At Thrifty Treasures, Sara has had this broken, curbside find chair sitting in her basement for well over a month. Despite the broken back, it was sturdy, and she loved the legs. Sara tells us, that the inspiration for this rescue struck, "As I was browsing some of the link parties the other day, I saw a vanity seat that looked just like a chair with its back cut off."
When Design It Girl, Nicole, came across this marble topped end table, it was about to be tossed. "A company that was selling vintage pieces (in not so great shape) was relocating their store, and they had so many pieces, they didn't want to bother moving." Nicole salvaged this table and several other pieces.
Over at Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna was sad to see her elderly neighbor move. But, she tells us, "As Mrs. Ruth was moving, she decided she wanted me to have some things she no longer needed. This tray, along with many pieces of furniture, blue mason jars and other numerous treasures, was one of those things. She is just too sweet."
I guess today is officially Rescue a Cabinet Door Day here at Roadkill Rescue! Our second cabinet rescue (see the first here) comes to us from Elisha of Pneumatic Addict. Her husband works in the construction business, and sometimes when he's working remodels, he gets to bring home a few leftovers. That's how this dated cabinet door ended up at Elisha's house.
Newton Custom Interiors is where Jann blogs about her home improvement and design projects. The restoration of this lovely Hoosier cabinet was one of her first ever DIY projects. "The cabinet was in pretty rough shape when we brought it home," Jann notes. "The bottom cabinet had been used as a work bench by my husband’s grandpa, and the upper cabinet was in his uncle’s basement. "
Over at The Daily Simple, Aubrey shares a way to turn old postcards into pretty jewelry. For this project, she used vintage postcards that she found at an antique store, but you could also use old postcards that you've kept from vacations or in your letter boxes. (If you are like me, you've probably got quite a few postcards in a shoebox someplace!)