"When I found this sad old baby changing table, it was chanting to me, '"I WANT TO BE A COCKTAIL CART!'" laughs Heather at A Southern State of Mind. She was happy to oblige, loading up the changing table and taking it home.
Over at Rappsody in Rooms, Megan has been working on sprucing up her sunroom, and this small table has been a part of the transformation. Originally, though, she thought it was past rescuing--she literally walked past it--until she took a look at the legs on the table and recognized their potential.
"As I've been clearing out inventory in my storage unit, I've been coming across all sorts of things I forgot I owned like this adorable child's card table. Sweet little vintage piece!" exclaims Sarah at Home-Ology.
Maria blogs at Five Simple Things. She and her husband recently celebrated an anniversary, so Maria wanted to give him something special and meaningful. Her gift started out with some used cherry cabinet doors.
At Thrifty Treasures, Sara tells us, "My wonderful hubby brought me home this mirror he found. A beautiful piece of work, but it had a broken part." Sara came up with a solution for fixing the missing embellishment.
Over at Lolly Jane, Kelli needed a baby shower gift for a new baby boy. His mom's cute nursery design of browns, creams, and orange with a fox theme was Kelli's inspiration, and some former house siding was her canvas.
Okay, this has to be one of the most unusual rescues I've ever seen, but it's genius--pure genius! Mandi of Vintage Revivals was looking for an inexpensive source for leather, since she wanted to make some leather pillows. Her solution? Finding an old leather couch on Craigslist that no one else wanted.
Rhonda rescued this magazine rack through a Facebook swap page and blogged about it over at Home.Made. When she got it, Rhonda says that, "It was brown and dusty with little gnaw marks from some (hopefully domestic) critter."
If you are sitting at a desktop computer, take a look at your mouse pad...how's it looking? A little dingy? No need to be embarrassed, we've all been there! In fact, Leslie, The Seasoned Homemaker, has figured out how to make those old mouse pads look like new.
At Homespun with Love, a dining room chandelier was getting a little too brassy for its homeowners. "We looked for some time trying to find a reasonably priced replacement that would suit our decor taste, but try we did with no luck."
At her blog, Love Grows Wild, Liz has been sharing her patio makeover. One of the things she did to make the space feel more like a room was to hang some artwork on an exterior wall. Since the art would be outdoors, Liz decided to upcycle some old decor to create something she wouldn't feel bad about exposing to the elements.
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