Ex-Girlfriend’s Dresser Makeover

The Turquoise Piano dresser before

When Kelli of The Turquoise Piano married her husband, she just assumed that the old dresser he had was something special to him.  Three years later, she asked about it and learned that it had belonged to his ex-girlfriend’s sister, and he couldn’t remember how it ended up at his house!  Can you say makeover time?

The Turquoise Piano dresser before

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Stenciled Pallet Clock

Flamingo Toes pallet before

You never know what someone is going to think of to make from a pallet, these days.  At Flamingo Toes, Bev made a really neat looking wall clock from one.

Flamingo Toes pallet before

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Fabric Covered Bulletin Board

curbside bulletin board

This bulletin board shows just how skilled the ladies over at Namely Original are at bringing new life to old, discarded items. Julia had been looking for a new cork board, but her mom was not too excited about forking over the money. Therefore, she found a more budget-friendly option in this curbside find.

curbside bulletin board

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Painted Wood Banker’s Chair

Slate bankers chair before 1 WD

You know you’ve really achieved elite junker status when even friends of friends start passing their castoffs on to you. That’s exactly how Reeves from The Weathered Door ended up with a free solid wood banker’s chair.

Slate bankers chair before 1 WD

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Cabinet Door Headboard

cabinet doors to headboard before

After six years, Karen from Desert Chica Ramblings still found her master bedroom lacking a headboard. Her husband came up with a solution using a couple of cabinet doors he’d rescued before they ended up in the dumpster.

cabinet doors to headboard before

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Window Hat Rack

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Shari from Turnstyle Vogue loves to incorporate old windows into her home décor. If you’ve been itching to get your hands on an old window of your own, Shari suggests checking out “vintage stores, Habitat ReStores, Craigslist  and your local recycling center.”

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Recycled Paper Heart Wreath

cereal box to wreath

Jeanette from Creating A Life shares in my love for cereal and, therefore, never has a shortage of the colorful cardboard boxes. She was determined to put some of that cardboard to work for Valentine’s Day this year.

cereal box to wreath

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End Table Dog Bed

end table dog bed before

When her future sister-in-law needed a large end table, Ashley from Domestic Imperfection knew she had just the one sitting in the furniture pile on her porch. Ashley got moving on her standard sanding and painting process while her son enjoyed crawling around inside the table. Thus an idea was born…

end table dog bed before

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