Tossed Table Becomes a Stylish Bistro Set

Art is Beauty table before

One cold day when Karin and her husband were out on a walk, they spotted this old table sticking out of a dumpster at their neighbor’s house.  With permission from their neighbor, they fished the table out and took it home.  Karin–who blogs at Art is Beauty–knew that with a lot of TLC and a couple of chairs, it could become a trendy bistro table!

Art is Beauty table before

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Rawr! It’s a Tiger Striped Bar Cart

Rain on a Tin Roof bar cart before

Everyone except Jenna who passed by this metal cart on the curb saw it as another piece of junk.  Jenna, on the other hand, could see the potential it had to become a sexy bar cart.  If you need a fabulous rolling bar in time for your New Year’s Eve celebration, check out this rescue at Rain on a Tin Roof.

Rain on a Tin Roof bar cart before

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Milk Paint Makeover of a Nightstand

Revived by Delia nightstand before

Over at Revived by Delia, Delia says that she’s had this nightstand waiting in a pile of furniture that needs makeover for so long she doesn’t even remember where it came from.  “Judging by the coat of dirt it was covered in, it had been neglected for some time,” she notes.

Revived by Delia nightstand before

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A Wintry Garland

Avinash and Nandini snow garland before

Here’s a simple decoration that will work for both Christmas and the winter months after.  It was created by Nirupama at Avinash and Nandini, who started with a foraged tree branch.

Avinash and Nandini snow garland before

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Dramatic Sofa Makeover

Confessions of a DIYaholic sofa before

I love a dramatic rescue, don’t you?  Well, then, you are going to love seeing what happened after Kayla from Confessions of a DIYaholic found this sofa on the side of the road.

Confessions of a DIYaholic sofa before

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Rustic Stars Made from Paint Sticks

The Happy Housie paint sticks before

Krista of The Happy Housie came up with an adorable paint stick project this holiday season: rustic stars!  It’s definitely something that could be incorporated year-round into her decor, and the hardware store was nice enough to give her the paint sticks for free!

The Happy Housie paint sticks before

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An Old Window Screen Gets Festive

Restoration Redoux window screen before

“A little while back, my neighbor was throwing out this old window screen,” tells Shanna at Restoration Redoux, “and I told my husband that I knew I would someday find a use for it. He of course told me I never would. I love it when I’m right.”

Restoration Redoux window screen before

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Merry Christmas 2013

Infarrantly Creative Joy bottles

I want to wish each and every one of you a very happy Christmas this year!  Whether you are celebrating at home or away, with loved ones or new friends, may the joy of the season warm your hearts and fill your stockings. Thank you for sharing your creativity and rescue projects here with me. {…Read More…}