Everyone except Jenna who passed by this metal cart on the curb saw it as another piece of junk. Jenna, on the other hand, could see the potential it had to become a sexy bar cart. If you need a fabulous rolling bar in time for your New Year's Eve celebration, check out this rescue at Rain on a Tin Roof.
Chelsea from Pinterior Designer and her husband were driving along one day when she spotted the bar cart of her dreams in the most unlikely place: on the side of the road. She screamed for him to stop, and--to make a long story short--the bar cart came home with them.
Over at Rustic Rediscovered, Susan's husband picked up this changing table from the side of the road. A changing table isn't a necessity at their house any longer...so Susan transformed it into something that they'd use a little more often.
"So I was antiquing with my mom in Stillwater earlier this summer and an old AV cart with clear acrylic wheels caught my eye," Jackie tells us at Teal & Lime. "My mom said, 'I have one like that in my basement.' She must have seen my eyes widen and my ears perk up, because then she said, 'Do you want it?'"
"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.
Tranae, who blogs at Becoming Fabulous, tells us, "Over the last two years a rusty old bar cart has been sitting on my patio. It belonged to my grandmother so throwing it away wasn't an option. Instead I decided to give it a little TLC and bring it back into the house."
At Diary of a Preppy Mom, Whitney admits that her husband was more than a little embarrassed when she made him pull over and help her load this curbside find into their minivan. Ugly as it was, the old TV cabinet was solid wood, and Whitney knew she could fix it up.
Meredith & Gwyneth, the New Yorkie, is a blog about the adventures of a thrify gal and her cute dog in the big city. One of Yorkie Gwyneth's talents is finding great trash for her owner, Meredith, to bring home for makeovers. Take this little old bar cart, for instance, that the pair discovered alongside a dumpster while they were out on one of their walks.
Janel from Nellie Bellie got the computer cart when her husband dragged it home from the curb for her. She stared at it for awhile until the light bulb went off, and Janel knew just what the old cart was destined to become…
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