This Headboard Got Benched

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This nifty headboard project was created by Jen from Scissors and Spatulas for Somewhat Simple. It’s got a cool backstory. The forgotten, neglected headboard once was her husband’s childhood bed. “It was going to be tossed to the curb until I claimed it for myself because I had a vision,” Jen tells us. “Being the little scavenger that I am, I hauled it home and rescued it!”

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French Farm Inspired Piano Bench Rescue

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“My family is finally getting past the shame and embarrassment phase of me grabbing things from the trash,” laughs Mindi at My Love 2 Create.  “In fact, this bench was picked up by my oldest son–I didn’t even have to get out of the car!” The piano bench they hauled home was sturdy and useable, {…Read More…}

Garden Bench Rescued from the Forest

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“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.”

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Weathered Bench Container Garden

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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.

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Beautiful Bench from Reclaimed Materials

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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!

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Trashed Headboard Becomes a Corner Bench

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“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.”
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Sitting Pretty at the End of the Bed

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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.

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Found Bench Gets a Shot of Color

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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.

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