Incredible Curbside Find: An Antique Desk!

Eve of Reduction desk before

At Eve of Reduction, Cristin was just driving along one day when, as she tells it, “I came across this to-die-for antique desk on the side of the road and my eyes dropped out of my head. What luck!”

Eve of Reduction desk before

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Kitchen Herb Planter from Found Objects

Creative Life Antics pallet before

Justynn blogs at Creative Life Antics.  “A friend found a great pallet for me from his work and I’ve been saving it for a project,” she explains.  The project she decided to use it for was a kitchen herb garden.

Creative Life Antics pallet before

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Louis Cane Chair Gets a Facelift

Rain on a Tin Roof cane chair before

Over at Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna’s friend knew how much Jenna wanted a chair with French country flair.  So when that friend came across this cane chair at a yard sale, she passed it right along to Jenna.  The chair was in pretty bad shape–as in, no to be used for sitting, bad–so it sat down in her basement for a while.

Rain on a Tin Roof cane chair before

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Trashed Shelf Gets a Second Chance

Obsessive and Creative little shelf before

“This was one of my first rescues,” confesses Rhonda from Obsessive and Creative.  “I saw it in front of a neighbor’s house on big trash day. I could not explain why I had picked it up. It was in such bad shape no one would understand!” she laughs.

Obsessive and Creative little shelf before

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Rescue Vase Pays Homage to the Canadian Penny

Vone Inspired vase before

Vone blogs at Vone Inspired.  She tells us, “After we moved into our new place I noticed that our bookshelf needed something on it to fill the gap between it and the ceiling.”  She started collecting vases and bottles to use for décor up there. “This big beautiful blue floral vase was left in the house by the previous
people but the colour didn’t fit with our current decor.”

Vone Inspired vase before

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Little Bucket Gets a Big Makeover

Love Grows Wild bucket before

“This cute little pail started off fire engine red, and in the right house it would be adorable just as is. But there is NOTHING in my house that is red, so rather than getting rid of a perfectly good bucket I decided to give it a makeover!” Liz tells us over at Love Grows Wild.

Love Grows Wild bucket before

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Dumpster Desk Gets A Second Chance

Redoux Interiors desk before

Over  at Redoux Interiors, Karen says she found this desk on “One glorious morning of Dumpster Diving at my favorite Apartment Dumpsters spot.  The desk was SOLID wood, but had a very sad and abused top.”  Karen saw potential, and took it home.

Redoux Interiors desk before

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Old Drawer Gets An Off the Map Makeover

Craft Dictator tray before

Cara from Craft Dictator was gifted this old drawer from her mom.  When it comes to gifts, this one wasn’t the prettiest–but luckily, Cara had vision.

Craft Dictator tray before

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