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

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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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Repurposing a Salad Bowl

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At The Salvaged Boutique, Kathy was reminded of Fall when she spotted this forgotten wooden salad bowl in her storage room. She decided to bring it out of retirement and put it to use again.

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Salvaged Doors Make a Cabinet

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“I got these vintage armoire doors from my neighbor,” says Gail at My Repurposed Life. She decided right away to use them to make a small cabinet.

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From Too-Big Pants to Too-Cute Dress

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Over at Mabey She Made It, Lisa had a pair of pinstripe pants that not longer fit (they were too big). She decided it was time for a refashion!

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Out of the Ashes

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Amy’s brother works for a restoration company and was cleaning up a house that had recently suffered a fire.  “When he came across this little end table…he knew I could save it and give it a new life!” she tells us at Junque Chic. Due to all the water and smoke damage, it was necessary to {…Read More…}

Friends Don’t Let Friends Keep Ugly Dressers

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As anyone with any experience in makeovers well knows….some before pictures are downright scary!  Take this dresser that was given to Danielle by a friend, for example.  She tells us at her blog, Antique Recreation,  “Someone put a lot of work into this finish, and I’m sure someone else would love it…but it wasn’t my {…Read More…}

Painted Leaf Art

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Here’s a fun Fall project that I think gives off a trendy tribal vibe. It’s wall art made from fallen leaves by Carmody at Paper & Fox.

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