Justynn blogs at Creative Life Antics. “A friend found a great pallet for me from his work and I’ve been saving it for a project,” she explains. The project she decided to use it for was a kitchen herb garden.
Over at Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna’s friend knew how much Jenna wanted a chair with French country flair. So when that friend came across this cane chair at a yard sale, she passed it right along to Jenna. The chair was in pretty bad shape–as in, no to be used for sitting, bad–so it sat down in her basement for a while.
“This was one of my first rescues,” confesses Rhonda from Obsessive and Creative. “I saw it in front of a neighbor’s house on big trash day. I could not explain why I had picked it up. It was in such bad shape no one would understand!” she laughs.
Over at Redoux Interiors, Karen says she found this desk on “One glorious morning of Dumpster Diving at my favorite Apartment Dumpsters spot. The desk was SOLID wood, but had a very sad and abused top.” Karen saw potential, and took it home.
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!”