Shabby Table Gets a Chic New Look

Comfy Crafter table before

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!”

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Another Option for an Old T-Shirt Besides the Rag Bag

Salina Siu tshirt before

At her blog Salina Siu, Salina shares a fun way to get a few more wears out of an old t-shirt.  This is an especially good clothing upcycle project for t-shirts that might have logos on them that you don’t particularly care for.

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Trashed Dresser Turned to Treasure

Through the Dutch Door dresser before

Misty blogs at Through the Dutch Door.  She had an old dresser that needed a redo, and she also wanted to try chalk paint for the first time.  So this dresser became the perfect experiment!

Through the Dutch Door dresser before

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A Lampshade Makeover That Couldn’t Have Happened Too Soon

Show & Tell U ruffled lampshades before

Amy of Show & Tell U came home from antiquing in Kentucky with these unique lamps, last year.   She fell in love with the unique black and white textured bases.  The shades, on the other hand….let’s just say that the pastel calico patterned shades with a tutu styled ruffle were a reeeeeally interesting design choice!

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Extra Glass Jars Need Recycling? Here’s an Idea!

Learning Creating Living glass jars before

Over at her blog, Learning, Creating, Living, Katelyn tells us, “We have a lot and I mean a lot of glass jars just hanging out in one of our closets collecting dust. We go through glass jars like it’s our job and I refuse to throw them away.”  Instead, she found a cute way to repurpose those jars for household storage.

Learning Creating Living glass jars before

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Personalized and Upcycled Tin

Literary Spring tin before

At her blog, Literary Spring Designs, Rebecca shares her tips for giving extra personality to a tea tin.  Her idea would work really well for any small metal box–I’m sure an Altoid container could be used, too.

Literary Spring tin before

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Frame Made from Found Trim

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“My hubby picked up this old, wood trim for free at an estate sale,” says Lindsay at My Creative Days.  “I loved how wide it was and asked if he could make a frame out of it.”

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Forgotten Nightstand Gets a Second Chance

My Repurposed Life nightstand before

Over at My Repurposed Life, Gail picked up this shell of a cabinet from the curbside years ago.  “It hung out in the garage for years as storage for crates,” she says.  “While cleaning out the garage recently I decided it was time to give it a makeover.”

My Repurposed Life nightstand before

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