“This old bench was rescued from the back of my mom’s flower garden right before it completely slipped away into the forest never to be seen again!” says Amy at Joyful Daisy. “I am truly amazed what an afternoon with spray paint can do.”
Shauna from Sartori Design for Living originally found this bench in an old shed at her parents’ home. She decided to give it new life as part of a container garden in her own yard.
Over at My Love 2 Create, Mindi has been sharing projects from the laundry room redo she helped her sister with. Since Sis was on a tight budget, most of the projects they worked on had to involve free or low-cost materials. This bench for the mudroom section of the laundry area repurposed not one, but two items!
“Last Spring I got a call from a friend to alert me that there was a headboard out to the garbage on her street,” tells Gail at My Repurposed Life. “I borrowed a truck and hurried right over to scoop it up.”
Over at One More Time Events, Tammy has recently completed the final touches on a bedroom makeover. Her last task was to give the bench at the end of her bed a fresh, new look. The bench was originally a dumpster find.
When Trisha from Black and White Obsession moved into her new house, this plastic outdoor bench was one of the items left behind by the previous owners. Initially, it was used as a landing spot for tools during her renovations, but eventually Trisha decided to give the bench a little makeover.
When Sara of Thrifty Treasures found a broken chair with two legs missing on the curb, she had no idea she’d discover it’s twin a few months later! With four legs between the two chairs that were in fairly good condition, Sara decided to repurpose them for another piece of furniture.
When a family member spotted this bench on the side of the road and brought it to Anneke to rescue, it had loads of character….and BUGS! “As awesome as the seat was, it was damaged by larvae and bugs of some kind. Ewww, gross, and NO thank you!” exclaims Anneke at her blog, This, That & Life.