Industrial Spool Goes Back to School

Bohemian Junktion

Shannon blogs at Bohemian Junktion.  She’s been busy helping her son get ready to to move into his first college apartment.  When he decided that a desk wasn’t for him, they went looking around their place for a small table or something that could be used for housing his printer.  What they found was this wooden wire spool that Dad had brought home from work.

Bohemian Junktion

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Dresser Rescue with a Fun Take on Stripes

Denise Designed ikea dresser before

Denise has been working on giving her closet a complete overhaul, and needed a dresser to contain some of the clothing.  When her neighbor decided to put this dresser out for the trash, Denise eagerly picked it up and took it home for a makeover, and blogged about it at Denise Designed.

Denise Designed ikea dresser before

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Herb Planter to Stylish Buffet Accessory

Circus Berry planter before

Anne blogs at Circus Berry.  There, she shares a project with us that started out as a deeply clearanced item on the shelves at Target.

Circus Berry planter before

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Time for a Rescue in Orange and Black!

Lake Girl Paints fence board before

Over at Lake Girl Paints, Deb has decided it’s time to break out the orange and black and start making her Halloween decor.  For this project, she repurposed some unused fence panels.

Lake Girl Paints fence board before

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Accent Table Made from a Bucket

Plum Doodles bucket before

At her blog Plum Doodles, Sheila has been giving her keeping room a mini makeover.  There’s not room for a lot of furniture, but one thing she needed in there was a small table.  “I decided to challenge myself and create a diy accent table from whatever I already had on hand,” Sheila says.

Plum Doodles bucket before

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Incredible Curbside Find: An Antique Desk!

Eve of Reduction desk before

At Eve of Reduction, Cristin was just driving along one day when, as she tells it, “I came across this to-die-for antique desk on the side of the road and my eyes dropped out of my head. What luck!”

Eve of Reduction desk before

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Kitchen Herb Planter from Found Objects

Creative Life Antics pallet before

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.

Creative Life Antics pallet before

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Louis Cane Chair Gets a Facelift

Rain on a Tin Roof cane chair before

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.

Rain on a Tin Roof cane chair before

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