet had been checking Craigslist for a roll-top desk when her in-laws offered her one they had. Free furniture is awesome! Lauren loved the idea of having lots of storage space that was easily concealed…but didn’t love the original oak finish

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Trendy Travel Journal Made from Old Map

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Lately at The Pin Junkie, Bonnie shares her preparations for her upcoming trip to Europe. She thought it would be a good idea to bring a travel journal on her trip to write down notes while traveling. Bonnie had an old map of Europe on hand and realized she could use it to make her own travel journal instead of buying one.

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Navy Striped Goodwill Vase with Metallic Touch

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Tamara blogs at Provident Home Design. Lately she’s been working on accessorizing her dining room. When she saw this vase for cheap at her local Goodwill, Tamara looked past the pinkish mauve color and saw that it had potential.

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Back to School with Soda Pop Bottles

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Over at Doodle Craft, Natalie had some old soda pop bottles hanging around the house. Instead of throwing them away, she found a way to recycle them into a back-to-school statement.

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