At Night Owl Corner, Linda explains, "My dad built this play kitchen for my sister and I when we were kids. It's been up in the attic collecting dust for the past two decades until I decided to freshen it up for my own daughter. I told my Dad he did a great job building it but it needed a woman's touch in terms of color!"
Emily of Elizabeth Joan Designs tells us, "These stools were a curb find. I attempted to sell them at two different garage sales and there were no takers. After our last sale, I brought them into the house and my son loved being able to sit at the counter to “help” make dinner. Their original look didn’t match anything in our home, so I opted to give them a makeover to match our dining table."
Marcy blogs at Day 2 Day Supermom. Admittedly, she has a "thing" for Mason jars. So when she saw an outdoor chandelier on Pinterest made from canning jars, she knew she had to make one of her own. After all, Marcy had plenty of empty Mason jars, and it wasn't hard to scavenge a nice looking piece of wood from her husband's project pile.
At her blog, While They Snooze, Sarah has been working on transforming her daughter's bedroom from baby to big-girl style. One of the problems that needed addressing was the lack of a nightstand. "And, lucky for me... the neighbors were movin' on out and left this beauty at the curb. Score! Quite scratched but the perfect size," Sarah exclaims.
Cindy blogs over at DIY Beautify. She's got a double rescue to tell us about today. One that started with Cindy dumpster diving for some chairs. She says, "They were GROSS. Bad paint job with bad paint. Lots of drips and globs. And sticky. And the seat cushions? Eeeek!" After some TLC, Cindy got them to look like this...