Changing Up an Old Stool with Fabric

It's Always Autumn stool before

Over at It’s Always Autumn, there were several plain Ikea kitchen stools that Autumn’s children were using at the family computer desk.  She decided it was time to change things up a bit and refresh the old stools.

It's Always Autumn stool before

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Antique Grain Scoop Organizes the Mail

Antique Grain Scoop

At The Blissful Bee, Amy has a rustic grain scoop that she found while antiquing several years ago.  She loves the patina and texture of the aged wood.  When she brought it home several years ago, though, she wasn’t quite sure how to display and use it.

Antique Grain Scoop

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Vintage Sewing Machine Table Repurposed

Full Circle Creations sewing machine table

The blogger at Full Circle Creations writes, “Two years ago my Aunt Barb (aka the Free Stuff Fairy) brought me this antique sewing machine base.  It’s been sitting in one of the grain bins, waiting for me to decide what to do with it.”

Full Circle Creations sewing machine table

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Purse with the DNA of a Pair of Pants

With a Blast jeans to purse after

Over at With a Blast, Linda has a fun upcycling project to share.  She turned an old pair of jeans into a new sling bag.

With a Blast jeans to purse after

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Pop of Color for a Vintage Dresser

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

Kelly blogs over at Primer and Painted Nails.  “I got a call from my neighbor the other day because her sister had several pieces of furniture she just wanted gone,” she says.  This dresser was one of them.

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

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Oval Coffee Table Gets a Few Flourishes

Give Me a Paintbrush table before

Bev blogs at Give Me a Paintbrush.  She says, “When this coffee table came to me, it was clear that it was vintage, yet in need of some TLC.”

Give Me a Paintbrush table before

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Drab to Fab Bench Makeover

The Weathered Door bench before

At The Weathered Door, Reeves shares a makeover that brought a little excitement into the life of a hum-drum piece of furniture.  “This little bench was given to be by some family friends,” she explained.  Once used as a vanity bench, it had stayed in the safety zone of bland neutrals.

The Weathered Door bench before

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Keeping Clutter at Bay with a Furniture Makeover

Names on the Jersey Shore nightstand before

At Names on the Jersey Shore, Susan discovered one disadvantage when she upgraded to a flat screen TV on the wall.   “The table we had the old tv on was quickly becoming a clutter spot,”  she notes.  “It’s that spot that everyone dumps everything.  Obviously we needed a piece of furniture that was smaller but still had room for the Fios box & the Wii, etc.”

Names on the Jersey Shore nightstand before

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