Revamped Nesting Tables

This little set of nesting tables had put in their time and were no longer functional for Jessica from Running With Scissors. They were too short for end tables and many of the legs were falling off to boot.

nesting tables before

Jessica built boxes onto each table, adding to their height and function. Now they all have a special spot in Jessica’s home where they can actually be used. I think it’s really cool how Jessica created three unique looks from the same table design. It just shows all the possibilities there are when refabbing a piece of furniture.

refabbed nesting tables after

Check out the transformations at Running With Scissors.

Painted Side Tables

Hannah from Hannah Kate Flora started off 2012 with a couple of great finds from her NYC Salvation Army. For only $24, Hannah grabbed up a pair of “retro Brady Bunch” side tables.

refabbed side tables before

It only took some bone white paint and new hardware to bring these babies up-to-date. I so love the little hanging knobs that Hannah nabbed for only $6 from Anthropologie. The style and color complement the style of the tables beautifully!

refabbed side tables after

Find the details at Hannah Kate Flora.

Metal and Wood Sewing Table

Myra from The Casabella Project was the lucky recipient of a metal sewing machine base from one of her hub’s co-workers. In the midst of renovating a bathroom and installing a mantel in her 1950s home, an idea for the base popped into her head. It only took an old cabinet door to transform it into a accent table with a vintage vibe.


With industrial furniture so hot right now, the base was a great grab for Myra. Wouldn’t this be a great way to repurpose Great Great Grandma’s old sewing machine instead of letting it collect cobwebs in an attic?


Head on over to The Casabella Project to read more.