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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This Accessory Holder Came Out of the Gutter–Literally!

Plumdoodles gutter screen before

Sheila is so good at rescues, she can pull something from the gutter and give it a successful makeover!  No, seriously, over at Plum Doodles, Sheila has some great ideas for reusing scraps of gutter screen.  This particular project even made use of an old framed mirror, as well.

Plumdoodles gutter screen before

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The Key to This Rescue Was Paint

Remodelando Del Casa tray before

At Remodelando la Casa, Cristina has been having some fun experimenting with chalk paint.  She tried out Annie Sloan’s Duck Egg on this little tray, and loved the color.  But the plain, blue tray still seemed like it needed something else to complete the transformation.

Remodelando Del Casa tray before

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What to Do If Your Accessories are Taking Over

Metal Tins

Beth blogs at Through the Eyes of the Mrs.  Her rescue project was inspired by a genuine problem in her home.  She explains, “We were in desperate need for some organization in the hair accessory department.”

Metal Tins

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A Pirate’s Life for This Side Table

Enhanced Home Decor side table before

Yo-ho, yo-ho, another roadkill rescue for me!  As you may have guessed, this one has a nautical theme…and it’s gorgeous!  Jodi of Enhanced Home Decor started with this roadside find: a small, hexagon shaped side table.

Enhanced Home Decor side table before

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Brand Name Headboard Rescue

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

“Our complex has a big trash enclosure where people tend to leave furniture they no longer want,” explains Sarah at This Sarah Loves.  “My husband calls this ‘donating to the universe’. Last week I found a West Elm headboard that had been donated to the universe!”

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

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