An Elephant Foot Stool

forgotten-footstool

“This footstool had been kicking around the classrooms in my school for over fourteen years. No one is quite sure who it belonged to originally,” explains Lori at Rise.Shine.Create. When she found it hidden under a pile of books in another classroom, she asked her colleague if it could go home with her.

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Tea Cart Makeover

old-tea-cart

At Rain on a Tin Roof, Jenna was delighted when friends passed along this tea trolley to her. “Don’t you just love friends who give you their junk?” she laughs. The cart was a bit rusty and dirty, but Jenna could see the potential.

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End Table Gets a Stylish Boost

end-table-no-doors

Over at Pennylove Projects, Crystal says, “I found two of these tables last week during my garbage rounds. They were in desperate need of a makeover.”

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Rolling In Style: a Metal Cart Makeover

old-metal-cart

“We rescued a vintage metal cart from heading to a landfill!” exclaims Kathy at The Salvaged Boutique. One of their favorite Craigslist sellers said that she’d toss the cart if it didn’t go home with Kathy or her sister Karen, so they rescued it.

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Mid Century Mod Dress Update in Gold and White

mcm-dresser

“This dresser was part of my bedroom set growing up,” Abby explains at Just a Girl and Her Blog, “and I took it with me when I left my parents’ house and never gave it back.” She’s used the dresser in different ways around her house, even painting it black several years ago, as you see in the picture below.

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Fabric Scraps Become a Cool Clutch

Indian-tribal-pillow

Nicole from The Felted Fox is back with another refashion for us. This one made use of the scraps leftover from this exotic tribal pillow project that she shared with us here.

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A Pizza Shop Bathroom Inspired this Makeover

secretary desk

Kathy from The Salvaged Boutique had this secretary desk in her pile of “things to be refinished”. A small accent table in a pizza shop restroom with a diamond-patterned top caught her eye, so she snapped a photo and used it as inspiration for the secretary makeover.

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Broken Dresser Lives Again

broken-dresser

Karen spotted this broken dresser on one of her tree lawn hunts for furniture. Despite it’s poor condition, she brought it home for a makeover, and tells us all about it at The Salvaged Boutique.

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